Sprint Mechanics with Pat Henry

To reach maximum velocity sprinter need a perfect posture and great technique. In the the two video clips below renowned sprint coach Pat Henry, Texas A&M Head Coach, discusses technique and posture needed to be a great sprinter. In the first video he takes athletes through Marching Drills emphasizing a level chin, toe up/ankle flexed and hitting under your center of mass. He stresses the importance of the dorsiflexion of the ankle and the foot hitting under the knee. The second video is a mini-hurdle drill to work on posture and foot patterns.

Th clip is from a full length DVD that features the techniques used by Coach Henry to develop sprinters. For more information click the link. Texas A&M Track & Field Series – Drills and Progressions for Championship Sprints, Starts and Relays

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