USATF presents the 2007 National Podium Education Project. This year’s project includes most track and field event areas. The NPEP will be held Dec. 11-15, 2007 at The Tuscany Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, and is broken into two sessions.
John Smith, Clyde Hart, and several other world class coaches of the top elite athletes will be holding their High Performance Division (HPD) Elite Athlete Seminars in conjunction with the NPEP. The HPD seminars are run to provide specific scientific information and analysis of our best athletes to ensure that the United States dominates the podium at the Olympics and World Championships.
For 25 years the High Performance Division (HPD) Elite Athlete Sprint Seminar has been held, under the direction of Dr. Ralph Mann, to evaluate the top US sprinters. This science based program has attracted some of the best minds in the sport.
The major reason why the large majority of the top US sprint athletes are coached by a handful of coaches is the expertise of the coaches and the quality of the information that is made available to them. The level of expertise can be seen by reviewing the list of the coaches that will be speaking to you at the Session. The quality of the information can be judged by examining the list of scientists that will be presenting.