FOR SPRINTERS ONLY!
TIPS ON STARTING BLOCKS SET UP
& STARTING TECHNIQUE
A sprint coach and 10.21 100M sprinter shares tips on a simple basic way to set up your blocks and gives tips on starting technique.
Some good thoughts on initial arm mechanics and breathing.
MICHAEL JOHNSON'S COACH!
Talks about his philosophy on 400M training.
When you have coached 10 guys who have run under 45 seconds for the quarter, including the world record holder, you know a thing or ten. His approach seems to be about doing more work with shorter rest intervals than focusing primarily on lots of all out sprinting. In short, if you get stronger, you get faster.
HOW TO RACE A 400.
A little science and one man's opinion on how to run the best possible quarter. In short, sprint the first 60-80M. Relax, maintain speed and glide through 250M, hitting the 200M split a little over a second slower than your 200M best. Then kick, pray and hold on to the finish
A web site about all things hurdles. Links to performance lists, articles about racing and training. As the site says, its "all about hurdles".