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The 3 Most-Read ‘Coaching Young Athletes’ Articles For 2017

The Top 3 Posts on the Coaching Young Athletes Blog in 2017

The ‘Coaching Young Athletes’ blog first appeared in May 2015. In 2017 it attracted over 155,000 views from people in 176 countries.

Here are the three most-read articles for 2017.

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

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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22 Questions to Help You Get to Know A New Athlete blog

22 Questions to Help You Get To Know a New Athlete

How well do you know the athletes that you coach? Are you aware of their likes, dislikes, attitudes, goals and expectations?

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Thanks to all who have visited the blog. I hope that you have gained a few tips and tricks that have made you a better coach, instructor or sports parent.

What was your favourite Coaching Young Athletes post for 2017?

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Further Reading

My 5 Most-Read Articles During 2016

My 5 Most-Read Articles for 2015

20150614_154020-1Darren 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 , Anchor or via email.

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