Coaching Cross Country Successfully
Newton shares the secrets to his unmatched success. With this complete guide, you'll get a firsthand account of how to teach, train, and motivate like the master. You'll learn not only how Newton built his running dynasty but also how you can apply his principles of discipline, dedication, and teamwork to create your own winning cross country program. Combining straightforward instruction with dozens of personal anecdotes, Newton shows you how to: recruit athletes within your school, teach the basics of distance-running technique, develop winning race strategies, prepare for meets, and evaluate runners and your running program.
Coaching Track & Field
Season planning. Event coaching. Meet preparation. Postmeet analysis. Athlete coach communication. This book covers all the issues a coach must effectively address in building and maintaining a championship program. How do you motivate players? Whats your philosophy of coaching? How can you communicate your vision to athletes, parents, and critical members of the coaching team? With Coaching Track & Field Successfully, you'll learn all of that and much more from someone who's been through it all.
Athletic Development explains what works, what doesnt, and why. Gambettas no-nonsense approach emphasizes results that pay off in the competitive season and reflect his work at the highest echelons of sport. Merging principles of anatomy, biomechanics, and exercise physiology with sports conditioning applications and four decades of professional practice, this is the definitive guide to performance-enhancing training.
Track & Field Coaching Essentials
Track & Field Coaching Essentials provides the information and direction to make your first, or twenty-first, season a success. Starting with the fundamentals, moving on to the sport sciences, and then detailing each of the events, this is the most comprehensive and authoritative coaching resource in the sport.
The Complete Book of Throws
From the basic biomechanics of throwing to in-depth information on the discus, javelin, hammer, and shot put, Complete Book of Throws brings it all together to improve your techniquesand your distance! Complete Book of Throws takes the techniques and conditioning programs of the most accomplished coaches in each event and presents them in a way that athletes can understand and coaches can adapt to create a winning program. Whether youre just starting out in the event or preparing your team for competition at the highest level, youll find the conditioning and training specifics you need to strength your body, improve your form, and push your performance to the edge.
Winning Jumps and Pole Vault
Long jump, triple jump, high jump, and pole vault. From techniques and training to strategy and mental preparation, Winning Jumps and Pole Vault is the only book that covers it all. Renowned coach Ed Jacoby and the all-star line-up of Cliff Rovelto, Tom and Kyle Tellez, Irving Boo Schexnayder, Greg Hull, Will Freeman, and Keith Henschen share the secrets and strategies that have produced 62 NCAA champions, 15 Olympic gold medalists, and numerous other U.S. and world medalists and champions. Every phase of every event from approach to takeoff to landing is described to convey proper technique. Learn how to recognize and correct common technical flaws and rely on over 25 event specific drills to perfect technique.
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