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PRE-SEASON HURDLE DEVELOPMENT CLINIC

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This is a 1-day Hurdle Development Clinic demonstrating a series of drills aimed at teaching correct running and hurdling mechanics for optimum performance. Participants will be introduced to general, intermediate, advanced, and specific training paradigms, as well as strategies to elevate their skill set.

2023 FALL CAMP DATES ANNOUNCED!

You can expect high demand on these first-come-first-serve spots, so please be sure to register early.

Upon completing this Hurdle Development Clinic, each participant will know the difference between frontside and backside mechanics, learn drills that will reinforce the proper mechanics to improve their overall performance, force production, and agility designed to translate specifically to hurdlers.

Camp Coaches

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    HEAD COACH RALPH JONES

    Ralph Jones is the Program Head of Track and Field at Charlotte Christian School and the Jones Elite Training Sports Performance (JET) owner. Jones is a USATF Level 3 Certified Speed Specialist, earning his IAAF elite coaching certification. He is USATF Level 2 Certified in sprints, hurdles, relays, jumps, and middle and long distances and also holds a Level I CrossFit Certification.

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    DIRECTOR JAMES DANIELS

    Coach Daniels has coached at all levels of track and field and has served as a consultant to numerous Elite Athletes. In addition, Daniels is a highly regarded lecturer and has spoken at the Nike Elite Summit, North Carolina Track & Cross-Country Coaches Association, and numerous high schools on the East Coast. Daniels graduated Cum Laude from Hampton University, earned Golden Key National Society Scholar Honors, became an Alpha Kappa Delta Sociology Honor Society Inductee, and is a USA Track & Field Level II Certified Coach in Sprints, Hurdles, and Relays. Daniels holds a Master's Degree in Educational Leadership.

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Camp Details

SECURE YOUR SPOT TODAY! REGISTRATION IS SUBJECT TO CLOSE EARLY.

The Nike Hurdle Development Clinic at Charlotte Christian School is a one-day camp focusing on Hurdle Development for hurdlers looking to work on their fitness and form prior to the start of the winter season.

Participants will be introduced to general, intermediate, advanced, and specific training paradigms as well as strategies to elevate their individual skill set.

2023 FALL CAMP OVERVIEW

  • Dates: Saturday, November 18, 2023
  • Ages: 10-18
  • Gender: Co-ed
  • Camp type: Day
  • Schedule: 9:45AM-3:00PM
  • Check-in: 15 minutes prior to camp start time
  • Lunch: Campers should bring their own lunch and snacks

PREPARE FOR CAMP: COMPLETE YOUR PRE-CAMP CHECKLIST

To view your customer account, complete your mandatory forms, pay balance dues, and review important camp information, visit Pre-Camp Checklist.

All necessary camp information is on this page. If there are any imperative changes prior to camp start, registered campers will be notified via email and this webpage will be updated!

INSTRUCTION, EQUIPMENT & FACILITY

  • Ratio: 1:10 staff to camper ratio
  • Grouped by: age, ability and experience
  • Evaluation: by coaching staff
  • Equipment Needed: Campers should bring at least one pair of broken in running shoes. Event shoes/spikes are recommended but not required. Please be sure to properly mark your equipment, so that it can be easily identified.
  • Facility: Charlotte Christian School Athletic Facility

CHECKLIST OF THINGS TO BRING:

Below is a suggested list of clothes, equipment and personal items. US Sports Camps is NOT responsible for lost or stolen articles or money.

ALL CAMPERS:

  • Extra Athletic clothing
  • 1-2 pairs of broken in running shoes/ event spikes
  • Non-running shoes
  • Water bottle
  • Sunblock
  • Packed lunch and snacks
  • Small gym bag/backpack

AAU DISCOUNT

AAU Members receive 10% off. Use code AAUHC23 at checkout to receive your discount.

*NOTE: you must provide your AAU member number during registration to receive the discount.

MULTI-CAMP DISCOUNT

If you register for both the Nike Speed Development Clinic and the Nike Hurdle Development Clinic at the Charlotte Christian School, you qualify for a $25 discount! Please register for both camps first, then email us at [email protected] letting us know and we will retroactively discount you the $25.

TRANSPORTATION

Transportation is not provided. Campers are responsible for getting to and from camp on their own. There is no supervision before or after camp hours so please make arrangements to pick up your child on time.

MEDICAL PROTOCOL

Most camps have an athletic trainer on-site to help with illness or injury. In case of an emergency, campers will be transported to the nearest hospital.

COMPANY POLICIES

For information regarding our cancellation policy and all other company policies, please visit USSC Policies.

NIKE TRACK & FIELD CAMP FAQ

For general questions about our Track & Field camps please see our FAQ page.


CAMP OBJECTIVES:

• This one-day Hurdle Development is a learn by doing Clinic that will incorporate a group warm-up session, small groups to allow for more focused attention, an introduction to a series of drills aimed at teaching the correct running mechanics for optimum performance, demonstrations during each session, an introduction to general, immediate, advanced, and specific training paradigms as well as strategies to elevate their skill set.

• Upon completing this Hurdle Development Clinic, each participant will know the difference between Frontside and Backside Mechanics, learn drills that will reinforce efficient sprint mechanics to improve their overall performance, force application, lead, and trail mechanics designed to benefit all athletes, regardless of age or level of skill.

• The Speed & Hurdle Drill Series will be taught systematically to reinforce proper Frontside Mechanics Drill Progressions and provide error correction feedback, turning an athlete’s weaknesses into strengths, improving skills, and increasing performance.

• This Clinic is designed to introduce athletes & coaches to Fall General and Specific Preparation Training paradigms that teach injury prevention, Frontside Mechanics, Speed, and Hurdle Development Programming and Drills that address small muscle group strengthening.

• Question and Answer session on College Readiness, NCAA Rule updates on Recruiting and initial Eligibility Requirements.

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Charlotte Christian's campus provides student athletes with a full array of athletic facilities and the space to maximize their potential, including an outdoor track and artificial turf stadium.

Nike Hurdle Development Clinic at Charlotte Christian School

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Charlotte, North Carolina 28270
Questions? Call 1-800-645-3226
Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm PST

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Last year over 650 Sports Camps sold out, leaving 7,000+ campers on the waitlist. Due to high demand, early registration for our first-come-first-serve camps is strongly recommended.

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