This is part 2 of a 3 part series in reviewing Maurice Wilson’s 3 DVD set on Jamaican sprinting. Part 1 can be found here.
Maurice Wilson’s resume is impressive:
- Jamaican National Track & Field Team Assistant Coach (Sprints) at the 2008 and 2004 Olympic Games and in four World Championships;
- Head Coach to the 2002 and 2001 Jamaican World Junior Teams;
- Head Girls Track Coach at Holmwood Technical High School in Manchester (JA) where his squads have taken seven consecutive girls National Championships
Several topics are covered in this DVD:
- a mixture of start drills to improve quickness out of the blocks
- 3 starting block styles and which one is best for you
- a rundown from the time they blow the whistle and call you to the blocks, to the starting gun
- strength training routine that features endurance drills, acceleration drills, maximum velocity drills
- a six-exercise sequence of contrast training
- the annual plan and where all the pieces fit, including frequency, duration and volume
- detailed analysis of race footage from two two National high school 100 meter races.
This video is 46 minutes long and produced in 2010.
PREVIOUS REVIEW: Maurice Wilson – Sprint Training the Jamaican Way (DVD)