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How to Set Up Starting Blocks in 3 Simple Steps (Video)

Learn the “1-2-3 Rule” For Setting Up Starting Blocks

The “1-2-3 Rule” is an easy way for young athletes to learn to how to set up starting blocks on a straight running track.

Check out the following explainer video for a quick tutorial.

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Further reading

A Fun Sprints Lesson Plan For Kids E-Book (plus bonus cheat sheet) by Coaching Young Athletes

Starting Blocks: How to Set Them Up In 3 Easy Steps

When Should Kids Learn to Crouch Start?

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