Links to 3 Posts That Will Help You Teach Kids To Triple Jump
Below are three articles that contain some handy tips and tricks for teaching and coaching the triple jump.
The first article provides some hints about how to introduce the event to beginners. The remaining two articles deal with slightly more advanced concepts that will help you assist a young athlete as they progress.
Teaching the Triple Jump Sequence
Learn how to teach young athletes the triple jump “hop-step-jump” sequence by using different coloured cones as a visual cue.
The Triple Jump Rhythm
Learn how you can help young athletes develop an effective triple jumping rhythm by calculating and marking for them the ideal distance of each phase of the jump.
Take-Off Board Progression
Learn how to use this simple strategy when helping young athletes to transition between triple jump take-off boards.
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Triple Jump Resources
Coaching Young Athletes Digital Resource:
Complete Jumps Training by Athletes Acceleration
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