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3 Articles That Will Improve Your Triple Jump Coaching

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

Use Colours to Cue Young Triple Jumpers

Learn how to teach young athletes the triple jump “hop-step-jump” sequence by using different coloured cones as a visual cue.

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The Triple Jump Rhythm

How to Teach Even Phases in the Triple Jump

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.

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Take-Off  Board Progression

How to Safely Transition Kids to a New Triple Jump Take-Off Board

Learn how to use this simple strategy when helping young athletes to transition between triple jump take-off boards.

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I would love to know if any of these ideas work for you!

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Triple Jump Resources

Coaching Young Athletes Digital Resource:

Triple Jump Phase Landings Quick Reference Guide

Online Course:

Complete Jumps Training by Athletes Acceleration

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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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