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Mid D & Distance Coaches (Endurance Programs on sale this week)

Middle distance and distance coaches – you know how difficult it can be to find applicable training information from successful HIGH SCHOOL endurance coaches. And you also know that running a successful middle/distance program requires an increasingly sophisticated understanding of not only how to develop an aerobic base, but how to play with special endurance…

Spring Sale + new HJ DVD from Boo Schexnayder

At this point in your time on this planet, I’m confident you understand how a spring sale works. But we’re also launching/releasing/adding Boo Schexnayder’s new ‘High Jump: Technique & Teaching’ DVD (which you can get on its own here) to our curriculum of coaching education resources and expanding his 4 DVD ‘Horizontal Jumps’ package to…

Jump Runs

It’s time for midterms in the wonderful world of coaching. Each semester, athletes are busy preparing for major exams and their schedules change.  The combination of stress and lack of sleep impel most athletes to request alternative practice times, or the day off, to prepare for these grueling examinations.  I have always preached the importance…

Special Considerations for the High Jump Approach

    Importance of the High Jump Approach When projected into flight, the center of mass of any object (including the human body) follows a predetermined, predictable, unalterable parabolic curve. Thus, establishment of the proper flight path is totally dependent upon proper force application during ground contact. Since all takeoff forces (including eccentric forces) are…