Art of Training 204- Cross-Country and Road Racing (5k-Half Marathon)
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What can you expect from this course?
In this course we will provide the what, why, and how of preparing for a road or cross-country season. The goal is to take you through every part of the season, working our way from the base phase to competition to peaking. Along the way, we'll detail what the training should look like, how it progresses, what sort of strength training to do, and much more. Our goal is to provide you with everything you need to coach athletes through a cross-country season. We'll equipped you with all of the tools, and then show you what we do with some of the best athletes in the country. See what national champions have done in their training and how it might apply to your situation. Topics covered include:
- What is a base? Going through the history of base training.
- Building a Psychological Foundation.
- Training to race versus training to train
- Qualify and Extend model of training
- The how, what, and when of peaking for any competition
- Workout examples and explanations
- Sample training for road and cross-country seasons.
How will this course be delivered?
Through a combination of video lectures, readings, powerpoint
presentations, podcast style audio recordings, and more. We attack
teaching from multiple directions in order to help the student absorb
the material best.
What we guarantee:
We will continue to develop and curate content that we think is valuable for the coaching community. We promise to continually update this content so that it is the best coaching resource on the planet. You'll be the first to hear about our lessons in coaching high school, college, and elite runners.
STEVE MAGNESS is the bestselling author of Peak Performance: Take Advantage of the New Science of Success and The Science of Running. He is a coach to some of the top distance runners in the world, having coached numerous athletes to top 15 at the World Championships and Olympic Games. As well as having coached six Top 10 performances at a major Marathon (Boston, NYC, Chicago). He's coached athletes such as Natosha Rogers, Neely Spence-Gracey, Sara Hall, Mark English, Jackie Areson, Brian Barraza, Sarah Crouch, and many more. He currently coaches at the University of Houston. Known widely for his integration of science and practice, Magness has been on the forefront of innovation in sport. He serves as an adjunct professor of Strength and Conditioning at St. Mary's University.
JONATHAN MARCUS is the director and co-founder of High Performance West. He's developed athletes to national championships, Olympic Trials Qualifying standards, and national records. Some of the athletes he has coached include: Tara Welling, Nicole Blood, Eleanor Fulton, Mckayla Fricker, Daniel Herrera, and more. Previously Jon was the Head Cross Country Coach at Clackamas Community College and an assistant Track & Field/Cross Country Coach at Portland State, University of Portland, and Warner Pacific College. He graduated with a B.A. from Columbia University in the City of New York in 2006.