Getting Started in Track and Field Athletics: Advice & ideas for children, parents, and teachers
"How can I set up a track and field program for young children?"
"Getting Started in Track and Field Athletics" introduces the history, rules, techniques and competition strategies of each event. Ways of making this event fun - for even the most un-athletic child - are suggested.
"When should my child start practising?" "Getting Started in Track and Field Athletics" considers this question in depth and offers guidance to parents, teachers and coaches.
Do they use real bullets in the starting gun?" "How can I run in the Olympics?" "Will I ever be able to run that fast?" - These questions, and many others, are common themes of curiosity in young athletes. "Getting Started in Track and Field Athletics" offers answers and suggests practical ways for these athletes to enjoy all this sport has to offer.