Sprint Endurance Drills
September 12, 2011
Legendary track coach John Smith explains the speed endurance drills that help sprinters like Leroy Dixon maintain rhythm and develop endurance.
About the Video
Legendary track coach John Smith reveals the key fundamentals of training sprinters like Leroy Dixon. Smith discusses how to instruct your athletes to focus on rhythm and building endurance when performing sprinting drills.
To increase your athlete's speed and endurance with several short sprints followed by a long sprint to build endurance. Encourage your athletes to focus on maintaining rhythm and proper sprinting technique during each drill.
- Have athlete perform at 90 percent max effort
- Have athlete focus on rhythm
- Have athlete focus on proper technique in 300-yard sprint
- 60-Meter Sprint: 1x9
- 300-Yard Sprint: 1x1