The secret to success is smart training and putting in the work. Putting in work? To be blunt, that's taking the time and doing the little things that a coach or responsible teammate asks of you. Even on the battlefield, the tiniest items must be attended to. At the recent Lady Chargers Invite presented by First To The Finish, two of the state's most respected and successful teams over the past several years, Dunlap and Homewood-Flossmoor used virtually all of the pre-meet time allocated to work on baton exchanges, drills, block starts, etc.