Track and Field Games
Track and Field Games contains over 200 track and field games (with variations over 500) that coaches can use to create an enjoyable and productive practice environment. The numerous track and field games help teach the fundamentals and focus on skills required to become a more compete track and field athlete. Track and Field Games combines fun with skill instruction and practice. The games are particularly useful for beginning and intermediate athletes and can be adapted to accommodate more traditional training with experienced athletes.
Track and Field Games is designed to challenge athletes and keep them active, motivated and thoroughly involved. The games are competitive and fun to play and they can be easily adapted to different ages and abilities. Both novice and experienced athletes alike will respond favorably to the activities in which they are excited and enthused about. The track and field games provided in this book are designed to create such an enthusiastic and positive attitude.
Track and Field Games is organized with multiple games that focus on: the jumping events of the high jump, long jump, triple jump, pole vault; the throwing events of the shot put, discus, javelin and hammer throw; and the running events of sprinting, hurdles, distance and relays. Although categorized by their primary focus, most games emphasize essential elements that can be applied to multiple events in track and field.