Track and Field Drills & Practice Plans

Wall Drill

Purpose Improves the runner’s drive phase. Setup Runner stands approximately 1 meter from a wall. How it Works Runner places both hands against the wall with full arm extension.Runner’s trunk should be at 45 degree

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Crouch Start Drill

Purpose Develops a runner’s starting and acceleration abilities. Setup You need a clear area of track. How it Works Runner stands at the starting line. Runner crouches down and puts hand on rear-foot side down

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Heel Kick Drill

Purpose Runner builds rhythm in his or her stride making the energy expended in the stride efficient and effective. Setup The sprinters should have a clear track or grass area of about 50

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Exchange Zone Relay Drill

Purpose Runners practice the seven steps that its should take them to go from acceleration zone into exchange zone. Setup Four runners line up in a row with proper spacing. First runner has

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Line Spacing Relay Drill

Purpose Runners practice passing the baton. Setup Four runners line up, with arms extended to maintain proper spacing. They line up along a surface with a line down the middle – like a

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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 meters from start. Then increase the

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