Introduce kids to track and field and prepared for meets.
The Track and Field training guide offers coaches and teachers a turnkey plan for teaching elementary and middle school-aged kids about the sport and getting them ready for meets. Although created to support the events within NYRR's Developmental Track and Field Series, this guide can be helpful for many coaches teaching the basics of the sport.
Use these lessons to teach the basic athletic skills for each event. This will give your young runners the foundation for learning good running form and becoming skilled athletes in general.
Use these exercises, activities, and enhancements to supplement your track and field training.