Drills & Techniques for Successful Steeplechase
with Chick Hislop,
Former Weber State University Head Coach;
U.S. Assistant Coach at 1996 Olympics;
21 Big Sky Conference Championships;
Coached Former American Record Holder Henry Marsh; Coached 42 athletes 9:00 or under, including 13 athletes under 8:39
The most complete steeplechase DVD on the market, Drills & Techniques for Successful Steeplechase is packed with drills, workout templates, and philosophy that will assist you in training successful steeplechasers.
Legendary coach Chick Hislop, who has coached one of the best US athletes (Henry Marsh) ever to run the steeplechase event, has coached 13 runners under the 8:40 barrier.
Coach Hislop shares his vast knowledge on the steeplechase in the areas of philosophy, efficiency, hurdle workouts, L7 position, wall drills, side hurdle drills, running drills, and the water barrier. You will learn hurdle drills specific to the distance hurdler, while getting valuable coaching tips and demonstrations. These drills not only help with hurdling technique, but improve overall running economy.
The main focus of Hislop's presentation is the hurdle. In all you will see 17 drills that cover Hislop's hurdle ritual. This ritual helps teach the athlete proper technique and helps develop the strength needed to be an efficient distance hurdler. The water jump is also demonstrated to show proper technique. These drills have taken average collegiate runners and developed them into Conference and National Champions at the collegiate level. This is a great tool for coaches and athletes who want to learn from the best.
Hisplop also provides sample workouts you can use during all three phases of the season: Pre-Competition, Competition, and Championship.
This video provides invaluable tools to help men and women develop the skills and techniques needed to successfully run the steeplechase event.
109 minutes. 2012.