MikePowell

Mike Powell's Coaching the Long Jump
by Mike Powell

Learn the secrets to being a successful long jumper straight from the holder of the long jump world record! Featuring the greatest long jump performer in the history of the sport, Mike Powell’s Coaching the Long Jump provides a detailed overview of each of the key aspects of the long jump.

This course breaks down each phase of the long jump and provides valuable coaching tips for training and competition. Whether you are a coach or an athlete, this course offers an invaluable informational resource on how to achieve increased performance.

Topics covered include: 

The walk-up
The approach
The takeoff
Teaching progression
Flight technique
The landing
Putting it all together
Competition tips

MikePowell Mike Powell 2-time Olympic silver medalist, 2-time World Champion, and 6-time US National Champion

Mike Powell is the current world record holder in the long jump, 29’ 41/2”. He has been coaching age-group, collegiate, and world-class athletes for over 10 years. His athletes have won NCAA championships, as well as Olympic and world championship medals. Since 2006, he has been the head jumps coach for UCLA. In 2007, he was named the NCAA West Region Jumps Coach of the Year. One of the most renowned and respected performers in the history of track and field, Mike is a 2-time Olympic silver medalist, 2-time World Champion, and 6-time US National Champion. In 2005, he was inducted into the USA Track and Field Hall of Fame.

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