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Speed Training Concepts for the High School Coach and Athlete

Mediate, Patrick MA, CSCS*D

Strength & Conditioning Journal:
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e318163c0bf
COLUMNS: High School Corner
Abstract

THIS COLUMN OUTLINES PRACTICAL APPROACHES FOR DESIGNING AN EFFECTIVE SPEED- TRAINING PROGRAM FOR THE HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETE. IT INTRODUCES CONCEPTS TO ASSIST THE COACH IN IMPLEMENTING A SAFE TRAINING SESSION ALONG WITH OUR SPRINT TRAINING DRILL. THE PRIMARY FOCUS HERE IS TO HAVE THE COACH TAKE A CLOSER LOOK AT HIS OR HER TRAINING METHODS AND SPARK CURIOSITY ABOUT PREPARATION AND RECOVERY FOR 13- TO 19-YEAR-OLD DEVELOPING ATHLETES IN ALL SPORTS.

Author Information

Greenwich High School, Greenwich, Connecticut

Patrick Mediate is a physical education teacher and track coach at Greenwich High School in Connecticut and the Connecticut NSCA State Director.

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