If your athletes have the will to succeed, it is your role as a coach to help them reach their full potential. Long Jump Philosophy, Skills, and Drills is designed as a resource for track and field coaches who strive to train their long jumpers to achieve maximum results.
This course reviews the key factors involved in successful long jumping, including the desired in-the-air mechanics of the long jumper. The course also features several developmental drills that coaches can employ to enhance the performance of their long jumpers.
Among the topics covered:
• The approach - stance
• Fast-off-the-board drill
• In-the-air mechanics
• PALO (postural awareness limbering option)
• Short approach jumps
• One-step pop-up drill
• Determining proper starting point
• Hang and hitch-style pop-up examples