Britain's only female javelin thrower in Athens shows you how to improve on your throwing. Keep the javelin horizontal on the run up, plant the final foot before the line and make sure the throwing arm is straight as possible with the elbow high. Improve your javelin throw.
Heptathlete Denise Lewis shows you how to do one of her seven events, the shot put. Legs are crucial and it's all about transferring your weight. You need to twist your hips and your upper body strength will get that shot flying through the air. Shot put for distance.
Take a look at this demonstrational video and learn how to do hurdle walk overs which consist of a right knee drive, left knee drive, and full walk overs.
Learn how to use sticks on the runway to improve acceleration technique at track practices.
This is a SEGA Beijing Olympics 2008 tutorial video on track and field techniques. This is a detailed breakdown of using starting blocks in running short distance sprints like the 100 meter race.
Learn how to change speed in the middle of the run for better speed control. These exercises are called In and Out sprints.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to parkour. Parkour is the physical discipline of training to overcome any obstacle within one's path by adapting one's movements to the environment. This video focuses on vaulting. Viewers will learn a few of the key vaults in parkour which include: Kong Vault, Speed Vault, Reverse Vault, Lazy Vault, and the Palm Spin. This video will benefit those viewers who are interested in parkour or free running and want to be able to train their body to overco...
Have you ever wondered what to do with the top holes on your running shoes? Our host shows the best technique for providing ankle support with the lacing on your running shoes. With this simple lacing trick you can help to protect your ankles, and give yourself much better support while running. Those holes aren't just there for decoration; they can help you, and our host shows us how with this one simple add-on to lacing your shoes.
When you are running, going faster is the name of the game. In this video, learn how to lean the right way to speed up your pace. This tutorial will show you exactly how to lean at the ball of your feet to run more efficiently and faster. You will be winning your races in no time with this cool technique.
Many people want to jump farther, but they have no progress. What's the problem? It's all about technique. Increase your jumping distance by following the simple tips pointed out in this video. You'll see how to push off and fully extend your body for maximum distance, see how getting extra momentum from fast heel recovery is critical, and learn how to land.
Hurdlers are some of the least appreciated, most athletic people in the world. Hurdling does amazing things to the human body. If you're new to track and have been thinking of trying hurdles, watch this video for a general idea of how to run and jump the hurdles and ways you can practice.
In this video, we learn how to understand the Tricktionary for pro jump roping. This is a great system where you label your moves by letter instead of making up names for them so you can avoid confusion. You can show your skills in a manner that everyone will understand when you use this method. You will need to use the "jump a bet" with the Tricktionary so you understand what moves you are doing and how to do them as well. This is a way to help you invent new skills, showing how tricks jump ...
Caber thrower Daniel McKim is dedicated to the sport of Caber Tossing. He takes us through the demanding process of this sport in this video tutorial.
Scottish hammer throwing from a guy just barely figuring it out himself. This is a track and field event not common in high school but seen in the Olympics. This tutorial concentrates on good body position and safe use of muscle groups when rotating.
Running on a track might be a little repetitive, but it’s also easy, even and a simple way to measure your pace.
These are great running drills by Lauren Fleshman! They're useful for runners both sprinters, hurdlers and long distance runners. She talks about body position, range of motion, posture and gait. The karaoke drill is a sideways drill. The high knee drill is to recreate the perfect running position by using a knee lifting skip. It freezes your body frame in proper position and exploding with your back foot off of the ground.
Learn how to train for the 4 x 100 meter relay with expert tips and advice on olympic races in this free video series on running.
Learn how to train for the 800 meter sprint with expert tips and advice on Olympic races in this free instructional video series on training for the 800m sprint.
Learn how to train for the 200 meter sprint with expert tips and advice on Olympic races in this free running video series on training the 200m sprint.
Learn how to train for the 400 meter sprint with expert tips and advice on Olympic races in this free exercise and fitness video series on training for the 400m sprint.
Learn how to train for the 100 meter sprint with expert tips and advice on Olympic races in this free training video series on running the 100m sprint..
Take a look at this demonstrational video and learn how to do kneel and straight leg drives.
Check out this demonstrational video and learn how to perform a depth jump static landing with a bunny jump to a hurdle rebound. This combination is very demanding and all the elements need to be learned properly first.
A basic video demonstration of a depth jump to rebound jump, useful for coaches and athletes of all jumping sports.
A basic instructional video of hurdle rebound jumping, using five hurdles three to four feet apart, useful for coaches and athletes of all jumping sports.
Take a look at this demonstrative video and learn how to execute an exercise that covers agility, balance and co-ordination. Be as quick as you can with the upper body when turning. Keep the legs neat with a high knee action and stay light on your feet bouncing on the ball of your foot. Use 5 hurdle up to waist height. Perform 3 reps clockwise and 3 reps anti-clockwise for one set. 2 - 3 sets will do it.
This how to video demonstrates box to box rebounds, using 3 boxes of varying height (30,40,60cm). This pylometric exercise is useful for coaches and athletes of all jumping sports especially high jump and basketball. With the tips from this tutorial you will be able to jump higher and land safely.
This how to video demonstrates a depth jump. The depth jump is a basic pylometric exercise useful for coaches and athletes of all jumping sports. With this exercise you jump higher and land properly in all your track and field jumping sports as well as basketball.
In this how-to video, Bill Falk and Mark Srawderman will teach you to pole vault like a champion. This is a very hard sport to mater, and it requires a lot of time and dedication. Be careful with it, but have fun!
This how-to video teaches you how to pole vault like Mary Sauer. With help from this video, you should learn how to better you pole vaulting abilities. Pole vaulting can cause serious harm, if not death, so be careful.
This how-to video is about "The Spin" or "Full Turn" of a discus. A discus is a hard object to master, but with enough practice, it should come easily to anyone.
This how-to video give you information on how to grip the discus and spin it with your hand when throwing. The discus should comfortably towards the front of your hand.
In this how-to video, James Cole will teach you how to properly throw a shot put. The shot put takes a lot of strength and a lot of force to throw it hard. Make sure to follow James' instuctions so you do not hurt yourself.
This how-to video shows the basics of the high jump. The high jump is a hard sport to master, and takes perfect form. Keep practicing and have fun.
This how-to video gives the basics of throwing a discus. This takes form and balance to throw, so make sure to grip the discus properly, and throw it with all your might.
To avoid sports-related injuries, it is essential to warm-up before a race or a game or even before a training or practice session. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to warm up before running by doing side steps from Gilbert's Gazelle training program. This how-to video is a must watch for all track and field athletes.
Learn how to use a harness and a partner for an explosive run with assisted sprint (tow sprint) drills.
Learn how to start runs from a sitting or laying down position. These Get Ups Drills are great for sprinters to use at track practice.
Learn how to use different types of jumping exercises (plyometrics) to maximize your muscle speed.
Learn how to practice going from slow to fast with perfect technique. Try these Turn-on drills for your track team's next practice.