The Youth And Teen Running Encyclopedia

Autor: Mick Grant
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781495425783
File Size: 56,14 MB
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This "is the first ever complete guide for middle and distance runners ages 6 to 18 and their coaches and parents. It shows the proven formula of Mick Grant, which produced National Champions several years in a row from a group of ordinary local kids, near Mick's home in Northeast Massachusetts, who asked him to be their coach. The book lays out in detail how youth and teen athletes and their coaches or parents can take them to successively higher levels, year after year, after year, following the proven success of Mick's training program. What differentiates this program and this book from other programs and books is that it is a unique blend of building endurance and improving basic speed throughout the year, so that the athlete is much better next year than they are this year. The program uses a FUN FIRST approach, making sure the athlete is enjoying what they are doing, and staying healthy to allow consistent training. It is the first such book to cover every topic imaginable for the youth and teen middle/distance runner, jammed packed with over 225 pages of vital information. This book is a must read for all youth runners age 6 to 18, and anyone helping youth runners starting on the way to a life long enjoyment of running, and a successful running career, including youth runners, parents of youth runners, youth runner club coaches, and high school coaches. While this book is geared to youth runners, it is a valuable resource to all middle and distance runners and coaches, regardless of age or level, because the same basic principles apply to all middle and distances runners." --P. [4] of cover.

Young Runners

Autor: Marc Bloom
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416573119
File Size: 33,36 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Loaded with clear and practical information that parents, coaches, and children can put to quick use, Young Runners is a comprehensive guide to recreational and competitive running for children of all ages. Former running coach Marc Bloom draws on years of experience, as well as on some of the most successful youth running programs in the United States today, to offer a safe start for our youngest runners and continued healthy running through adolescence. Young Runners includes: • Training programs for children aged 3 to 11, 12 to 14, and 15 to 18, including warm-ups and stretches for injury prevention • Information about speed and distance, as well as weekly training programs • A guide to youth races across America Bloom also outlines the different basics for boys and girls, cross-training for enhanced performance in other sports, and the best way to add running to the lives of special-needs children. Filled with inspiring stories and straightforward advice, Young Runners focuses above all on the enjoyment of running that should be a part of every kid's life.

Training Young Distance Runners 3rd Edition

Autor: Greene, Laurence S.
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 1450468845
File Size: 24,84 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Essential for coaches and parents of teen runners involved in cross country, distance track events, and road racing, Training Young Distance Runners draws on the latest scientific research to present easily understood and applied training plans plus guidelines for designing customized programs.

Dream Jobs In Sports Retail

Autor: Alison Downs
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 1538381478
File Size: 29,20 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Turning a passion for sports into an exciting career in sports retail has never been easier with this expansive guide. Whether they want to work one-on-one with customers in a sporting goods store or handle ticket sales, every career seeker will find guidance through this volume's real-world advice, firsthand accounts from others in the business, and a roundup of important next steps. This guide gives readers all the tools they need to begin building the career of their dreams in sports retail.

Coaching Youth Track And Field

Autor: American Sport Education Program
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9780736069144
File Size: 56,26 MB
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Coaching Youth Track & Fieldstresses fun, safety, and effective instruction, helping you create an environment that promotes learning, encourages a love of the sport, and motivates your athletes to come out year after year. Numerous coaching books present the skills, drills, and activities of track and field. But here's a book that teaches you how to convey those skills to your athletes in an engaging and positive manner. Written by the American Sport Education Program (ASEP) in conjunction with Matt Lydum and other experts from Hershey's Track & Field Games and USA Track & Field (USATF), Coaching Youth Track & Fieldis the only resource available today aimed at coaches of athletes ages 14 and under. Coaching Youth Track & Fieldincludes the following: -Activities specifically designed for young track and field athletes -Fundamentals of all of the events in track and field (USATF and Hershey's Track and Field Games) Coaching Youth Track & Field's73 activities and 32 age-specific coaching tips are sure to jump-start your planning and practices and help you overcome any hurdle encountered during the season. Plus, sequenced and specific chapters help you learn, retain, and reference in a flash. Endorsed by USATF and named the official handbook of Hershey's Track & Field Games, this book a must-read as you prepare to meet the challenges and enjoy the rewards of coaching young athletes.

Coaching Cross Country Successfully

Autor: Pat Tyson
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 1450440193
File Size: 51,89 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Legendary coach Pat Tyson covers all aspects of building a great cross country program. Offering real-world advice for coaches, Coaching Cross Country Successfully includes valuable insights on developing athletes, maximizing performance, training programs, recruiting runners, race strategies, and meet preparation.

Running Encyclopedia

Autor: Richard Benyo
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9780736037341
File Size: 59,17 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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The authors provide a complete look at the history, key figures, major events, and important training theories and terms of running. More than 1,000 listings highlight the most influential runners, coaches, races, training methods and events in modern history. 120 photos.

Harriers

Autor: Joseph Shivers
Publisher: Tickling Keys, Inc.
ISBN: 1615474056
File Size: 19,86 MB
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A fresh perspective enlivens this classic story about a losing team with an energetic new coach. Written by two Ohio teenagers about their high school's cross-country team, this account offers engaging portraits of the kids and their coach, passes on lessons of hard work and sacrifice, and follows the ascent of the Salem Quakers cross-country team to a first-place ranking in their conference and third place at the 2003 state championships. Along the way the teenagers learn the unromantic truth about the athletic association that regulates their high school sport--legal wrangling and uproar ensue when officials find scoring errors in a postseason meet. As they develop their talents and teamwork, the teens also learn valuable lessons about sports rules, bureaucracy, and true success.

Cross Country Running

Autor: Jeff Galloway
Publisher: Meyer & Meyer Verlag
ISBN: 1841263036
File Size: 10,46 MB
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Presents all the information necessary to train for cross-country races, including how to build endurance, train and race on hills, varied terrain running, speed training, race strategies, maximizing performance and injury prevention and treatment, as well as teamwork training and racing methods. Original. $10,000 ad/promo.

Distance Training For Young Athletes

Autor: Arthur Lydiard
Publisher: Meyer & Meyer Sport
ISBN: 9783891245330
File Size: 29,26 MB
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Written with Lydiard's long time co-author Garth Gilmour, "Distance Training for Young Athletes" addresses teenagers, parents, teachers and coaches with instruction, guidance and wisdom. In a simple, clear and non-technical style it covers all aspects of running middle and long distance races for fun and success, including philosophy, physiology, running mechanics, nutrition and injury prevention. It concludes with sample training schedules, tested in athletics and other sports for more than four decades.