When I challenged Asafa Powell to the Standing Triple Jump, I didn’t expect him to take me seriously. After all, he tore a pec muscle during
The Icosathlon and Tetradecathlon
What the heck is an Icosathlon? The icosathlon is simply a Double Decathlon, formerly known as the “Double Deca”. When you think about it, Track and
Sebastian Bayer – 8.71m Long Jump
The world is still buzzing about Sebastian Bayer's 8.71m Long Jump on his 6th and final jump. And it wasn't performed with a fancy 2-and-a-half hitch
Static vs. Dynamic Stretching on Vertical Jump and Standing Long Jump
Here is some original research from the Department of Physical Therapy, Wichita State University, that further proves why a Dynamic Warm Up may be
Coaching Long Jump Technique – Hang or Hitch-kick?
When you think of high jump, no one uses the straddle roll anymore. The last time we saw that technique being used was Vladimir Yashchenko (2.33m
Dan Pfaff – Alternate Methods for Developing Strength, Power and Mobility
The Canadian Athletics Coaching Center has a wealth of free coaching articles, including a great article I referenced on Valeri Borzov's mental
Irving Saladino 9 meter Long Jump?
Yesterday I showed you Ivan Pedroso's 9 meter Long Jump. This year at the Hengelo meet in Holland had Irving Saladino with 9 meter Long Jump that
Ivan Pedroso 9 meter Long Jump?
Forget Usain Bolt's 9.72 World Record! Forget Ben Johnson! The fastest recorded 100 meters of all time is Obadale Thompson, who ran 9.69! Of
Watch those hands in the Long & Triple jump: Walter Davis 17.71m video
I was brainstorming with my friend Adarian Barr at Next Level Athletics & Fitness. Like me, he is a Coach and a Masters athlete focusing on Long