A bottle of lucozade (portraying your energy level) is shown at the top of the screen.
At the start of each training session, the bottle will be empty and the more exercise
you do, the more bottle will be awarded a can of lucozade.
Train will and you can achieve a maximum of 3 cans (i.e. one per ssion). To use these
cans, you will be given the option at the start of each event to implement extra energy.
This will help you in your weaker areas, but make sure you choose wisely as each one
only provides one chance of assistance.
At the start of each event, a menu will be presented from which you must select the correct
adidas footwear for the heat failure to make right choice will result in an inferior performance.
If however you do select wrongly, the correct shoe will be indicated after the choice
has been made. Make a note of this for next time.
In all events, power is all-important. Continuous left and right joystick movement
builds up the power. This is most important in the track events e.g. 100m, 400m, 1500m,
and also the high jump.
However, in the 1500m, once you have built up your power, then only a small rate of
left and right movement is needed to sustain your speed.
In the remaining events, the pressing of the "fire" button at the correct moment
is essential. For instance, in the 110m hurldes, the depression of "fire" at the
"precise moment" is needed to clear the hurdles if any are knocked over then your power
To succeed in the long jump you must build up power on your run up. When you hear a
"beep" your power will lock. Press "fire" as close to the line as possible, holding
the "fire" button to set the angle....
Select height by pushing joystick. Remember-- you cannot lower the bar once it has been
raised. Build up power until you hear the "beep" then push up on joystick to get closer
to the bar.
Remember - do not over run or over shoot middle of bar - this will abort your attempt.
Press "fire" button to take off, push up to reduce angle over bar.
Waggle joystick to build up power. When the power is above half way, press "fire" button
to start daley spinning. Now push up to adjust the angle the discus will be thrown.
When you hear the "beep" press fire to release the discus before Daley goes out of
Waggle joystick to build up power. When there is enough power, press "fire" to adjust
the angle, then release it to throw the shot put
Waggle joystick to make Daley run. When the "beep" sounds, press "fire" to adjust the
angle, then throw the javelin by releasing the "fire" button.
Select height as in high jump, build power as in high jump. Press "fire" when pole tip
is over vault bar.
Your skills and enjoyment will improve with practice and you'll probably develop new
techniques of winning yourself!!!!
* The selection of the correct adidas trainers is vital for a good performance. Through
trial and error you will discover which trainers suit which event.
* In the javelin, try to get throwing angle around 45 degrees for maximum distance.
* In the shot put and discus, perfect timing, a reasonble angle and getting as
close as possible to the edge is essential for a good throw.
* In the 1500m, once you have built up your power to it's maximum, a smaller rate of
"left" and "right" movement is needed to keep your speed up.
* Save your cans of lucozade for events requiring endurance and speed.