and Bershawn "Batman" Jackson,
2008 Olympic Bronze Medalist,
3X USA National Champion
Reap the benefits of both legendary hurdles coach George Williams and
Olympian Bershawn "Batman" Jackson.
Coach Williams begins with an overview of the ingredients for success in
the 300/400 hurdles events. He then moves into a narrated warm-up demonstrated
by Bershawn Jackson. Through the 10+ exercise warm-up, Williams shares
valuable insight into the importance of a working warm-up for injury
prevention as well as the importance of disciplined and thorough stretching
program, an essential key for successful hurdling.
Williams directs Jackson through five hurdle drills that are at the heart
of technique training for the rigors of the300/400 hurdle events. These drills
include lead leg and trail leg drills, as well as alternating leg drills.
Williams feels that training the hurdler for proficiency on either leg is a
must for success in the event.
Williams next proceeds to full hurdle execution with a focus upon technique
and stride patterns. He details the preferred stride count that his hurdlers
utilize and offers recommendations for the high school level hurdler.
You will get an overview of his training plan that highlights an emphasis
on training longer distances in the early season and includes hurdle specific
workout suggestions for increasing race endurance.
Throughout the presentation, Williams offers technical and tactical
insights from his years of producing successful hurdlers.
32 minutes. DVD. 2010.
Overall Rating: 4.8 out of 5. Sports Nation Video Sales Rank: 5 out of 63 for the category Track and Field Coaching Videos.