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Worksheet Athletics lecture 2

1. The Principles of Training are vital aspects that must be considered when designing
a training program. Write a sentence or paragraph of no more than 3 lines per
principle that describes each of the 5 principles of training.
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2. What are the actual actions for discus, javelin and shot?
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3. What are the 5 features in common in all throws?


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4. How far an implement travels depends on what 4 factors?


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5. The javelin, discus and shot put all have 6 basic throwing principles that must be
considered. List these 6 principles.

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6. Describe 2 safety considerations for each of the 3 throwing events: discus, shot and
javelin. (6 in total).
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7. Describe the 3 features in common for all jumps.


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8. All jumps include which 4 technical aspects?


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9. Finish this sentence. A run up for a jump needs to be


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10. Key features of the take off include 1) an athlete being, tall, 2) take off foot
planted firmly, flat and fast, 3) the free knee is punched through from the hips and the
athlete fully extends at the hip, knee and ankle joints of the take off leg. List one other
feature of the take off.
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11. List 6 safety consideration for long & triple jump


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12. List 4 safety considerations for high jump


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