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“Working the Dirt II”

Let’s look at three more hurdle qualities I believe can assist coaches in making them better able to make your “Newbie” hurdlers fast and your experienced hurdlers faster. I had a community college guy who was competition in his first decathlon, and was terrified of the high hurdles. The hurdle height did not scare him…

“Working the Dirt”

The 100 meter and 110 meter hurdles events must be thought of as sprint events, and not an event where you dump the slow kids. So don’t fill your hurdler crew with those young people who were not able to make your top three or four flat 100-200 meter sprinters. Since pure acceleration, acceleration, transition…

“Working the Dirt”

The 100 meter and 110 meter hurdle events must be thought of as sprint events, and not an event where you dump the slow kids. So don’t fill your hurdles crew with those young people who were not able to make your top three or four flat 100-200 meter sprinters. Since pure acceleration, acceleration, transition…

Winter Workouts for Hurdles

I was inspired by the winter training article written by coach Mangiacotti two weeks ago, so I wanted to put in my two cents concerning what I wanted my young people to do for winter workouts. As a young high school coach I was determined to write workouts for everyday of the break and even…

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