If there is one thing that sprint and speed coaches can always learn more of for the benefit of their athletes, it is the correct implementation of plyometric training. Plyometric work provides one of the most fundamental overloads to the …Read More »
Interview with Ryan Banta on 400m Training, and Building Strength and Power for the Mid-Distance Events.
Featuring guest post by Sean O’Connor. Track season has just finished for nearly all of us, but that just means we are just beginning to strategize for next year’s journey. One of the areas of track and field that seems to …Read More »
By Ryan Banta Editor’s Note: A coach with great knowledge, but no ability to communicate that knowledge in a manner that athletes can understand and implement in their own bodies is in trouble. It is kind of like a blindfolded …Read More »
Anyone can take a workout from the internet or the latest training book, and have their athletes perform it. Basic monkey see, monkey do coaching can work for athletes of novice and intermediate levels just fine. Beyond this, it takes …Read More »
Track and field is a sport that filters important concepts over into any other athletic endeavor. Even athletes and coaches who aren’t involved with track and field have a lot to learn from its methodology. The principles of improving speed, …Read More »
As long as I coach athletes, training for the sprint races of track and field will always be near to my heart. The process of achieving mastery in regards to speed represents a cornerstone, applicable to all other areas of …Read More »