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Talent Identification
28.09.10   Talent Identification
There should be testing and searching for talent at every school. Talent identification is not just doing an athletic event. Talent identification should be done at every school to search for talent. Owen and Maryna did 5 years of research at a primary school in Johannesburg, to see what...
Why are Psychological Skills Important for Athletes?
07.09.10   Why are Psychological Skills Important for Athletes?
Is physical practice the only component of your training program? How do you learn to maximize your performance or even to be a consistent performer? Athletes and coaches always think they must only practice longer and harder - they are reluctant to include psychological tools...
Relay Running (4 x 100 metres relay)
10.08.10   Relay Running (4 x 100 metres relay)
To prepare sprinters to run for their schools, provinces, universities and later for their country, our schools should start running relays as follows. The shortest route is the one where the athlete who runs the bend run as close to the line as possible.
The Development of Speed
28.07.10   The Development of Speed
Speed is the most difficult component to develop and certain prerequisites are needed before training can bring expected results. Training methods for sprinters are not so good, as some coaches do not know how to or are reluctant to change their old ideas.
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