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[Now Available] 5 New Distance Training Programs

We’ve released a total of FIVE new middle distance/distance training programs covering a variety of events and topics. They’re all created by 30+ year high school coaching veteran and USTFCCCA Lead Endurance Instructor, Scott Christensen. They’re also on sale for the rest of this week (only $27 each), along with all of Coach Christensen’s other…

Posted by Latif Thomas

NEW PROGRAM: Peaking Workouts & Strategies for Distance Runners

Scott Christensen is back with a brand new CTF coaching resource we’ve titled: Peaking Workouts & Strategies for Distance Runners. If this kind of information is something you’re interested in, strongly consider Scott’s new 70 minute program. As educated coaches, we know the height of the peak starts on the first day of practice. There…

Posted by Latif Thomas

3 Factors More Important Than the ‘Workouts’ You Write

Obviously the ‘workouts’ we prescribe are important to the success of our athletes. But, I’ve said it countless times: My ability to ‘write workouts’ is absolutely not why I’m successful at coaching. I think that’s particularly evident these days. Today I want to share 3 new (and excellent) posts that will make coaches and athletes…

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Your Honest Best

So, I fell. My first 400H race as a professional athlete and I fell. Initially, I wanted to write this post about trusting the process – what I dubbed “the key to surviving this sport” after a long conversation with World Athletics Center sprints coach, Chidi Enyia. But given the circumstances, I figured this was…

Posted by Shante Little

Aerobic Power Training

Documented training schemes designed to improve aerobic power velocitym (vVO2 max) in distance runners were first described by the Soviet Sports Institute in the 1970’s. Besides the Eastern Bloc countries, one of the athletics organizations to quickly pick up on the training concept was the British Milers Club in the early 1980’s. Frank Horwill and…

Posted by Scott Christensen

Sprints Programs on Sale + New Sprint Hurdles Program from Marc Mangiacotti

First and foremost, both Marc Mangiacotti’s ‘Complete 100m Training‘ and ‘Advanced Concepts in Training 400 Runners‘ programs are on sale this week. And when you get the digital versions, you’ll be registering/logging in at the new home for all of our digital resources. Once we’re fully operational, you’ll only need one username and password to…

Posted by Latif Thomas

The Training Environment – The Forgotten Stimulus

The training environment, depending on the situation, lies on both ends of the spectrum of control and influence we as coaches have on a practice session. The real art is managing the environmental factors that are both active and passively affecting what is taking place and what is being produced during the session. What can…

Posted by Gabe Sanders
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