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The Top 5 Coaching Young Athletes Blog Posts

The 5 Most Popular Articles On The Coaching Young Athletes Blog

The Coaching Young Athletes blog turns two today. The first post appeared on 1 June 2015. In two years the the blog has featured 143 articles and has been viewed more than 93,000 times by more than 46,000 visitors from well over 100 countries.

As a birthday celebration I have decided to list the Top 5 Coaching Young Athletes articles, as measured by popularity.

No. 1 (Most popular post)

How to Measure a Long Jump (1)

How to Teach a Long Jump Run-Up in 7 Easy Steps

How should a young athlete measure out their long or triple jump run-up? Where should they start on the runway? How long should their run-up be?

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No. 2

5 Tips For Teaching Discus to Beginners (1)

5 Tips For Teaching Discus to Beginners

Links to 5 posts that will help coaches teach a basic standing discus throw to beginners.

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No. 3

How to Teach Young Athletes to Long Jump

How to Teach Young Athletes to Long Jump

A sequence of activities that can be used to introduce long jump to beginners.

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No. 4

10 of the Biggest Mistakes Young Athletes Make in the shot Put

10 Biggest Mistakes Young Athletes Make in the Shot Put

Ten of the most common errors young athletes make when they are shot putting.

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No. 5

Kids Sports- How Often Should A Young Athlete Practice-

Kids Sports: How Often Should A Young Athlete Practice?

A discussion about appropriate training frequency and volume for young athletes.

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Darren Wensor is a sports development professional, coach educator, specialist coach of young athletes and founder of the blog coachingyoungathletes.com. Learn more about him here and connect with him on TwitterFacebookLinkedin or via email.

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