USA Track & Field Coaching Manual / Edition 1

USA Track & Field Coaching Manual / Edition 1

by USA Track & Field, Usa Track &. Field
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0880116048

ISBN-13: 9780880116046

Pub. Date: 10/07/1999

Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers

The USA Track & Field Coaching Manual is the official coaching guide of the sport's national governing body. The manual covers every major event and includes comprehensive, ready-to-apply information from 33 leading American coaches and experts. This book is the most complete and useful track and field coaching resource

Overview

The USA Track & Field Coaching Manual is the official coaching guide of the sport's national governing body. The manual covers every major event and includes comprehensive, ready-to-apply information from 33 leading American coaches and experts. This book is the most complete and useful track and field coaching resource available today.

Coaches of club, secondary school, and college men's and women's track and field teams will find a wealth of information among the 20 chapters. Included among the valuable materials are:

- proven predictive testing procedures,
- detailed event-specific technique instruction,
- carefully crafted training programs, and
- preparation and performance tactics for success in competition.

Contributing authors to the USA Track & Field Coaching Manual are among the best coaches and experts in the sport of track and field. Many have worked with national, world, and Olympic champions. Each is an event-specific expert who has demonstrated the effective use of coaching art and science to train and inspire their athletes to achieve maximum performance.

The USA Track & Field Coaching Manual is an essential part of any serious track and field coach's library. Whether you use it as a practice tool or prize reference, your athletes and team will benefit from your application of the book's content all the way to the victory stand.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780880116046
Publisher:
Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date:
10/07/1999
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.77(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Table of Contents

Part I: Coaching Essentials
Chapter 1. Organizing a Successful Program
Joseph L. Rogers
Chapter 2. Predictive Testing of Athletes
Phil Henson and Paul Turner

Part II: Running Events
Chapter 3. 100 and 200 Meters
Curtis Frye
Chapter 4. 400 Meters
Clyde Hart
Chapter 5. 100- and 110-Meter Hurdles
Ralph Lindeman and John Millar
Chapter 6. 400-Meter Hurdles
Gary Winckler
Chapter 7. 800 Meters to Mile
Mike Poehlein
Chapter 8. 3,000 to 10,000 Meters
Lance Harter and Harry Groves
Chapter 9. Relays
Rob Johnson and Karen Dennis

Part III: Jumping Events
Chapter 10. Long Jump
Kyle Tellez and Kathy James
Chapter 11. Triple Jump
Dean Hayes
Chapter 12. High Jump
Sue Humphrey and Doug Nordquist
Chapter 13. Pole Vault
Jim Beemiller

Part IV: Throwing Events
Chapter 14. Shot Put
William Godina and Ronald Backes
Chapter 15. Discus
Don Babbitt
Chapter 16. Javelin
C. Harmon Brown, Bill Webb, and Bob Sing
Chapter 17. Hammer
Ken Bantum

Part V: Racewalking and Multiple Events
Chapter 18. Racewalking
Jeff Salvage, Bohdan Bolwicaski, Gwen Robertson, Ian Whatley, and Gary Westerfield
Chapter 19. Heptathlon
Cliff Rovelto
Chapter 20. Decathlon
Harry Marra

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