Basic Techniques

Whilst participating in Little Athletics, athletes would work towards the improvement of their technique in the various events. This will not only help improve their performance in Little Athletics, but the correct movement patterns will carry across to other sports and activities.

Below is a description, with accompanying diagrams, of the basic technical model for some of the Little Athletics Events.

Standing Start


Middle Distance


Shuttle Relay

Shot Put

Long Jump

High Jump (scissors technique)