The wrestling match between the NMAA and the Great Southwest Indoor Classic is now famous around the region.
If you have a High Jumper on your track team then you need this information. Some of the most spectacular athletes to watch at a track meet are the high jumpers who seemingly have no limits. Have you ever wondered how these athletes get to the point where they are so explosive and graceful to make every jump look as though it was the easiest thing in the world to accomplish?
In today's world, making yourself stand out without appearing as if you're drawing undue attention to yourself is an important skill to have. That's probably no less true with trying to find a college track and field scholarship offer than it is anywhere else. So, how do you pull it off?
In this final installment of the series, I try to touch on some issues that have been brought to my attention during the process of writing these articles. Rather than try to rewrite this information into the original articles, I've included it in a "loose ends" kind of article here at the end.
The choices you make between now and August will have a great deal to do with how successfully you start out as a college athlete. Here are several things you want to give some attention to.
Most prospective student-athletes who go on a visit don't come with nearly enough questions to ask. Here are some questions you may want to think about asking.
Don't feel badly about trying to "size up" the coaches during the recruiting process; they're doing the same with you.
The implications of signing a National Letter of Intent are often not well understood, but they should be. It is a legal document that is binding on both parties.
For athletes who find themselves in the recruiting process, there are few--if any--sources of more confusion than the rules surrounding visits and coach contacts. I admit that I sometimes have trouble sorting it all out myself.
My grandfather's answer to the question posed in the title of this article would be to expect none and be delighted in what you end up with. There's a good deal of wisdom wrapped up in that answer, but it probably doesn't reflect a realistic assessment of why you took a second glance at this article.
- Beginner to Bubka Pole Vault Camp at Sacramento State
- indoor track meet Dec. 22nd-Jan. 1st
- New Film about High School XC Running
- Article Comment: Charting the NXN Southwest Regionals, By State
- Douglas Invitational 2011
- Doug Conley Invite 10/15/11
- Meet Comment: Las Vegas Track Classic 2010
- Meet Comment: USATF National J.O. XC Championships 2009
- How can I add more performances/meets/Athletes to my team?
- Meet Comment: Chaparral Quad 2009
- USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships
- USATF World Youth Track and Field Trials
- USATF Youth Outdoor Track and Field Championship
- ESPN AAU Primary Nationals
- 8th IAAF World Youth Championship
- USATF National JO Outdoor Track and Field Championship
- AAU Junior Olympic Games
- Hershey National Championship
- Doug Conley Invitational
- Nike Pre-Nationals
- Jordan Cardenas to University of Portland