Block Start analysis

Posted by Latif Thomas

Here is a block start analysis I did recently. In it, I break down the start of a female high school 100m hurdler all the way over the first hurdle. Early in the video, I compare this athlete to a beautifully violent 3 point block start from one of the world’s fastest 100m sprinters.


Latif Thomas, USATF II & USTFCCCA Event Specialist (Sprints, Hurdles & Relays)

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Latif Thomas - Latif Thomas owns and operates Complete Track and Field and serves as the Co-Director of the Complete Track and Field Clinic at Harvard University, the largest track and field clinic in the United States. A popular speaker and presenter at some of the largest coaching clinics across the country, Latif has true passion for the sport and it definitely shows. Over the past 19 years, he has coached more combined League, Division, All-State, and New England Champions in sprints, hurdles, and jumps than he can count. Follow @latif_thomas on Twitter.

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