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Malcolm Arnold: Planning the Training Year (part 2)

Malcolm Arnold talks in late 2010 at the European coaching conference on planning and periodization for the 400 hurdles. He discusses race pacing and uses video analysis and touchdown times of British Athletics top hurdlers to emphasize the importance of a strong well-drilled stride pattern.

Malcolm Arnold OBE is currently a senior coach working for British Athletics and formerly worked as National Event Coach for Hurdles. He has attended every Olympic Games since Mexico City in 1968 as a coach to national teams and has coached athletes to more than 65 major medals over a 44 year career.

Malcolm was Director of Coaching for Uganda between 1968 and 1972 and during this period coached John Akii-Bua to Olympic Gold in a World Record time in 1972. Since 1974 he has worked in various national coach roles including being Director of Coaching and Development between 1994 and 1997. Since 1998 he has coached at the University of Bath and coached athletes at Commonwealth, European, World and Olympic level.

Athletes that he has coached have included Colin Jackson, Dai Green, Jack Green, Andrew Pozzi, Craig Pickering, Rhys Williams, Lawrence Clarke and Eilidh Child.

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Other parts in the series:

Malcolm Arnold: Planning the Training Year (Part 1)

  • Uploaded: 14.03.2013
  • Duration: 00:31:27
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