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Archives for Mid Distance

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…

The Twelve Day Training Microcycle

Understanding the principles of training theory is an important aspect of training middle distance runners. Training theory applies the laws of the natural world to the domain of athletics so that coaches do not have to rely on hope, belief, and trial or error in setting up a sequential training plan for their athletes. Training…

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…

3 Great Posts From 2015 Complete Track and Field Clinic Event Group Leaders

Over the past week or so, I’ve posted three articles/videos from 2015 Complete Track and Field Clinic Event Group Leaders, all of which I think: A) You’ll really like B) Are important tools for becoming a better coach and athlete Share them with others or save them to look at again later. But, certainly take…

You’re Fired Friday #6: Kneel Before Zod

There’s no short way to write out the extent of the fallout from my last You’re Fired Friday video. For the first time ever, only one person is on the chopping block. And today’s victim is the most ironic firing in the several year history of You’re Fired Friday. P.S. No children were harmed in…

Complete Track and Field Clinic – Registration Deadline Extended

Between being sick in bed all weekend and dealing with the comically childish reaction of grown adults to my last You’re Fired video, I never sent out my standard ‘Last Chance’ email/post. As I’ve gotten a number of requests to extend the offer already. So, I’m exending the Early Bird Registration Discounts for the Complete…

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