TEAM PRACTICE
TIME SCHEDULE

ATTENDANCE is MANDATORY!

Daily "ALL ATHLETE" team practices are held Monday through Saturday.

Daily Practice Time Schedules:

MondayFriday
3:20pm to 5:45pm

(end time is approximate)

Saturday
9:00am to 11:00am
(end time is approximate)

 

2019 WINTER CONDITIONING:

Winter conditioning sessions meet daily after school at the track during the months of December and January. Consisten and gradual development of fitness over these winter months is essential for athletes in order to be prepared for the rigors of the spring competition season.

Please click on the links along the right-hand side of this page to view training calendars and workout pace charts for the various event groups.

Training Video Vault

Athletes are expected to view the following videos in preparation for track & field practice sessions.

SPRINT MECHANICS (ALL EVENT GROUPS) – A breakdown of speed mechanics. Some of the fastest athletes the world has ever known featured in this video!

LADDER DRILLS (ALL EVENT GROUPS) – A Selection of these drills, usually two or three, will be used to develop neuromuscular pathways two times per week for all event groups.

PERFORMANCE WARM UP: Phase 1 (ENDURANCE GROUP) – This is the warm up routine for that will precede medium and high intensity training and racing.

PERFORMANCE COOL DOWN: Phase 1 (ENDRURANCE GROUP) – This video demonstrates the cool down procedures following hard workouts and competitions.

FITNESS WARM UP "A" (ENDURANCE GROUP) / TEMPO WARM UP (SPEED GROUP): Phase 1 – Note that this is the "Tempo" warm up for the sprint group.

FITNESS WARM UP "B" (ENDURANCE GROUP) / FITNESS WARM UP (SPEED GROUP): Phase 1 – Note that this is the "Fitness" warm up for the sprint group.

SHOT/DISCUS:

Thrower WINTER Training Meets Daily After School at the Track Shed Weight Room.

THROWER WEIGHT LIFTING LOG

SPRINT/HURDLE:

Speed WINTER Training Calendar – UPDATED 12/3/18

SPEED TRAINING PACE CHART

Pole Vault Drill Supplements

DISTANCE:

Distance WINTER Training Schedule – UPDATED 12/3/18

ENDURANCE TRAINING PACE CHART

 

 

TRAINING LINKS: Check out the following links for supplemental information on various aspects of track & field training and competition.

Maximal Velocity Sprint Mechanics: Detailed research article on fundamental principles of speed. Great articulation of force application.

The Science of Running: Complete topic coverage for Distance Training & Racing by Steve Magness.

JayJohnson.com: Former CU Middle Distance coach Jay Johnson provides a huge range of training videos, slide shows, and articles.

Running Times: One of the better general resources for distance running, including helpful articles on injury rehab, nutrition and training.

Time to Run: Another comprehensive site for distance running, including articles on nutrition, injuries, training and racing.