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Dafne Schippers Asymmetrical Starting Blocks Technique

Congratulations to Dafne Schippers with her 7.08 at Karlsruhe 2016. Did anyone notice her asymmetrical starting block technique with her hands? Her right hand is several inches behind the line, as compared to the left hand which is directly behind the line?  In fact, this is how I set up my … [Read More...]

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Bring Back the Indoor 200m

This is Part 1 of a multi-part series on How to Save Track and Field. At the World level, the last time the Indoor 200m was an official event was the 2004 IAAF World Indoor Championships in … [Read More...]

Breaking 2 Minutes for 800 meters

This article is for a reader who wanted advice on breaking 2:05 for 800m.  You can simply modify the numbers and pace below to match your times. Arthur Lydiard once said to Peter Snell (loosely … [Read More...]