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  1. Thread: Rip

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    Re: Rip

    To me, he was one of the two most influential people in the development in coaching. I never met him, nor Charlie, but the things I learned changed what I thought I knew.
  2. Thread: Ben Johnson add

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    Re: Ben Johnson add

    A lot of people in Australia are up in arms about the ad, why because of Ben.

    My personal opinion is, I don't care. Good luck to Ben and the advertisers
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    Re: World Speed Summit 3

    Looking forward to WSS3, have listen to most of the previous editions (i buy them as it is hard for me to organise myself to listen to them when they are free)
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    Re: Charity for a great track coach

    Apparently cancer treatment, as his insurance is refusing to pay. Not 100% sure or certain of that, just something I saw on twitter
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    Re: World Speed Summit 2

    I bought the download, so waiting to be able to download them (I couldn't listen to them during the sessions)
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    Re: DMA's New Coaching Journey - Master Aged Athlete

    Been a while since I have updated the journal.

    We had 4 weeks off running due to achilles, athlete doing too much because he wanted to get ready for a comp. My fault for allowing this.

    We...
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    Re: Andre DeGrasse to Altis

    http://news.nationalpost.com/sports/rio-2016/andre-de-grasse-breaks-10-second-barrier-in-winning-100-metres-at-canadian-olympic-track-trials

    9.99 to win Canadian Champs
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    Re: DMA's New Coaching Journey - Master Aged Athlete

    Training tonight with some achilles soreness, we have kind of been managing it but tonight just couldn't going so terminated track session. So we went into the gym

    Session was made up as we went...
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    Re: DMA's New Coaching Journey - Master Aged Athlete

    Athlete did the week I described above, didn't do the Thursday session as well as I would have liked but so be it. The most pleasing element of the Thursday session, was he looked good form wise (it...
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    Re: How to train between meets

    I think Kwave, makes a brilliant point, well to my mind. Change is the hardest thing to do; and we tend to think what if it doesn't work, what will happen if it doesn't work, and etc...

    The other...
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    Re: DMA's New Coaching Journey - Master Aged Athlete

    Athlete sent me a message the next day

    'Haven't felt that lactic in 25 years, when I did my last 400m Hurdles race, but feel pretty good.

    The weekly schedule is Friday and Saturday are off...
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    Re: How to train between meets

    He worked with T&F athletes, and the governing bodies. I am not sure of the correct terminology, but it relates to stiffness and force application.
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    Re: How to train between meets

    Not necessarily, a physio who has worked with UK and Australia teams mentioned must of the injuries he deals with 'elite athletes' are tendon based, where as lower level are muscular. Stiffness...
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    Re: How to train between meets

    Interestingly, a mate of mine who trained on Thursday said he jumped out of bed on Friday and felt great. He had cross country relay today 1400m leg (not sure how many) and felt crap, and ran crap....
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    Re: DMA's New Coaching Journey - Master Aged Athlete

    Tonights session was 3 x 150 then 2 x 120 with 2 minutes rest. The 150's aim was 21, and the 120's was 16-17

    His times are as follows;

    150 - 21.0
    150 - 20.6
    150 - 21.6
    120 - 18.5
    120 - 18.6
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    Re: DMA's New Coaching Journey - Master Aged Athlete

    Good question oldbloke,

    This athlete has never done serious weight room work. So I am not teaching him any olympic lifting, and have made a decision to only use two exercises that we will go...
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    Re: DMA's New Coaching Journey - Master Aged Athlete

    Athlete had a quite week, due to a number of reasons. Work, soreness, and heavy rain meaning training on grass was out of the question.

    Sunday (19/6/16) we did some hurdle work, concentrating on...
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    Re: DMA's New Coaching Journey - Master Aged Athlete

    Athlete was away this weekend for his two son's rep field hockey games, so wanted a session.

    I stuffed up volume, as I initialed want him to do 1600m but got him to do 3200m. The session he did...
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    Re: How to train between meets

    Bit of everything is my opinion.

    Stress from the travel, causing rushing etc... High training for the week.

    Was the competition important? You have another four weeks of the season, how many...
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    Re: DMA's New Coaching Journey - Master Aged Athlete

    Been a while posting, due to major work deadlines and ill health



    19/05/2016 Spd End + Resistance
    3 x 2 x 70m (acc 10m); walk/reps, 8 min/set Note - Struggled backing up reps. Cadence and...
  21. Thread: 2016 races

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    Re: 2016 races

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sK9YeRHdxXk

    Andre De Grasse wins 100m Kim Collins injured IAAF Diamond League 2016 Oslo
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    Re: Charlie Francis and his influence

    I have had a number of discussions with coaches, who discredit Charlie, yet they mention coaches have been influenced Charlie...

    The other thing I found great with Charlie, and it seems a common...
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    Re: DMA's New Coaching Journey - Master Aged Athlete

    Thanks oldbloke, I have taken your advice on hand and have been looking at modifying sessions

    Sunday athlete did a hurdle session - 6 runs over 4 hurdles working on alternate lead leg.
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    Re: DMA's New Coaching Journey - Master Aged Athlete

    Been a bit quiet typing up the training athlete.

    So a bit of a catch up

    Note date is dd/mm/yyyy

    3/05/2016 Ext Tempo and Resistance Session
    4 x 4 x 100m + 10 Push Ups + 10 Squats; 100m...
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    Re: DMA's New Coaching Journey - Master Aged Athlete

    Yesterday athlete did a technical hurdle session, basically hurdle drills. Filmed every rep, and reviewed every rep - some things to work on

    Today was meant to be a short hurdle rhythm day, but...
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