Discus Throw with Jared Schuurmans

Road to Rio Series

Discus Throw with Jared Schuurmans (USA)

Discus Throw Coaching Points

Back of the Discus Circle
WIND UP
▸ Weight balance
▸ Rotation of the shoulders
▸ Discus height
▸ Left leg drop and drive

SINGLE SUPPORT (LEFT LEG)
▸ Left knee drop
▸ Right leg pick up and sweep
▸ Left arm inside the knee
▸ Discus height

Drive to the Middle
NO SUPPORT
▸ Shoulder level and arms long
▸ Right leg drive and pre-turn
▸ Left leg drop and push forward
▸ Discus back behind the hip

SINGLE SUPPORT (RIGHT LEG)
▸ Right foot placement
▸ Shoulder and hip seperation
▸ Discus catch
▸ Left leg tight

Power Position to Finish
DOUBLE SUPPORT
▸ Discus at 270 degrees
▸ Shoulders down and back
▸ Right foot turn at 90 degrees
▸ Left leg solid

RELEASE
▸ Discus long and level
▸ Left side block
▸ Right side turn

 

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