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  1. Thread: Warm-up run

    by ontheball
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    Re: Warm-up run

    After reading Angela Issajenko's book I switched my group to:
    600-300-100-100-100 (4 laps when you take 100 walk between runs)
    Some of the shorter sprinters prefer 600-100-100-100 (3 laps)
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    Re: Looking for lift

    Yes I know the one you mean. Will try it.
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    Looking for lift

    Hi hoping somebody can help with this. At training two nights ago a girl I coach was doing the scissor drill to the side of a row of hurdles (drill with with straight legs done at skip tempo, we call...
  4. Re: My 400m Guy's Prep Heading into Olympic Trials

    Wow! Thanks for sharing this.
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    Re: spike lengths and sprinting

    Stefanie, I think you raise a really interesting point, so to speak, and I hope your niggle clears quickly. I do remember Charlie saying that Christmas tree spikes work best on softer surfaces.
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    Re: Tempo for kids

    If you have a squad you could divide them up into three groups of roughly equal ability and run back-to-backs i.e. group A runs down the field, when they cross the line group B run back up, then...
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    "Many years ago an octogenarian president of a...

    "Many years ago an octogenarian president of a London athletic club said: 'The art of coaching is to know what to do when things go wrong.' At the time the words did not mean very much. Now, many...
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    Last King of the Straddle

    The high jump is not my event but I have been moved and inspired after watching Vladimir Yashchenko - Last King of the Straddle on youtube...
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    Good luck! If the grass doesn't get too soft you...

    Good luck! If the grass doesn't get too soft you should be able to do lots of hard work. Keep us posted.
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    Bought a dvd from the USA a few weeks ago and...

    Bought a dvd from the USA a few weeks ago and didn't have to pay any customs charges, if that's any help.
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    Here is a link to a film about Wells and his...

    Here is a link to a film about Wells and his training.

    http://ssa.nls.uk/film.cfm?fid=4713&search_term=easy&search_join_type=AND&search_fuzzy=yes

    Also check out Margot Wells' Gofast website.
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    One thing I would do is integrate running A's...

    One thing I would do is integrate running A's quite conservatively. I once replaced a track session with 3x80m running A's because of snow and it fried the hip flexors, an area you definitely want to...
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