Nature, Nurture, and Window of Opportunity – Testing Youth for Athletic Ability – Part 1

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This tutorial is guest blogged by Mike Goss, CSCS, and Level II USATF, jumps, throws, and combined events.  Mike is also in the Coaches Advisory for USATF-GA.  He previously wrote Motivating and Evaluating Jumpers  and  Progressive Training for Triple Jump. Click here for all articles written … [Read more...]

World-Class Sprinters Attack Ground to Maximize Impact Forces, Speed

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THE KEY TO SPEED? ELITE SPRINTERS ARE UNLIKE OTHER ATHLETES — DELIVER A FORCEFUL PUNCH TO THE GROUND DALLAS (SMU) —The world’s fastest sprinters have unique gait features that account for their ability to achieve fast speeds, according to two new studies from Southern Methodist University, … [Read more...]