Archives for Ron Grigg

Speed or Endurance in the 400m, 600m & 800m Races?

Track and field is a counterintuitive sport. That’s why most high school kids are terrible at it. I’m constantly reminding my athletes that their rate of progress is directly proportional to their ability to do the opposite of what feels natural. Push ‘down and back’ to go ‘up and forward’. Jump ‘away’ from the bar…

The Top 3 Articles, Programs & Answers of November 2013

I understand you may not have time to catch everything that we post on CompleteTrackandField.com during the course of the month. So, today I’m doing a quick(ish) recap since you probably missed some stuff you’d be interested in. Below are ‘The Top 3 of November 2013′ for the following categories: 3 Most Popular Articles, 3…

The Best Way to Teach Top Speed Mechanics? The Wicket Drill (VIDEO)

Ron Grigg’s ‘Complete Program Design for 400/600/800m Athletes’   Becoming ‘trilingual’ is crucial to your ability to plan effective training for your combo 400/800 runners. Your first step is to understand athlete and event characteristics in order to provide a framework for training. To better speak ‘distance coach’, I showed you why 10k pace reps are critical…

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