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Letter from the Editor, November 2017

Letter from the Editor, November 2017
Letter from the Editor, November 2017 Hello readers, and welcome to the November 2017 edition of The Hurdle Magazine. A couple days I, along with several coaching friends, conducted the Team Steve Speed & Hurdle Camp at the JDL Fast Track in Winston Salem, NC. It was a great camp, attended by fifty athletes ranging...

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WARM UP, LAYER UP & DRINK UP

WARM UP, LAYER UP & DRINK UP
WARM UP, LAYER UP & DRINK UP   By Melinda Burris Willms             Seasonal change is a fact of life we all must adjust to, but for athletes, who place higher demands on their bodies than the average population, the cooler temperatures Fall and Winter bring require a renewed commitment to standards of athleticism such...

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Block Start Practice

Block Start Practice
Block Start Practice by Steve McGill Hurdlers tend to focus so much on the hurdles that they forget to sprint. Often, this habit appears in the very first step of a race. Hurdlers often tend to stand up out of the blocks in their eagerness to run to the first hurdle. Many beginning hurdlers will...

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I Faced the Cold

I Faced the Cold
I Faced the Cold by Steve McGill The year was 1984. In the spring of my senior year of high school. I was preparing to run my first race since being let out of the hospital three months earlier. The temperature had dipped into the forties, windy. I didn’t want to run in this weather....

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Start Practice with the Fellas

Start Practice with the Fellas
Start Practice with the Fellas by Steve McGill Had a chance to get in some good work a great group of hurdlers two weeks ago. Three of them were high school freshmen - Alex Nunley, Matt Garrett, and Brandon Johnson. All three did exceptionally well last summer in the 13-14 year old age group in...

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Falling Starts Workout

Falling Starts Workout
Falling Starts Workout by Steve McGill In other articles in this issue, I discuss the importance of driving out of the blocks aggressively, without popping up too soon. One way to address this issue and to ingrain a forward thrust from the first step is to have hurdlers do workouts that emphasize acceleration. Such workouts...

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Colin Jackson’s Moment of Glory

Colin Jackson’s Moment of Glory
Colin Jackson's Moment of Glory by Steve McGill For this month's great race, we're going to turn back the clock to 1993, to Welshman Colin Jackson's world record race at the World Championships in Stuttgart. World record performances are always time markers in the history and evolution of an event, and Jackson's race certainly stands...

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