Track and Field Drills & Practice Plans

Stride Drill

Purpose Runner practices driving forward and increasing stride. Setup Place flat, small sticks (such as yardsticks) on the track at various distances. First one – approx. .5...

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Track and Field Drills & Practice Plans

Drag and Hook Drill

Purpose Vaulter learns to keep legs extended through the takeoff, which helps to build the momentum to swing the body up to the bar. Setup You will need a regular set up for...

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Track and Field Drills & Practice Plans

Lean Acceleration Drill

Purpose Runners build their acceleration by learning the correct lean technique. Setup You need a clear track, and if you want to you can set up a tape across the lanes of the...

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Sweeping Leg Drill

Purpose Thrower works on driving the right leg (sweeping leg) forward to generate power on the throw. Setup Throwers can do this drill with or without a discus. How it Works...

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Track and Field Drills & Practice Plans

Cross Country Drill

Purpose Helps middle distance runners build endurance and strength while also developing a good rhythmic stride. Setup Set up a 30 to 45 minute course that has varied terrain....

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Track and Field Drills & Practice Plans

Standing Long Jump Drill

Purpose Jumpers work on their takeoffs and landings. Setup Jumper stands at the edge of the long jump pit. How it Works Jump using both feet into the long jump pit. Land in...

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