track rascals l.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
TRACK RASCALS PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
TRACK RASCALS

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 23

TRACK RASCALS - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 262 Views
  • Uploaded on

TRACK RASCALS Future Olympians? TRACK RASCALS Who are they? BC Athletics members 6 to 8 years old Non-competitive TRACK RASCALS Why have them? Introduce young athletes to track and field Potential club athletes in future years Opportunity for young athletes who don’t like team sports

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'TRACK RASCALS' - betty_james


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
track rascals

TRACK RASCALS

Future Olympians?

track rascals2

TRACK RASCALS

Who are they?

BC Athletics members

6 to 8 years old

Non-competitive

track rascals3

TRACK RASCALS

Why have them?

Introduce young athletes to track and field

Potential club athletes in future years

Opportunity for young athletes who don’t like team sports

Most other sports have programs at this age

track rascals4

TRACK RASCALS

Peninsula Track’s program

Started four years ago

22 members in 2004

Presented twice a week for 45 minutes

Ran 4 to 5 weeks in April

Run by Dan Daniels with the aid of Tom Dingle

track rascals5

TRACK RASCALS

Emphasis of Peninsula Track’s program

Non-competitive

Continuous activity

Fun for the athletes

Emphasis on Track and Field activities

Used Run,Jump,Throw ideas where useful

track rascals6

TRACK RASCALS

What do we do?

10 minute warmup session

Skipping, bounding, hopping

Two bounding, duckwalking,

running on all fours

All on a 10 m path out and back

track rascals7

TRACK RASCALS

What do we do?

Running Sessions

To 15m mark

To 15m mark and back

Shuttle relay (hand touch at 15m)

Baton relay over 80m with 4 exchanges

track rascals8

TRACK RASCALS

What do we do?

Hurdling Sessions

12in hurdles

One hurdle at first

Then two hurdles

Then three and more

track rascals9

TRACK RASCALS

What do we do?

Emphasis in running and hurdling sessions

Correct start - toe behind the line

Running in lanes

Running in right direction after receiving baton

Running over the hurdles

track rascals10

TRACK RASCALS

What do we do?

Throwing Session

Turbo javelins (rocket ships)

Correct pointing and aiming

Emphasis on waiting in lines

Staying behind line until told to pick up

track rascals11

TRACK RASCALS

What do we do?

Jumping Session

Standing Long Jump

Emphasize arm swing and lifting knees

track rascals12

TRACK RASCALS

What do we do?

Jumping Session

“High Jump” – last two sessions

Stand and jump backwards onto mat

Jumping onto mat any way (for fun)

track rascals13

TRACK RASCALS

What do we do?

End of Each Session

Chat by and with the coach

Optional run once around the track

track rascals14

TRACK RASCALS

What do we do?

End of Final Session

Parents invited

Presentation of certificates

Presentation of Track Rascals T-shirt

Juice and cookies

track rascals15

TRACK RASCALS

What do we do?

Summary

Non-competitive

No runs timed, no jumps measured, etc.

Continuous activity

Important to maintain control (be firm)

Make sure activities are FUN!

track rascals16

TRACK RASCALS

Comments

Important to make them feel part of the club

Our sessions held the same time as regular practices

Certificate and T-shirts important

Put pictures up on club website

All members are in Club Email address list

Track Rascals invited to Club awards BBQ

track rascals17

TRACK RASCALS

Further Comments

Have one person responsible for program

Try to get two on regular basis

Make use of the parents

moving hurdles, filling blanks in relays and so on

track rascals18

TRACK RASCALS

Getting the word out

Jazzy Poster

Circulate to elementary schools

Post in local recreation centers

Try to get local paper to do article

Set up page on club web site

track rascals19

TRACK RASCALS

Benefits to us

Increase in club membership

Three 8 year olds from 2003 joined in 2004

Did very well at the entry JD level

Four 8 year olds from 2004 now in club

Older siblings have joined club

All siblings can come at the same time

track rascals20

TRACK RASCALS

Suggestions to other clubs

One person to organize and run program

Tailor program to your club

Make use of Run, Jump, Throw manual

It may take a year or two to get going

Keep it non-competitive and FUN!

Keep it separate from regular JD program

track rascals21

TRACK RASCALS

How many clubs are running a program?

5 clubs have at least 15 six to eight year olds

6 other clubs have at least one

Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, PEI and New Brunswick have some form of the RJT program

IAAF is developing a similar program

track rascals22

TRACK RASCALS

Other activities involving our Track Rascals

Dan Daniels ran a Run, Jump, Throw program at a local school

About 12 elementary school kids participated

Our Track Rascals were part of the Run, Jump, Throw demonstration at the 2004 Canadian Championships

Our Track Rascals were an honor guard at the Breakfast of Champions at which Canada’s 2004 Olympic Track and Field team was announced

track rascals23

TRACK RASCALS

Future Olympians?

YES!!