This is a great drill that develops a runner’s starting and acceleration abilities.
Runners get used to the speed of the relay and work on the timing of the handoff in this drill.
This is a fantastic drill that strengthens the runner’s legs for increased power when driving forward.
The sprinter needs to focus on creating a rhythmic motion – not one that is wild and unpredictable. Energy that is expended during a sprint needs to be focused – and this drill should help the runner work on form and rhythm during their sprint.