3 Great Posts From 2015 Complete Track and Field Clinic Event Group Leaders

Posted by Latif Thomas

Over the past week or so, I’ve posted three articles/videos from 2015 Complete Track and Field Clinic Event Group Leaders, all of which I think:

A) You’ll really like
B) Are important tools for becoming a better coach and athlete

Share them with others or save them to look at again later. But, certainly take the time to read, watch and comment/ask questions. Here they are in the order they were posted:

1. You Coach Some Half Fast Sprinters (from #ctfclinic Hurdles Group Leader, Marc Mangiacotti)

Discover an easy way to determine if your athletes are giving less than 100% effort during speed development workouts, as well as a highly effective 4×100 meter relay drill you can use to teach violent, explosive and efficient sprint mechanics.

2. 6 Ways to Develop Stronger Relationships With Your (Student) Athletes (from #ctfclinic Sprints Group Leader, Gabe Sanders

Workouts and technical progressions are critical. Obviously. But, most successful coaches will tell you their most effective skill is in developing strong relationships with their athletes. Here are 6 methods to incorporate into your coaching toolbox.

3. Vertical & Horizontal Jumps Training Drills (from #ctfclinic Jumps Group Leader, Reuben Jones)

Coming off coaching his triple jumper to a bronze medal in the triple jump at the NCAA DI Indoor National Championship this winter, Reuben shares some drills and progressions you probably haven’t seen before. These drills don’t require fancy equipment or facilities, a ‘must have’ for most coaches looking to get results despite poor weather and facility options.


2015 SUMMER TRACK AND FIELD CLNIC: Registration is open for both coaches and athletes of all event groups and skill levels. Join us at the Complete Track and Field Clinic at Harvard University on July 18-19, 2015.




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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