To qualify as many
athletes as possible to the AAU and USATF Junior Olympics National Championships
Athletes in all event areas;
- Attend practices with the
right attitude! (train to become a champion)
- Be coachable!
- Be positive!
- Work with other athletes
(perform workouts with at least another member in your
event areas and be encouraged to help and support other athletes as
- Make additional
arrangement for workouts when conflicts arise.
- Follow instructions and
directions of the coaches.
Ė You should
stretch immediately after practice and stretch again two or three hours later.
- Last year the major
emphasis was developing more structured workouts for small groups and
- As we were very
successful last year, we will continue with this same major emphasis this year.
In addition, we will also place major emphasis on work ethics during
stretching, agility and warm-up drills.
We will execute more form drills, etc., along with taking flexibility
Athletes are expected to perform the above as instructed, in groups
- One to three hours after
workouts is when food is necessary for recovery.
"Good character is more to be praised than outstanding
talent. Most talents are, to some extent, a gift. Good character, by contrast,
is not given to us. We have to build it piece by piece--by thought, choice,
courage and determination."
Good luck to all!
Our goal is to continue to produce