Improving Sprinting Speed: The Three Phases of the race and how to train for them
Henk Kraaijenhof has several decades of experience as a performance coach in a broad array of sports. He has worked with the following athletes: Nelli Coorman, former world record holder and 60m World Champion (19871989); Merlene Ottey, 100m and 200m; Sandra Farmer-Patrick, 400m hurdles; Letitia Vriesde of Surlaname, 800m (1:56.65 in 1995); Mohammed Aj-Malki of Oman, 400m (44.65 in 1988); Patrick Stevens of Belgium, 200m; and Troy Douglas, 100m-400m.
Kraaijenhof's experience extends to conditioning as well, having worked with Mary Pierce (2004) and soccer player Edgar Davis. He was a conditioning consultant for the Netherlands Olympic men's volleyball team (2000). Olympic men's field hockey team (2008), Oman Sal, Juventus Football Club (1997-1998), Vancouver Canucks (2011), and UKAthletics. He has also worked as a mental conditioning consultant for BBE, an elite unit of the Dutch Marines Corps. Kraaijenhof has collaborated with Prof. Carmello Bosco on the development of the first vertical vibration platform 1998 in Dr. Marco Pozzo and the development of the first intelligent strength training machine Exentrix.