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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…

What To Do With Your Walking Wounded

I have been coaching long enough to understand that in athletics injury is inevitable. The repetitive motion of running and contact with multiple surfaces can increase the rate of injuries among sprinters.  As a sprints coach I am sure you have encountered common injuries such as shin splints, stress fractures and pulled muscles. When I…

Managing Training Adjustments for Speed and Power Athletes

  Introduction For years, periodization has been the buzz word associated with process of planning, sequencing, and detailing various training cycles in order to achieve athletic improvement and insure that the best results come at the most critical times. Periodization is a convenient process. While there is an art to it, following the basic tenets…

Boo Schexnayder’s Complete Training Inventory

Training Components and Exercise Circuits By Boo Schexnayder RELATED: Get Coach Schexnayder’s Complete Training Inventory on DVD. Warmup Preparatory Routines Mobility Jog Circuit Weave Backwards Run Side Shuffle Right Side Shuffle Left Arm Circles Arms Across Crossover Run Static Flexibility Routines Capella Hansen’s Back Series (L-R) Spinal Roll Hands Behind Back Elbow/Obliques (L-R) Calf Stretch…