Last Updated on March 28, 2010 by Jimson Lee
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
Coach Wilson shares the training philosophies and protocol that are at the heart of the Jamaican sprint success. In this one hour video, he shares the following:
- Warm up. Enjoy injury free workouts using Wilson’s 9-drill dynamic warm up.
- Running Drills. Features a 9-drill sequence that shows you how to incorporate proper running technique into the execution of the training drills.
- Strength Philosophies. Wilson details the Jamaican philosophy for strength development for sprinters.
- Strength Work. Learn three variations of Wilson’s strength program: circuit training, hip strength and stability strength.
- Contrast Training. Create power and endurance in your athletes! Wilson demonstrates five examples of contrast training.
- Training Program Breakdown. Wilson details both macrocycle and microcycle breakdowns of the training phases that include General Preparatory Phase, Specific Phase and Competitive Phase.
- Meet Preparation. Learn to prepare your athletes for the meets that matter most. Wilson shares a detailed plan for competition-day preparation and tapering.
- Competition Day Preparation. Uncover how to warm up an athlete at a meet and ensure they’re in the proper state of mind to compete. Use specific strategies in regards to rest, diet and mental planning that will allow your athletes to put all of their focus into the race.
- Race Strategies. Give your athletes an edge on race day with proven race strategies for the 100 and 200.
- Injury prevention. Wilson shares the "Jamaican Way" on training philosophies designed to serve the best interest of the athlete.