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Benefits of Joining an Athletics Club
Benefits of Joining an Athletics Club
Get on the right track at your local athletics club....
Field Events: Long and High Jump
Field Events: Long and High Jump
The combination of speed and spring in the long and high jumps makes these track and field sports among the most fun. It has been said that to attain the greatest…...
Field Events: Pole Vault
Field Events: Pole Vault
The pole vault is one of the most technically demanding of all track and field events and successful vaulters have to be fast, brave, strong and agile....
Field Events: Throwing
Field Events: Throwing
The best way to avoid throwing sport injuries is to limit or restrict the number of throws an athlete makes during each training session...
Preparing for a Triathlon
Preparing for a Triathlon
A general guide to the preparation for a triathlon looking at the levels of training you need to incorporate into your regime and the importance of allowing time for…...
Safety of Cheerleaders is a Serious Issue
Safety of Cheerleaders is a Serious Issue
Cheerleading is a lot more than pom-poms and high kicks, requiring a high level of fitness and training. Despite measures to ensure the safety of athletes, injury is…...
Track Events: Hurdles
Track Events: Hurdles
An explanation of Hurdling techniques and tips on safety....
Track Events: Middle & Long Distance
Track Events: Middle & Long Distance
How to train for middle distance races plus tactics and tips to help run middle distance races....
Track Events: Sprints
Track Events: Sprints
Sprinting techniques plus training routines and specific drills to help you with your sprinting....
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