The first thing to remember as a coach is that hurdlers apply much greater stress to their legs and body than do normal sprinters; therefore, you cannot expect them to run hurdles on back-to-back days. This does not eliminate, however, the need to work on the daily flexibility that is associated with the hurdling technique.
The Hockey Drill Book
The on-ice conditioning drills included in this chapter are specific to the training of the three energy systems used to move the body in ice hockey: anaerobic alactic, anaerobic lactic, and aerobic.
Former senator Bill Bradley briefly explains how competition influences his life and career.
True Competition eBook
All competition requires finding the balance between seriousness and playfulness, between work and pleasure, between effort and enjoyment.
Coaching Volleyball Technical and Tactical Skills
A coach has the responsibility of patiently and systematically explaining and drilling the athletes on the basic skills that make up the game. These skills, called technical skills, are the fundamentals that provide each player with the tools to execute the physical requirements of the game.
Complete Conditioning for Rugby
Rugby is one of the most intriguing sports to analyse from a physiological perspective because it has such a variety of demands and each match is unique.
Youth Basketball Drills 2nd Edition eBook
Divide players into two groups at opposite ends of the course.
When a team scores a field goal and goes ahead of us with less than 10 but more than 3 seconds to go, my preference is not to call a time-out, but to quickly pass the ball inbounds and attempt to score with our quick break.
Track & Field Coaching Essentials
Good safety practices should be used when training endurance athletes. Because of the high volume of work, special problems arise. A proper training program balances intensity and volume and provides event-specific flexibility, strength, and drill training.
Lacrosse Essentials eBook
During a man-down defense because of a penalty, use your best six offensive players in an extra-man offense (EMO). Each must have a high lacrosse IQ, which enables them to read the defense and learn to take what the defense gives them.