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.
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.