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    with Mike Garcia,
    Lanphier (IL) High School Head Track & Field Coach;
    2009 Illinois Track & Cross Country Coaches Association Hall of Fame inductee

    More than just a technique video, this DVD explores an entire high jump program.

    Mike Garcia begins with a classroom overview of coaching the high jump and how to look for athletes who possess the attributes needed to successfully high jump.

    Seasonal Planning and Organization
    Garcia focuses his planning around a traditional high school season--8-10 weeks on the track with training beginning in late February. Garcia breaks down the season into a 3-phase training plan:

    • The Habit Phase - This early season phase focuses on conditioning and establishing consistent approaches by forming good habits. Consistent approaches lead to consistent heights!
    • Mid-Season Phase - A 3-4 week phase characterized by "developmental meets" and hard training.
    • Championship Phase - This focuses on fine tuning for regional and state championship competition.
    A day-by-day sample plan for a typical week in each phase is provided. Garcia also shares his in-season and off-season strength training protocol for his high jumpers.

    Creating Workouts
    Garcia discusses how he constructs his practices. He details strategies for general warm-up, high jump specific technique and training, as well as the importance of the end of practice time where excellent coach-athlete communication opportunities exist. Included in this segment are strategies to most effectively accommodate both novice jumpers and elite jumpers at the same time.

    On the Track Segment
    Garcia provides a step-by-step overview of how he teaches the event, identifies common mistakes that rob your athletes of success, and discusses strategies for jumping order and passing.

    In the drill segment, Garcia delivers curve drills, basketball drills, wall drill, circle drill, pit drill, 3 and 4 step drills and approach drills. He then breaks down several full jumps narrating each jump and sharing invaluable coaching points on each jump. He follows with a hurdle drill that he utilizes at practice and at meets that are especially good to execute between jumps.

    Garcia concludes his presentation by sharing his "best practice" strategies for successful meet days.

    66 minutes. 2011.


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  • 05/30/15--22:00: Sprinting the Jamaican Way
  • TD-03415A: with Maurice Wilson, Jamaican National Track & Field Team Head Coach (2012 Olympic Games);
    Jamaican National Track & Field Team Assistant Coach (Sprints) at the 2008 and 2004 Olympic Games and in four World Championships;
    Head Coach to the 2002 and 2001 Jamaican World Junior Teams;
    Head Girls Track Coach at Holmwood Technical High School in Manchester (JA) where his squads have taken seven consecutive girls National Championships

    In recent years, Jamaican runners have dominated the sprints, consistently producing some of the world's fastest athletes. In this unique 10-part series offered exclusively by Championship Productions, renowned Jamaican coach Maurice Wilson shares the training secrets of elite runners including

    Wilson knows that sprinting takes refinement and technique-not just raw talent. His high school runners, who have captured an unprecedented seven consecutive national titles, are the heart of Jamaica's sprinting success. In this 10-part presentation, you'll get an insider's look at Wilson's holistic approach to shaping world-class athletes, from warm-up drills to proven race-day strategies-and more. As an added bonus, you'll also receive an insightful segment on the historical building blocks of Jamaica's inspirational sprinting program.

    Presentation summary:

    Part 1: Warm-Up - Minimize the risk of injuries with this dynamic 9-drill warm-up method.

    Part 2: Running Drills - Incorporate proper running techniques into training drills with this 9-part sequence.

    Part 3: Strength Philosophies - Develop stronger runners using Wilson's philosophy for strength development.

    Part 4: Strength Work - Learn three variations of Wilson's strength program: circuit training, hip strength and stability strength.

    Part 5: Contrast Training - Create power and endurance with these five contrast-training strategies.

    Part 6: Training Program Breakdown - See how macrocycle and microcycle training phases can turn your squad into an athletic powerhouse.

    Part 7: Meet Preparation - Prepare your athletes for critical meets with competition-day preparation and tapering plans.

    Part 8: Competition Day Preparation - Uncover the secrets of using rest, diet and mental planning to enhance race-day performance.

    Part 9: Race Strategies - Give your athletes an edge on competition day with proven strategies for the 100- and 200-meter races.

    Part 10: Injury prevention - Maximize the chances of an injury-free season for you and your runners with Wilson's holistic training philosophies.

    Build a stronger running program with proven training techniques developed by a renowned coach and used by world-class sprinters! Order this unique 10-part DVD presentation today.

    61 minutes. 2010.



    TD-03415B: with Maurice Wilson, Jamaican National Track & Field Team Head Coach (2012 Olympic Games);
    Jamaican National Track & Field Team Assistant Coach (Sprints) at the 2008 and 2004 Olympic Games and in four World Championships;
    Head Coach to the 2002 and 2001 Jamaican World Junior Teams;
    Head Girls Track Coach at Holmwood Technical High School in Manchester (JA) where his squads have taken seven consecutive girls National Championships

    Olympic standout Usain Bolt and his Jamaican teammates dominated the 2008 Games setting world records and bringing home six gold Olympic medals in the sprint events. Now for the first time ever on DVD and offered exclusively by Championship Productions, Jamaican National Team Assistant Coach Maurice Wilson reveals the drills that elevated Bolt and other sprinters into world-class athletes.

    In this concise, informative presentation, Wilson delivers intensive technical instruction and shares the key components of Jamaican training including sprint mechanics, reaction drills, start drills, strength drills, blocks basics and drills, and much more.

    Give your athletes an early competitive edge by matching starting styles to each sprinter. To improve quickness out of the blocks, Wilson demonstrates a variety of start drills, including three distinctive starting styles. He provides a complete breakdown of the start from the call to the line through the drive from the block.

    Maximize performance with a strength-training routine that includes endurance, acceleration, and maximum velocity drills as well as a six-exercise sequence of contrast training. Wilson shows how this type of training fits into seasonal planning. He includes strategies for frequency and duration to maximize your training efforts and enhance your athletes' performance.

    Included as a bonus feature, Wilson breaks down footage of two national high school 100M races.

    Use Wilson's successful program to improve the athleticism of your runners! Place your order for this unique DVD today.

    46 Minutes. 2010.



    TD-03415C: with Maurice Wilson, Jamaican National Track & Field Team Head Coach (2012 Olympic Games);
    Jamaican National Track & Field Team Assistant Coach (Sprints) at the 2008 and 2004 Olympic Games and in four World Championships;
    Head Coach to the 2002 and 2001 Jamaican World Junior Teams;
    Head Girls Track Coach at Holmwood Technical High School in Manchester (JA) where his squads have taken seven consecutive girls National Championships

    Your relays can be a source of team pride, cohesiveness and camaraderie-and you can score more points! Jamaican sprint coach Maurice Wilson presents a comprehensive guide to maximize your sprint relays.

    Begin with the end in mind! Wilson believes that success in the relays requires a season-long commitment to relay training. To assist you in planning for relay success, he includes a seasonal overview of his relay progression, as well as a microcycle for dedicated relay training days during the seasonal phases.

    Relay tactics such as proper runner placement play a significant role in relay success. Wilson provides the criteria for each leg of the relay to help you build a successful, cohesive unit by putting the right people in the right positions.

    Relay success hinges on careful handling of the baton from the first to the last runner. Wilson demonstrates specific hand positioning and start techniques for the leadoff start as well as skills for handling the baton at each exchange. He offers several baton exchange drills to enhance the performance of the push pass exchange, including a tutorial on how to create exchange zones.

    Wilson shares all aspects of successful push pass exchanges for the 4x100 relay, the 4x200 relay and the 4x400 visual exchange. In addition, he demonstrates how to add chaos to the exchange drills to better prepare your team for competition.

    As an added bonus, Wilson analyzes four different 4x100 national competition relays, breaking down the legs of each relay to show the challenges of perfecting the push pass.

    Enhance the success rate of your relay teams with proven techniques from a world-renowned coach. Order your copy of "Sprinting the Jamaican Way: Relay Technique, Drills, & Strategies" today!

    2010. 34 minutes




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  • 05/30/15--22:00: World Class High Jump
  • with Gary Pepin, University of Nebraska, Head Track Coach; and Dusty Jonas, 2008 Olympic High Jumper

    Legendary Nebraska Head Coach Gary Pepin and Olympic High Jumper, and former Nebraska standout, Dusty Jonas share with you technique, drills and strategies for the high jump that have propelled Jonas onto the world stage.

    Beginning with a high jump specific warm-up, Coach Pepin narrates a dynamic 15-plus exercise program that prepares a high jumper for the rigors of a training session.

    Pepin moves into the technical aspects of the high jump, beginning with the approach and take-off. After covering the objectives and purpose of the approach, Pepin covers three types of approaches and zeros in on his approach of preference, a 10-stride approach. He begins with establishing and measuring the actual distance for an individual's approach. You will learn how to establish a precise and consistent take-off point, as well as the technical specifics of the penultimate step and the actual take-off. Pepin includes options for arm actions and strategies for establishing optimal body angles for launching into a successful flight pattern.

    Moving into flight strategies, Pepin starts with technique and follows that with four flight specific drills. Pepin and Jonas take you through seven curve and take-off drills designed to help the high jumper run a proper curve and transition into a technically sound take-off.

    With all of the technical components of the approach, take-off and flight in place, Pepin moves to the back of the high jump apron and puts it all together from start to finish. He passes along coaching tips on what to look for to identify common errors in the high jump.

    In addition to the technique and strategies, Pepin gives you five training components and offers strategies for designing a training program that is built back from the Championship meet. He also presents a checklist of 15 strategies for coach and athlete for making the competition day the most successful day possible

    Coach Pepin leaves no stone unturned in technique and strategies for all aspects of successful high jumping.

    85 minutes. 2010.


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  • 05/30/15--22:00: World Class Shot Put
  • with Don Babbitt, University of Georgia Throws Coach; and Reese Hoffa, 2x Olympian and World Champion

    With incredible and insightful coaching and demonstration from World Champion and Olympian Reese Hoffa, Don Babbitt provides you with "what you need to know" to be successful in the shot put.

    Coach Babbitt's six-part presentation features instruction in the following areas:

    • Warm-up - This shot put specific warm-up consists of a light jog, a series of static stretches that focus on the low back and legs, and med ball throwing drills to prepare for shot put training.
    • Grip and Release - Babbitt presents technical instruction for gripping the shot while detailing the differing neck placements for gliders and rotational shot putters. Three release drills place an emphasis on pushing the shot without spin on the release.
    • Standing Throw - Babbitt takes Hoffa through a five-step teaching progression that begins with an arm strike throw and progresses through to a power position with a throw. He highlights the keys to poser position and includes drills for rhythm and balance. These drills are appropriate for a full range of ability from beginning through elite. Once that athlete has a good grasp on the power position with standing throws, Babbitt introduces the reverse to the throw to assist the shot putter with increasing distance.
    • Full Glide Technique - Babbitt teaches a simple three-drill progression for the glide shot. Included are glide shot put throws with and without reverse.
    • Rotational Technique - Babbitt implements a 12-drill progression that leads the shot putter through every phase of the skill, including a complete throw with a reverse.
    • Training schedule - Babbitt discusses his philosophy and structure of throwing workouts. He offers examples of a thrower's training week and how to balance throwing with weight and agility training. Also included are the weight training and conditioning exercises he uses, as well as recommendations for how to train at the high school level. Downloadable workouts are available on this DVD.

    Throughout this entire DVD, Babbitt takes time to explain not only the how of each particular drill and phase of the throw, but more importantly, the whys. Understanding the whys affords both coach and athlete a keen insight into what to look for to prevent and/or correct errors.

    This DVD is certain to be a difference maker for coach and athlete!

    75 minutes. 2010.


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    with Cliff Rovelto, Kansas State University Director of Cross Country and Track & Field;
    USA Track & Field Master Coach - Jumps; 7x Team USA staff member; 2001 U.S. Track Coaches Association Women's Outdoor National Coach of the Year, 5x Midwest Region Coach of the Year; 2001 USTCA Women's Outdoor National Coach of the Year; 2x Big 12 Conference Women's Outdoor Coach of the Year

    USA Track & Field Master Coach Cliff Rovelto takes you through over 40 drills used to develop stronger and faster horizontal jumpers. Athletes and coaches will benefit from this outline for creating more power and force into the ground, which creates a more consistent approach and a longer jump.

    This DVD is packed full of coaching advice and drills that are both easy to understand and clear in their instruction.

    Coach Rovelto breaks down his teaching method into two areas:

    • Drills for the Approach - The goal of any horizontal jumper is to develop the maximum controllable speed on the runway that can still allow for a controllable takeoff. These drills vary from working on the rhythm of your approach to building up to your max controllable speed.
    • Drills for the Landing - Rovelto shows you how most athletes land and how to correct that to land in a more efficient manner. You'll learn how to land "active," which promotes the greatest possible extension when landing. This extension can increase your jump six to eight inches or more, the difference between making the finals and going home early.

    Some of the drills presented include wall run, rollover start, step-step-jump, hurdle mobility, straight leg hops and continuous pop-offs. You will begin to see the importance of perfecting these skills before progressing into actual jumping. Coach Rovelto covers such topics as: Acceleration, the drive phase, and maximum velocity mechanics.

    Also included is a series of triple jump drills that teach proper triple jump technique, which includes a hop series, step series, and combination series. These drills can also be used to develop overall strength in your jumpers.

    Rovelto also shares ideas on how to set-up workouts and competition strategies.

    As with all of Coach Rovelto's instructional DVD's, this video is one of the best to help the horizontal jumper and/or coach set up a progressive training approach in a very easy to follow format. Whether you are a beginning or advanced coach or athlete, there is plenty to learn from this well produced and easy to understand video, which makes this a much needed addition to any track & field training library.

    42 minutes. 2012.


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    with Maurice Wilson, Jamaican National Track & Field Team Head Coach (2012 Olympic Games);
    Jamaican National Track & Field Team Assistant Coach (Sprints) at the 2008 and 2004 Olympic Games and in four World Championships;
    Head Coach to the 2002 and 2001 Jamaican World Junior Teams;
    Head Girls Track Coach at Holmwood Technical High School in Manchester (JA) where his squads have taken seven consecutive girls National Championships

    In recent years, Jamaican runners have dominated the sprints, consistently producing some of the world's fastest athletes. In this unique 10-part series offered exclusively by Championship Productions, renowned Jamaican coach Maurice Wilson shares the training secrets of elite runners including

    Wilson knows that sprinting takes refinement and technique-not just raw talent. His high school runners, who have captured an unprecedented seven consecutive national titles, are the heart of Jamaica's sprinting success. In this 10-part presentation, you'll get an insider's look at Wilson's holistic approach to shaping world-class athletes, from warm-up drills to proven race-day strategies-and more. As an added bonus, you'll also receive an insightful segment on the historical building blocks of Jamaica's inspirational sprinting program.

    Presentation summary:

    Part 1: Warm-Up - Minimize the risk of injuries with this dynamic 9-drill warm-up method.

    Part 2: Running Drills - Incorporate proper running techniques into training drills with this 9-part sequence.

    Part 3: Strength Philosophies - Develop stronger runners using Wilson's philosophy for strength development.

    Part 4: Strength Work - Learn three variations of Wilson's strength program: circuit training, hip strength and stability strength.

    Part 5: Contrast Training - Create power and endurance with these five contrast-training strategies.

    Part 6: Training Program Breakdown - See how macrocycle and microcycle training phases can turn your squad into an athletic powerhouse.

    Part 7: Meet Preparation - Prepare your athletes for critical meets with competition-day preparation and tapering plans.

    Part 8: Competition Day Preparation - Uncover the secrets of using rest, diet and mental planning to enhance race-day performance.

    Part 9: Race Strategies - Give your athletes an edge on competition day with proven strategies for the 100- and 200-meter races.

    Part 10: Injury prevention - Maximize the chances of an injury-free season for you and your runners with Wilson's holistic training philosophies.

    Build a stronger running program with proven training techniques developed by a renowned coach and used by world-class sprinters! Order this unique 10-part DVD presentation today.

    61 minutes. 2010.


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  • 05/30/15--22:00: Mega Drills High Jump
  • with Sheldon Blockburger,
    University of Arizona Assistant Coach;
    has coached five National Champions in the jumps and multi-events

    Unlock your jumping potential with over 30 drills and progressions!

    Sheldon Blockburger takes you through a series of progressive teaching skills and drills ideal for teaching your high jumpers how to make their approach more consistent, learn proper take-off technique, get a more consistent bar clearance and to increase their overall strength and speed! These are the same proven drills Blockburger has used to train five National Champions in the jumps and multi-events.

    Coach Blockburger does an excellent job of breaking down the drills and explaining both how to do them and their application to high jumping. Numerous slow motion clips and visual notes help explain teaching and coaching points for the drills. These drills can be used in and out of season to get your jumpers stronger, faster and ultimately jumping higher.

    Learn a series of four Approach Drills that can be used as a warm-up to save you valuable practice time. These drills include the Serpentine and the Figure 8 which teach proper posture, rhythm and running form. You'll get five layout drills, including the fun Dolphin Drill which train your athletes how to achieve that perfect arch in their back.

    Next up is a series of drills that teach the proper 'J' approach. Using the Scissors and the Somersault drills, your athlete will develop proper take-off and layout at the top of the bar. You also get a group of technique drills to put the approach and jump together to achieve the best possible vertical takeoff position.

    Plyometrics take center stage as you are guided through a series of 11 drills that not only develop overall strength, but coordination as well. Blockburger goes through a series of skipping, box, and hurdle drills specific to his jumpers that promote the strength and jumping ability needed to be successful. There is also a set of stadium stair drills that will not only get you stronger, they will get your heart pumping as well.

    Finally, Blockburger takes you into the weight room to demonstrate a comprehensive set of Dynamic Strength Drills. These creative lifts cover the entire body and include the flexion walk among others will help you get the best out of your jumpers.

    Included are numerous coaching points (in graphic format) which help emphasize the demonstrations being shown. This DVD simplifies one of the most technically demanding events into an easy to follow set of progressive teaching steps.

    54 minutes. 2012.


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  • 05/30/15--22:00: World Class Javelin Throw
  • with Tom Pukstys,
    2012 US Olympic Team Assistant Coach (Throws);

    2x Olympian and 6x USA Champion;
    and Mike Hazle, 2008 Olympian

    Legendary Javelin thrower Tom Pukstys shares the techniques, drills and strategies that made him the USA's top Javelin thrower for over a decade.

    Following a javelin specific 25+ exercise warm-up, Coach Pukstys breaks his intensive technique instruction into three areas: the power position that details body positioning from the ground up, body angles that are essential to throwing success, and the position and location of the javelin to maximize power for the throw.

    Pukstys emphasizes that the throw is not arm activated, but rather leg and hip activated. He underscores the need for the athlete to feel the separation of the lower and upper body on the throw. Pukstys teaches the release technique of the throw that requires pro-nation with the thumb turning inside.

    Next in the skill progression is the standing throw. In this segment, Pukstys and Hazle focus on a sequence of ground contact, hip, chest and the arm with pro-nation on the follow through.

    Pukstys progresses into movement for the throw. Beginning with a one-step throw and progressing to a three-step throw that adds momentum and pressure along with incorporating the penultimate or impulse step. Pukstys and Hazle discuss the technical aspects of the wrap, a more advanced technique that takes the thrower from a more linear position to a more rotated position.

    You will also see how to set up a successful throwing practice as Pukstys details three throwing workout days: target practice, medium throwing and hard throwing. Pukstys and Hazle move to the weight room where Hazle demonstrates seven javelin specific training exercises that focus on developing explosive elastic power and overall athleticism.

    In addition, Pukstys and Hazle share a breakdown of meet footage that pulls together all aspects of the javelin throw presented into an actual event.

    Throughout the presentation, Pukstys interacts with Hazle by coaching him and seeking feedback from him. This interaction adds a unique perspective for the viewer, garnering both a coach and athlete perspective on the event. Hazle's quest for perfection exudes throughout the presentation and offers a positive example for young athletes in seeing an Olympic level thrower constantly striving to improve.

    57 minutes. 2010.


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    with Clyde Hart,
    Baylor University Director of Track and Field and 400M Coach;
    Hart has coached eight Olympians to 13 Olympic medals -- 10 Gold, including winning the 400 meter in four straight Olympic games.While at Baylor, Hart has coached 34 national champions (14 individual and 20 relay) and 533 All-Americans. Hart-coached athletes include Michael Johnson, Jeremy Wariner, Darold Williamson and Sanya Richards-Ross!

    Create successful relay teams with average sprinters! Legendary Coach Clyde Hart shares his secrets to flawless relay technique.

    Coach Hart describes why his techniques and strategies have been so successful and how you can implement his methods with your team. These methods can be applied at any level; youth, high school, college, or elite.

    Hart shares his ideas in a simple lecture series, sharing why his techniques and strategies have been so successful. Hart takes these philosophies to the track and shows you how to take average sprinters and develop championship relay teams with proper technique. Hart highlights several of his techniques using demonstrators to teach his major points of emphasis.

    • Moving the baton around the track
    • Placement of the relay runners
    • Team workouts
    • Block and block placement
    • Starts
    • The exchangev
    • Baton drills

    Coach Hart teaches--in detail--his methods of getting the baton around the track the fastest and safest way possible. He explains and demonstrates his snatch system of exchange and the peek-a-boo exchange. He offers drills to teach athletes how to react and handle the baton while at top speed. Proper runner placement plays a significant role in relay success. Hart provides the criteria for each leg of the relay to help build a successful team by putting the right people in the right positions.

    In breaking down the 4x100 relay, Coach Hart emphasizes that whatever method is used-sell it to your athletes. He explains a step-by-step method for passing the baton through the zone, and includes a discussion on the acceleration zone, the marks needed for the outgoing runner so that he is at top speed when receiving the baton and the placement of the hands.

    Coach Hart then touches on the 4x200 and 4x400 relay by adding the minor differences needed for these relays. You'll also get Coach Hart's thoughts on the use of the blocks, proper block placement on the track, the start, the exchange, and drills using the baton.

    Get the drills and techniques that have made Baylor one of the top relays schools in the nation.

    145 minutes (2 DVDs). 2012.


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    featuring Will Freeman, Dr. Joe Vigil and Bill Leach

    Sit in on one of the nation's top distance running clinics! This is a great opportunity for coaches and athletes alike to learn from four master coaches. This summit features topics such as teaching and critiquing running form and strength, barefoot running strategies, improved running efficiency, shaping team culture, helping your team to deal with adversity, and effective cross country and marathon training.

    It's all here!

    Includes 10 world class sessions, plus two informative roundtable discussions!

    • Iron and the Blood Chemistry of the Distance Runner, Dr. Joe Vigil
    • Using the Pyramid Model Successful Distance Training, Will Freeman
    • The Mechanics of Running: How to Improve Efficiency, Bill Leach
    • Training for Success in the Middle Distances, Dr. Joe Vigil
    • The Path to Greatness: What it Takes to Be Your Best, Will Freeman
    • Cross Country Development, Dr. Joe Vigil
    • A Different Look at Sports Psychology with Runners, Will Freeman
    • Technical Tools for the Coach of Runners, Bill Leach
    • Building a Team in Cross Country, Will Freeman
    • Training for the Marathon, Dr. Joe Vigil
    • Includes two roundtable discussions with all speakers
    834 minutes (8 DVDs). 2011.

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    with Pat Henry,
    Texas A&M Head Track and Field Coach;
    Back-to-Back-to-Back Men's & Women's NCAA Champions (2011, 2010, 2009);
    6x NCAA Champs; Henry has won 33 NCAA titles in his coaching career - ranking him third all time in NCAA titles won; U.S. Men's National Team Head Coach at the 2007 World Championships (record 10 Gold Medals).

    Teach your athletes specific drills that will improve their sprint mechanics, acceleration and maximum velocity -- and lower their sprint times!

    Though practice footage with athletes at Texas A&M, Head Coach Pat Henry takes a coach step by step through many of the drills that produced his successful sprinters and relay teams.

    With sprinting, Henry goes through three distinct areas of successful sprinting: the proper block start, the keys to acceleration, and maintaining top end speed throughout the race. Henry takes the viewer through each step in the process he uses to teach the correct way for an athlete to best use the blocks. Henry uses various drills to teach proper foot placement, the correct shin angles at the set position, and foot contacts out of the blocks.

    In teaching acceleration, Henry shows the viewer the various drills and cues used to achieve the best drive phase for a sprinter. With top end speed work, Henry goes through his wicket drill that he uses with all his male and female athletes at Texas A&M. The wicket drill provides a process for a sprinter to learn the proper stride rate and frequency through the top end speed phase of the race.

    In the relays, Henry explains the process he uses to set up a successful 4x100m relay. Henry provides the viewer the proper place to start for each exchange, how to best accelerate through the exchange zone, and how to handle the baton between each runner.

    This video will help you get the very best times out of your sprinters and relays. 64 minutes. 2012.


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    with Karim Abdel Wahab,
    Colorado State University Assistant Coach/Sprints, Hurdles and Relays;
    Coach of the Egyptian National Record Holders in the 100, 200 and 400; Member of the Egyptian Olympic Games Coaching Staff

    Coach Adbel Waheb shares a proven step-by-step annual plan that he has used successfully for over 17 years to produce Olympic medal winners and championship caliber athletes. He demonstrates more than 70 drills that are important to developing high hurdlers. The drill sequence starts with basic warm-ups and continues into his Six Phases of Skill Development. Coach Waheb uses his drills to teach a consistent stride pattern, aggressiveness, fast trail leg action, turnover between hurdles and more.

    Coach Abdel Waheb begins his presentation with a detailed look at a hurdle-specific warm-up. Athletes demonstrate the proper development and execution of these drills. The video also covers proper starting and hurdling techniques, stressing that a hurdler is a sprinter.

    You will also see a detailed, season-long plan to develop hurdlers using the six phases of development -- a system that begins at the start of the school year and concludes with the championship season. Contained in Abdel Waheb's season-long training guide is a complete breakdown of the specific drills needed to become a successful high hurdler.

    Coach Abdel Waheb's presentation is an excellent resource for both beginning and experienced hurdlers and coaches. His clear explanations of drills and, specifically, why they are done is illuminating, and his seasonal plan is a great boon to coaches who need guidance in this area.

    72 minutes. 2014.


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    with Chick Hislop,
    Former Weber State University Head Coach;
    U.S. Assistant Coach at 1996 Olympics;
    21 Big Sky Conference Championships;
    Coached Former American Record Holder Henry Marsh; Coached 42 athletes 9:00 or under, including 13 athletes under 8:39

    The most complete steeplechase DVD on the market, Drills & Techniques for Successful Steeplechase is packed with drills, workout templates, and philosophy that will assist you in training successful steeplechasers.

    Legendary coach Chick Hislop, who has coached one of the best US athletes (Henry Marsh) ever to run the steeplechase event, has coached 13 runners under the 8:40 barrier.

    Coach Hislop shares his vast knowledge on the steeplechase in the areas of philosophy, efficiency, hurdle workouts, L7 position, wall drills, side hurdle drills, running drills, and the water barrier. You will learn hurdle drills specific to the distance hurdler, while getting valuable coaching tips and demonstrations. These drills not only help with hurdling technique, but improve overall running economy.

    The main focus of Hislop's presentation is the hurdle. In all you will see 17 drills that cover Hislop's hurdle ritual. This ritual helps teach the athlete proper technique and helps develop the strength needed to be an efficient distance hurdler. The water jump is also demonstrated to show proper technique. These drills have taken average collegiate runners and developed them into Conference and National Champions at the collegiate level. This is a great tool for coaches and athletes who want to learn from the best.

    Hisplop also provides sample workouts you can use during all three phases of the season: Pre-Competition, Competition, and Championship.

    This video provides invaluable tools to help men and women develop the skills and techniques needed to successfully run the steeplechase event.

    109 minutes. 2012.


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    with Mike Pullins,
    USC Assistant Track Coach

    featuring demonstrations by Jesse Williams, 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials High Jump Champ (7'7"); and Allen Simms, 6th place at the '08 Olympic Trials in the Triple Jump

    Mike Pullins shares his successful teaching tactics and tips in this DVD on coaching the horizontal jumps. Approach runs are a must for all jumpers and will allow the athlete to have jumping success. Coach Pullins believes 16 to 20 steps is the aim early in the season for approach runs. He teaches to drive out on the first four steps to build speed on the approach. To develop a good approach, Pullins demonstrates a "push, pull, plant" technique that incorporates hurdles on the jump runway. First and second phase run off, standing landing drill, box step, small hop & big step, standing 4-step and the first & second phase long jump are all good drills for pre-season workouts. Each drill is slightly different and has a special skill focus. Advanced drills for experienced jumpers include single leg projection hops, step drill, straight line paw repeat, paw read push drill, alternating step, single leg hop and the strong/weak drills. Rhythm is crucial to the jump events and improvement comes from the rhythm run off drill. The walking extension drill uses hurdles and enhances flexibility, posture and a straight line push. As a bonus, Pullins demonstrates 22 additional drills using med balls, resistance bands, jump pads, boxes and hurdles to create the desired effect. The emphasis is on addressing conditioning, flexibility and proper posturing.

    69 minutes. 2007.


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    with Elisha Brewer, University of Kansas Assistant Track and Field Coach (Sprints and Hurdles);
    in 8 years at Kansas she has developed 14 All-Americans; an All-American at the University of Arkansas

    Get all the tools you need to improve your hurdles PR! Hurdles coach Elisha Brewer delves into five components that are essential to becoming a champion hurdler:

    • Flexibility
    • Technique
    • Starts
    • Knowledge of event
    • Sprints mechanics
    Each drill in this video is demonstrated by two female athletes providing you with a model for how to correctly execute the drill. You will also hear Brewer's cue words as she coaches her athletes through the drills and makes adjustments to their technique.

    Coach Brewer provides numerous warm-up drills that consist of dynamic stretches and hurdle mobility. These drills can be done every day - indoors or outdoors - to improve the flexibility of your athletes.

    Brewer shows a series of dynamic exercises designed to strengthen the entire body, and especially the muscles needed for hurdling. These exercises target the speed and strength required for successful hurdling. You will also see medicine ball drills that will make your athletes stronger and more explosive.

    In the starts segment, you will see everything from start drills to setting up the starting blocks. These drills and techniques can be used to get more comfortable with the start position and to improve quickness out of the blocks.

    The hurdle mobility drills in this video will help develop and refine speed, tight body position, position and posture of the lead and trail leg, turnover, rhythm, endurance, and strength.

    Brewer includes insights into meet strategy and common mistakes that can hamper performance.

    From the basics to the advanced, this video is packed with useful skills and drills. Appropriate for athletes and coaches of all abilities, this video is without doubt one of the most comprehensive reviews of hurdling on the market.

    118 minutes. 2013.


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  • 05/30/15--22:00: World Class Pole Vault
  • with Jeff Hartwig;
    2X Olympic Pole Vaulter (2008 , 1996);
    4x US National Outdoor Champion ('98, '99, '02, 03),
    2x US National Indoor Champion ('99, '07),
    Former American Record Holder Outdoors (19'9 1/2)",
    American Record Holder Indoors (Currently 19'9").

    Special Appearance by Earl Bell; 1998 National Olympic Coach of the Year

    Establish and reinforce good habits in your vaulters using this simple, safe training progression.

    This pole vaulting DVD begins with a technique progression appropriate for any level of pole vaulter. Along with his own demonstrations, Hartwig is joined by a high school boy and girl to demonstrate each progression.

    The technique progression includes:

    • Grip and Carry:
    • Learn to mark your pole for grip consistency and jump-to-jump adjustments. Establish the proper grip and carry position.
    • Pole Plant:
    • Ensure a confident and safe take-off by maintaining balance on the pole. Hartwig teaches basic walkovers, illustrates proper body alignment in relation to the pole and provides coaching tips to ensure your vaulters are properly balanced.
    • Approach and Take-off:
    • No need to stand in line for the pole vault pit. Get your vaulters more approach reps by learning to train on the track. In addition, Hartwig shows how to train vaulters using a progression of short run approaches, how to correct common take-off errors and how to safely train vaulters with their speed and body under control.

    Throughout the technical progressions, Hartwig shares invaluable coaching tips such as to how progress your vaulter as they improve.

    In Part 2 of this presentation, Hartwig demonstrates 36 exercises that he incorporates into his pole vault specific training program. These exercises fall into five categories: Hurdle Mobilities (6 drills), Core Exercises (15), Med Ball Exercises (9), High Bar Exercises (3) and Weight Lifting Exercises (3).

    Hartwig then takes you through the four training cycles that make up a season.

    • Cycle 1: Off Season Training
    • Cycle 2: Early Season Training
    • Cycle 3: Power Training
    • Cycle 4: Competitive Cycle

    Hartwig lays out a detailed training schedule for each cycle. The schedule includes a weekly plan and specific daily workouts. In addition, he shows the vaulting skill set that is appropriate for each phase of the cycle.

    As an added bonus Hartwig introduces his coach--the legendary Earl Bell--to present a technical analysis of the vaulting Hartwig does in each of the four training cycles. Hartwig and Bell deliver priceless tips and techniques throughout this commentary.

    This is THE most comprehensive combination of teaching, coaching, training, and planning that has ever been produced for pole vaulting.

    129 minutes. 2010.


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    with Bill Godina,
    Coached over 30 State Champions in the throws, 35 years of coaching at the high school and elite levels

    This is the most comprehensive throws DVD on the market today. Get insight from throws coaching legend Bill Godina into building a complete program for the throws including seasonal planning, administrative duties, strength training and technical instruction and drills on the glide shot, spin shot and discus throw.

    Outside the Ring

    Learn strategies for selecting, recruiting and retaining your throwers. Gain insight into testing protocol for determining potential, how to choose the most cost-effective equipment, how to evaluate and organize your facilities, team rules and expectations, team culture, goal setting for beginning and advanced throwers, and more.

    Godina also delivers comprehensive planning and training strategies.

    • Training Plan - See Godina's annual plan and a plan for the 3-4 month season. His unique plan accounts for three groups of athletes that are universal in any program: 1) The track only athlete, 2) the fall sport athlete, and 3) the fall/winter sport athlete. This information will help you understand how to work each group under one umbrella of training once the track season begins. Godina's seasonal plan is a 3-phase plan that ends with peaking for championships.
    • Strength Training - Godina's strength program dovetails with his three group training plan. He explains his strength program in detail and lays out his lifting schedule.
    • Workouts and Workout Construction - Learn the elements of what makes a successful workout before detailing his workout construction.
    • Technique Training - Godina details how he works technique instruction into each practice.
    • Meet Day Protocol and Strategies - Godina discusses dual meet protocol that may include JV and varsity throwers, invitational meets that allow 2-4 competitors per team, and state meet protocol. This section is packed with proven tips and strategies for both the coach and athlete garnered from years of experience.
    • Performance Tracking - Use performance tracking to program your athletes to get better each week.
    Inside the Ring

    Discus Throw - Watch as Godina builds a successful discus thrower using a front-of-the-ring, to the middle-of-the-ring, to the back-of-the-ring progression. Throughout the progression, Godina highlights key technical points to add distance to your throws and points out common errors that steal distance.

    Included are alternate training drills to develop hip and back strength for both discus throwers and shot putters. These medicine ball drills can be outdoors or indoors during inclement weather.

    Glide Shot Put Technique - Learn the key elements, drills and the teaching progression for the glide technique including grip, push and wrist flick. Godina teaches the glide progression from the front of the ring to the back of the ring. Within each skill, you will learn invaluable tips for both novice and experienced throwers. Included are demonstration breakdowns of each skill set including common errors and corrections.

    Rotational Shot Put Technique - Godina's instruction parallels that of his discus instruction with the exception of the position of the apparatus. Includes essential drills for teaching rotational movement.

    This presentation is the most comprehensive instructional throwing product that has ever been produced and a must have for your video library. Translate Godina's experience and insight into success with your team!

    161 minutes (2 DVDs). 2011.


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    with Cliff Rovelto, Kansas State University Head Track and Field Coach;
    USTFCCCA National Coach of the Year; 5x Midwest Region Coach of the Year; Coach of Olympic Silver Medalist, Erik Kynard

    Athletes often become stale during the season from repetitive routines and an excess of event-specific exercises. Cliff Rovelto teaches over 50 different drills that will inject necessary balance and variation into practices. Using proper technique and strength development as his guide, Coach Rovelto elaborates on every detail within his diverse library of drills and exercises.

    Warm-Up Drills
    Discover the necessary components to include within each warm up, and how these work together to create a specific effect. Coach Rovelto offers a collection of his most effective drills, and the information needed to provide the perfect balance between consistency, variation and specificity for each practice.

    Hurdle Mobility Drills
    Targeting the mobility of the hips is extremely important for all athletes, and Coach Rovelto shows you how to effectively use hurdles as barriers to work through greater ranges of motion. You will learn which drills would be better used for the warm up, as well as which drills are purposed for the cool down.

    Sprint Drills
    This segment focuses on Coach Rovelto's arsenal of drills to develop quality contact with the ground. Straight Leg Bounds, Alternate Walking Lunges, and Backwards Running drills will greatly diminish the chances of hamstring injuries. Using meticulous descriptions and exceptional demonstrations, Coach Rovelto gives the details and proper techniques associated with each drill.

    Acceleration Drills
    Learning how to establish and maintain quality contact with the ground can be one of the hardest skills for a coach to teach their athletes. Coach Rovelto shares a wide array of drills and exercises that will greatly improved each athlete's ability to accelerate. With these unique and transcendent techniques in hand, as well as the information needed to most effectively implement them, you can plan on blowing away the competition.

    Hurdle Drills
    Get an exclusive look at the hurdle-specific drills that propelled Jeffrey Julmis to the 2012 London Olympic Games. Through a series of hurdle drills, Coach Rovelto shows you how to adapt sprint drills for your hurdlers. To make your hurdlers as successful as possible, he shares both the details of the drills as well as the philosophy behind them. Most importantly, you will learn how seldom use of event-specificity in practice can result in phenomenal performances when it counts.

    Multiple Jump Training
    Coach Rovelto goes over a wide array of exercises that will dramatically increase your athletes' power and explosiveness. The presentation is extremely detailed, ensuring that you will learn how to best teach this one-of-a-kind set of exercises. You will learn how to most effectively time these exercises throughout the course of a season, too, leaving no stone unturned.

    Warm Down
    See how to safely and effectively warm your athletes down after any workout. Coach Rovelto covers the importance of emptying waste production from the body, as well as taking advantage of this time to improve your athletes' range of motion.

    This DVD is a must-have for teaching both proper technique and providing a wealth of drills and activities to keep athletes interested and learning. From a coach wanting to learn the basics of the sprints and hurdles to coaches looking for a series of drills for a specific sprint or hurdle issue, Coach Rovelto covers all your needs in more than 60 minutes worth of drills.

    67 minutes. 2014.


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    with Mark Brady, Ft. Worth Country Day (TX) High School Head Boys and Girls Coach;
    former DeSoto (TX) High School Head Coach; 2012 5A Texas State Boys Champions;
    His 4x400 relay teams at DeSoto posted a 3:15 or faster from 2006 - 2012

    Get the tools you need to build a successful sprint program on and off the track. Mark Brady passes along strategies, techniques, tips and drills to help you successfully build your sprint program for individual events and the relays.

    Make every minute of your practice time count by ensuring that every aspect of your training has a focus and a purpose.

    Brady reveals his systematic approach to training including his max velocity warm-up for developing speed and his max velocity run. This practice sequence can easily be done with over 70 athletes and works not only as a practice sequence but also as a meet sequence.

    Maximize the performance of your sprinters on meet day with Brady's meet day sequence. The meet day sequence is plotted out by Brady on a timeline that correlates with the athlete's first race.

    Brady provides narration, technical tips and teaching points as his athletes demonstrate each of these sequences.

    Brady is a believer that strength equates to speed and shows how he builds force and power in his athletes. He explains and demonstrates his weight room circuit that includes five stations with four exercises per station and includes his end of practice flexibility protocol to promote injury free training.

    Gain technical insight and comprehensive strategies for seasonal planning, starts, relays and more.

    See a breakdown of Brady's season-long training plan along with examples of his weekly plans for each phase of the season.

    Get detailed strategies and techniques for teaching a fast and powerful start, comprehensive training for the 400 and strategies and exchange techniques for the 4 x 400, 4x200 and the 4x100 relays.

    Each section is accompanied by marker board breakdowns and on-track demonstrations.

    Brady concludes the presentation with strategies he has used to build successful track and field programs at several schools. He includes thoughts on recruiting athletes, combining the boys and girls coaching staffs, selling coaches in other sports on your program, how to work with elite athletes, and more!

    Coach Brady's proven strategies that are certain to improve your sprint program!

    134 minutes. 2011.


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