CONTENTS:- 1. Introduction. General training for athletics. 2. The start. 3. Sprinting. 4. Middle distance running. 5. Distance running on the track. 6. Relay racing. 7. Walking. 8. Hurdling. 9. The high jump. 10. The pole vault. 11. The long jump. Hop, step, and jump. 12. General rules for throwing. Putting the shot. 13. Throwing the discus.14. Throwing the hammer. 15. Throwing the javelin. 16. Athletics for boys. 17. Records.
In addition to chapters devoted to each branch of athletics, Mr. Butler tells the athlete how to train for each particular race, the art of starting, sprinting, long-distance running, jumping, throwing, etc. The world’s records are given for each event, and the records achieved by world amateurs.