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Becoming a Champion: Triple Jump for Girls' Track & Field

Becoming a Champion: Triple Jump for Girls' Track & Field

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Former member of the US National Team and Baylor University Assistant Coach Stacey Smith provides over 20 drills that cover the triple jump from start to finish. First, she introduces the concepts necessary to be a successful triple jumper. She then covers warming up, where she includes drills on how to incorporate sprints into your warm-up. As with the long jump, triple jumpers are sprinters first and controlling that speed is the focused on. The approach, which is the main part of the jump, is covered from the beginning to end. Coach Smith covers how to teach a proper approach, showing numerous drills using both the track and runway. Smith puts it all together by teaching the proper way to execute the three phases of the actual jump: the hop, the step and the jump. Smith offers simple, effective coaching cues and drills that drive home the point that the hop is the crucial point to the triple jump, the step is the most difficult part, and the jump just follows. Along with technique, Coach Smith offers over a dozen drills to increase the strength and form of your triple jumpers. In addition, she discusses meet day providing you with a series of hints to help manage your jumpers in competition. 48 minutes. 2013. DVD. This DVD is part of the set: Becoming a Champion: Girls' Track & Field Series.