RBR Interviews Lance Brauman on Coaching Sprinters, Part 2: Warming up for races



Lance Brauman, Coach, Pure Athletics

Lance Brauman is the coach of Pure Athletics, one of the top clubs for elite sprinters and jumpers around the world. Among his athletes are Tori Bowie, Shaunae Miller-Uibo, Noah Lyles, and Josephus Lyles. In 2018, his athletes are on an amazing and exciting beginning to their seasons. Lance is one of the few coaches, who has had ten women run under 11 seconds and ten men run under 10 seconds in his training group. At the World Indoors, Lance Brauman coached Shakima Wimbley, who took the silver medal in the 400 meters and gold in the 4x400 meters!


Lance Brauman, photo by Mike Deering for The Shoe Addicts

This interview was shot by the Shoe Addicts for RunBlogRun on May 14, 2016 at the Novina Hotel in Herzogenaurach, Germany. Lance Brauman, and several of his Pure Athletics squad were training at the Adi Dassler SportzPlatz between DOHA DL (May 6) and adidas BOOST Meeting (May 13-14) in May 2016. In this interview, Lance Brauman speaks to RunBlogRun regarding the managing of athletes in between athletics events while juggling global travel. We spent several days observing this fine coach. In this video, Lance Brauman speaks about meet warm-up!

We are posting these videos, as we believe that you can learn from a fine coach like Mr. Brauman. Lance is a keen observer of the sport, and he knows that, his daily experiences with his athletes require him to keep his mind open to new approaches . To see Lance Brauman's athletes in action, please go to the 2018 adidas Boost Boston Games, to be held on May 19-20, 2018. Find all the information that you need at www.adidasBoostBoston.com.

In 2018 so far, Noah Lyles ran 19.83 WL, to win the Doha Diamond League Meeting on May 4. At the Shanghai DL, Shaunae Miller Uibo ran a fine 22.06 to win the opening 200 meters in the 2018 Diamond League. Watch both race at the adidas Boost Boston Games on May 19-20, 2018!

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