She Hurdles 

Creating Confident  & Competent Hurdlers

Helping female athletes develop skills for handling the hurdles on & off the track. Content and expertise on hurdle drills, skills and technique for emerging and experienced athletes. 

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Join Us This Summer

We'd love for you to hurdle with us this summer at our She Hurdles Clinic. In Ames, Iowa on Friday, June 7th.

Learn about She Hurdles Clinic

You will learn 

  • Top hurdle drills and technique
  • Workouts increasing hurdle efficiency 
  • Rhythm and speed for 100 and 400 hurdles
  • Exercises enhancing mobility and strength
  • Speed and block start mechanics
  • Importance of nutrition, mental toughness and overcoming anxiety
  • And more!
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Can't come to the clinic? Up your hurdle game at home.

For you, the hurdler. Even your hurdle coach. As practiced at their in person hurdle clinics, Coach D and Coach Sara put together the foundational hurdle drills all hurdlers need for better technique, strength and rhythm. Includes:

  • Video Demonstrations
  • Cheatsheet for hurdle placement
  • Bonus Downloads
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Meet Coach D!


Erica Lynn Douglas grew up with hurdles following her dad, a college track coach, to practice. Coach D specialized in the heptathlon while at Iowa State University, earning multiple Big 12 All-Conference Awards, Academic All-American accolades and completed her college career at the D1 NCAA Nationals. As a high school coach, she has coached dozens of State Champions in the hurdle and jump events. Coach D is currently the girls and boys Head Track and Field Coach at her alma matter, Ames High in Ames, Iowa. 

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Meet Coach Sara!


Sara Schwertfeger was attracted to the hurdles because no one else wanted to do them, and Sara loves a challenge. A multi-time high school State Champion in the hurdle events, Sara continued her illustrious career at Iowa State University. Her specialty, the 400 hurdles, earned her a trip to the D1 NCAA Nationals, as well as multiple Big XII and Regional Awards. Not backing away from a challenge, Sara spent two years as a professional Spartan Athlete. As a high school coach, Sara has coached State and Drake Relays Champions in the hurdle events. 

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How can we help?

Questions? Please don't hesitate to ask.