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    Re: Chieftan's Championship Quest

    Week 7 (week of April 25)

    Monday: G focused on 1 step drill to tighten up the lead leg action, then did starts to 3H (1H touchdown time was 2.69-2.74 with freelap. Some of these reps were also...
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    Re: Chieftan's Championship Quest

    Week 6 (week of April 18)

    Monday
    Sprinters: blocks and batons
    Hurdlers: drills

    Tuesday
    Meet

    Wednesday
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    Re: Chieftan's Championship Quest

    Week 5 (back to school, meets begin) Week of April 11

    Monday: picture day, nothing done really.

    Tuesday: Sprinters did 4x200 session, another KitKat session, but modified.

    Wednesday:...
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    Re: Chieftan's Championship Quest

    Week 4 (spring Break) Week of April 4

    Poor weather all week forced me to cancel practices most of the week.
    Wednesday sprinters did block start practice to 10m to get comfortable in them. Most...
  5. Research: Resisted sprints and harness selection

    For those who have read Charlie's thoughts on resisted sprinting, one concept he was a proponent of was a waist harness.

    In the current Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research(Bentley et al.,...
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    Re: Chieftan's Championship Quest

    Thanks for reading!

    The season is so short here, only 68 calendar days until our regional final, then one more week of 2 championship meets every other day. State finals, for those who make it,...
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    Re: Chieftan's Championship Quest

    Out of my sprinter group, I currently have 3 girls who can run under 14 seconds in the 100m, 1 right around the 14.00 mark, a few more just above 14, and the rest are over 16 seconds. I don't have...
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    Re: Chieftan's Championship Quest

    Week 3 completed:

    Monday:
    Sprinters: introduced block settings. out of the 25 sprinters on the team, only 4 have used blocks before (16 girls are 9th graders, most coming out for the first...
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    Re: Chieftan's Championship Quest

    Week 2 now in the books.

    I was home Monday with my kids who came down with the flu, so there was no practice.

    With large numbers, and with 9th graders coming so late, I have divided the...
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    Re: Chieftan's Championship Quest

    Week 1 in the books.

    Monday had a team meeting before practice and gave what I feel is one of my best talks ever. My talks, however, aren't what wins championships and gets personal best times. ...
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    Re: Andre DeGrasse to Altis

    Here is the article Ange mentioned

    http://www.thestar.com/sports/amateur/2016/01/09/canadian-track-stars-hope-cost-of-olympic-gold-is-a-training-group-in-phoenix.html
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    Re: Chieftan's Championship Quest

    Season #6 coming up starting next week! Can't believe I've been here going on 6 seasons. This is likely going to be most challenging for a few reasons.

    This winter was my lowest number of indoor...
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    Re: Video: Charlie and Tim Montgomery

    Balance,

    Lee is a great guy. I find his change of direction stuff some of the best available.
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    Re: K's 400m/800m 2015 HS Senior Year progression

    Great update on K!! She's been through some adversity and has still managed to find success. I'm sure these are lessons she will remember forever, and apply them to life beyond the track. You've...
  15. Re: MTCCCA Sprint Training Part III Long to Short vs. Short to Long

    I understand the purpose of the talk was to contrast two training theories in a high school setting. Ryan has coached for quite a few years now and has found team success, both in track and in cross...
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    Re: seoul 88 the rounds

    wow!! Thanks for sharing this!
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    Re: Achilles tendinopathy

    I just had a runner pressure mapped. She is/was a heavy heel striker and had a lot of lower leg issues (which is why I had her evaluated). Turned out her heel striking side was shorter as well. ...
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    Re: Achilles tendinopathy

    In both conditions, they can be grouped as heel dysfunction. I asked if Robin had both on the same foot, because as he said, they go together. We all have dysfunctions, yet we all don't have pain...
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    Re: Achilles tendinopathy

    The popular approach is for practitioners to treat structural issues, which does the job most times. I see posts from Runners World, and many other social media posts related to various heel...
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    Re: Achilles tendinopathy

    Robin,

    Is/was the plantar fascititis on the same foot as this achilles issue?

    If so, I would suspect there is likely nerve entrapment issues that need to be addressed, with the easiest way...
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    Re: Short to Long with Team Sports

    Working with team sports, I think it's important to understand the athlete's demands. Ange's example of Charlie's sessions for a wide receiver shows the benefit of creating speed reserve with fairly...
  22. Thread: Posture?

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    Re: Posture?

    Where are you located?


    Here is a textbook leg length assessment and you'll see the difference around the 2:00 mark

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWjLGKl9NpA

    The only thing I would add to...
  23. Thread: Posture?

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    Re: Posture?

    Without seeing you in person and doing an assessment, I can't speak specifically of your issues. However, here are common themes I find:

    Chiros feel everyones hips are off and people have a short...
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    Re: Speed Endurance/Special Endurance in SPP

    It depends on the training elements you need to get in within a block of training. KitKat's concurrent GPP program is set up as 3x2 weeks blocks of training, but could be modified as needed.

    I...
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    Re: Speed Endurance/Special Endurance in SPP

    I think too often we get caught up in weekly microcyles. I feel many athletes would benefit more from longer microcyles. I am pretty sure PJ has used extended micro blocks with a few athletes.
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