As a running coach, I see all sorts of technical errors in my runners. Especially from those who have patterned themselves after television or running magazines and THINK they are emulating those models. In fact, what an athlete thinks they Continue reading Don’t Be That Awkward Runner
Here’s an excellent interview for those of you who must deal with athletes who have experienced a disappointing performance…and what coach hasn’t dealt with that situation! In fact, it’s so relevant that you might want to email a link to Continue reading Jenny Simpson – World 1500 Meter Champion – on Dealing With Disappointment
In our blog posting of May 24, 2011, (“He Called On It All” – A Motivational Video for Track Athletes) I provided a video showing Dave Wottle’s dramatic come-from-behind finish in the 1972 Olympic 800 meter final. The video concludes Continue reading How Norman Harris Wrote “He Called on it All”
It’s track and field championship season. If you’re looking for a video to motivate your runners, check this out. It’s not a high quality production, but it’s set to music and the message is great. It’s called “He Called on Continue reading “He Called On It All” – A Motivational Video for Track Athletes
If you’re like most of the track coaches that I know, you’re always searching for new information resources. So, good news – there’s a new website that provides loads of track and field technique information. Called “Track and Field Coach,” Continue reading “Track and Field Coach” Website – A Great Free Resource for Coaches
I watched a basketball game this weekend, in which play was stopped over and over again for timeouts. There were so many timeouts that the final 30 seconds of the game took five minutes to complete. Typical comments from commentators Continue reading Why Are There No Timeouts in Endurance Sports?