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CLIP 11355

Exchanging the baton in relay racing

Exchanging the baton in relay racing
Key Info
  • Exchanging the baton in relay racing
  • Duration: 04:14
  • Jason Gardener was an Olympic Gold medallist in 2004. Baton exchanging in a relay race is not easy when running at top speed, so he offers young athletes at Wessex and Bath Athletics club some advice. The most common mistake is not getting the baton to the outgoing runner within the changeover zone. Jason gives some top training tips.
  • Subject:

    Physical Education


    Athletic Activities

  • Keywords: relay, race, baton, runner, changeover zone, Jason Gardener
Ideas for use in class
  • Good visuals and clear explanations to help to develop relay racing skills.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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