Sprints

How to run faster. Here we explain the finer points of sprinting technique for the 100m, 200m and 400m with practice drills, training sessions, technical advice and strength training.

International Athlete, Sports Model and Presenter Jenny Pacey talks to TeachPE about her Sprint Start Technique.

The 100m sprint comprises five separate but interlinked components which the athlete must be trained to recognise.

A 52 week training programme suitable for a junior sprinter training approximately three times a week who would be aiming to run 100m at 12.2 seconds (male); 13.2 seconds (female) and 200m at 24.5 seconds (male); 26.5 seconds (female).

A 52 week training programme suitable for an intermediate level sprinter training approximately four times as week and who would be aiming to run 100m at 11.6 seconds (male); 12.8 seconds (female) and 200m at 23.5 seconds (male); 26.0 seconds (female).

A 52 week training programme suitable for an advanced level sprinter training approximately five times as week and who would be aiming to run 100m at 11.2 seconds (male); 12.5 seconds (female) and 200m at 22.6 seconds (male); 25.7 seconds (female).

A 52 week training programme suitable for a junior level sprinter training approximately five times as week and who would be aiming to run 400m at 55.00 seconds (male) and 300m at 44.5 seconds (female). The Junior schedules are relevant to the 300m competition event for female runners..

A 52 week training programme suitable for an intermediate level sprinter training approximately five times as week and who would be aiming to run 400m at 52.5 seconds (male) and 300m at 43.00 seconds (female)

A 52 week training programme suitable for an advanced level sprinter training approximately five times as week and who would be aiming to run 400m at 51.00 seconds (male) and 59.5 seconds (female).

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