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Ryan Banta is a coach with more than 19 years of experience and the author of the Sprinter’s Compendium. At the high school level, Ryan has produced 135 All-State medalists, including 10 state champions and 15 runners-up. His teams have won 12 district championships and 5 top five state finishes in the last nine seasons.
He has been elected Missouri Track and Cross Country Coaches Association (MTCCCA) president and served on the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) advisory board.
In this podcast, we discuss:
- Prevention of sprinting-related injuries
- Common training errors in pursuit of speed
- Mechanics of maximum velocity running
- The speed development differences between teenagers and adults
In the spirit of this year's Take Action theme, we leave off with a number of actionable steps that any runner can take to improve their speed.
Show Links & Resources:
- Connect with Ryan on Twitter
- Check out his videos on YouTube
- Books mentioned by Ryan
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