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.
Survival Guide for Coaching Youth Basketball
Teaching defensive drills can be easy with these simple tips.
Golf Anatomy eBook
It is increasingly common for players to adapt their swings for improved efficiency in power generation.
Coaching Youth Football 5th Edition eBook
In most cases, defensive players who react rather than think are best.
Heart Rate Training eBook
You can use heart rate data to indicate too much training in the early stages, what we refer to as acute overtraining, or overreaching.
Rowing Faster 2nd Edition eBook
In current explorations of expert performance in sport, two general rules are often used to classify whether someone has attained expert status.
Coaching Youth Soccer-5th Edition
Coaches rarely believe they have enough time to practice everything they want to cover. Training plans help you organize your thoughts so that you stay on track with your training objectives.
Tennis Anatomy eBook
Do you know what your playing style is? Do you like to come to the net and put the ball away with a volley or overhead? Or are you the type of player who likes to outlast your opponent by never missing a ball? Or do you like to hit the ball hard from the baseline, trying to dictate points and go for winners?
High-Scoring Softball eBook
If the batter is off balance during any part of the swing, she will not have the bat control needed to hit the ball where she wants to hit it. A well-balanced batting stance gives the batter a solid attack foundation.
Long-Term Athlete Development eBook
The biological differences between a 9-year-old and a 15-year-old are huge, and yet in spite of these biological differences, athletes of the same chronological age are often trained the same way at every age and participate in age group competitions.