Sprint Technique Tips With ATL Zoom's Allen Rossum


We met up with ATL Zoom track club in Atlanta just before New Balance Nationals Indoor. The athletes were working on their acceleration and keeping proper form throughout the race.

Check out the video above to see some of the techniques head coach Allen Rossum uses to make sure his athletes are holding proper form.

Video breakdown:

00:00 - 1:00 -- Breaking down what the workout is.

1:00 - 1:40 -- Feedback and what to look for in the blocks and why it's important.

1:40 - 3:00 -- Explaining the phases of the workout.

3:00 - 3:38 -- Checking hurdlers lead leg to make sure they are snapping it down.   

3:40 - 4:20 -- When to call it quits on the workout. 

4:20 - 5:25 -- Working on the process repeatedly for results. 

5:25 - 6:00 -- Watching while running next to athletes.

6:00 - 7:17 -- Why working proper technique and being put in high-pressure situations in practice is important. 

7:17 - 7:50 -- Ending practice on a high note. 

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