Please read this important article on how to submit results and make sure your athletes get properly recognized! It's fairly long, but please try to read the whole thing. It has some very important information that you may not know or realize.
What are some of the characteristics of great sprinters? This is a small list: powerful, explosive, strong, high levels of coordination and body control. Now let’s look at some of the characteristics of great Olympic Style Weightlifters. Things that you will notice about this group are their power, explosiveness, their strength, coordination, and body control. It’s easy to see how these two groups are similar regardless of their performance application.
If you have a High Jumper on your track team then you need this information. Some of the most spectacular athletes to watch at a track meet are the high jumpers who seemingly have no limits. Have you ever wondered how these athletes get to the point where they are so explosive and graceful to make every jump look as though it was the easiest thing in the world to accomplish?
Regan Ward will have set a record before she ever steps onto the famed Armory oval on Saturday at the New Balance Games. She will have traveled further to try to qualify for the Millrose Mile than anyone before her. (via Armory Track)
In today's world, making yourself stand out without appearing as if you're drawing undue attention to yourself is an important skill to have. That's probably no less true with trying to find a college track and field scholarship offer than it is anywhere else. So, how do you pull it off?
In this final installment of the series, I try to touch on some issues that have been brought to my attention during the process of writing these articles. Rather than try to rewrite this information into the original articles, I've included it in a "loose ends" kind of article here at the end.
The choices you make between now and August will have a great deal to do with how successfully you start out as a college athlete. Here are several things you want to give some attention to.
Eligible to all high school students! Upload a 60 second video commentating on anything by January 31st to the Brooks PR Contest Page. Two winners will be picked by Brooks for an all-expenses paid trip to Seattle, where the student reporter will work with Flotrack and MileSplit to commentate the Brooks PR Invitational at the UW Dempsey Track. The reporter will get to work side-by-side with Flotrack and Milesplit, see the fastest HS Runners in the country competing, and get a bunch of Brooks Running gear!
Most prospective student-athletes who go on a visit don't come with nearly enough questions to ask. Here are some questions you may want to think about asking.
- High School Distance Challenge Saturday June 8th in KC Metro
- SWMO Summer Kickoff 5k and 15k (3 Person Relay)
- USTFCCCA Track & Field Technical Certification - Pratt, KS June 8-9, 2013
- Lucky 13.1 Half Marathon and 5K
- Webster University
- Article Comment: Oklahoma On Broadway: Regan Ward eyes Millrose slot
- Texas Distance Festival at Southlake Carroll
- Did Noah Gade get DQ'ed
- NXN South
- Gregg Byram Track and Field Classic 2012
- NCAA DIII Championships
- NCAA Division II Track and Field Championships
- Adidas Grand Prix
- NCAA Division 1 Outdoor Track & Field Championship
- Great Southwest Classic
- Golden West Invitational
- New Balance Boston Twilight Series # 4
- New Balance Outdoor Nationals
- USATF Junior Outdoor Track and Field Championship
- USATF World Youth Track and Field Trials
- Maci Rich to Oklahoma Christian University
- Alexis Gee to St. Gregory's University
- Haley Gee to St. Gregory's University
- Robert Torres to St. Gregory's University
- Mackenzie Wahpepah-Harris to Oklahoma City University
- Emily Helms to Oklahoma State University
- Noah Gade to Oklahoma State University
- Jessica Hembree to University of Oklahoma
- Alex Davis to Baylor University