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In Relay Running Technique, coach Robert Johnson offers ideas, insights, and information to help coaches work with their relay group.
The video looks at the skills and techniques involved in successfully executing the relay, particularly how athletes can stay in their lane, while also addressing the factors involved in putting together a cohesive relay team.
In addition, the video presents numerous proven drills that coaches can utilize to develop the basic fundamentals attendant to performing the relay.
Among the topics covered:
- Relay exchange takeoff drill
- Light-touches drill
- Putting together a relay team
- Lane-orientation drill
- Push drill
- Determining your mark placements
- The critical zone
- Exchange drill
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