Want faster sprinters? Focus on this.

Posted by Latif Thomas

Yesterday at practice I had my assistant coach lead the group of 100+ kids while I did some talent identification.

Since it was about 30 degrees out and snowing, we weren’t exactly running fly 30s. So what was I looking for to determine who had innate athletic ability?

This one skill.

To your success,

Latif Thomas

P.S. It’s official. This summer I’ll be running a sprints/hurdles clinic with ‘Building the Perfect 100m Sprinter’ creator Marc Mangiacotti. Athletes AND coaches are invited to attend. Click here for dates and location.



Latif Thomas owns and operates Complete Track and Field and serves as the Co-Director of the Complete Track and Field Clinic, the largest track and field clinic in the United States. A popular speaker and presenter at some of the largest coaching clinics in the country. Over the past 15 years, he has coached more combined League, Division, All State and New England Champions in the sprints, hurdles, and jumps than he had the emotional strength to go back and try to count. Follow @latif_thomas on Twitter

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