About the Author
Tadeusz Starzynski is an outstanding coach, and a world authority on training for jumps. Athletes coached by him have won two Olympic gold medals, two gold medals at European Championships, and several times won national championships and set national records. A member of the World and European Federation of Track and Field Coaches, he is the author of more than 150 publications published in 30 countries.
Henryk Sozanski, Ph.D., a track-and field coach, is now a professor and a president of AWF (University School of Physical Education) in Warsaw, Poland. He specializes in problems of training--including the role of jumping ability in athletes' fitness preparation. He has directed research on training loads and their optimization and is the author of more than 300 works concerning the theory of sports training.