Javelin Coaching Points

Approach Use checkmarks Gradual build up in speed Javelin Withdrawn Accelerate Create separation Keep the javelin behind the thrower Keep the left arm up and across Final Three Strides Drive the right knee up and across Actively plant the left leg underneath the body...

Javelin Training Plan

Training ideas for the javelin throw by Scott Cappos Day 1: Javelin, Jumps and SprintsJavelin or Specific Throwsx20 1-3 steps (javelin or single arm ball)x20 short approach (javelin or single arm ball)x10 long to full approach — or x30 2 arm MB 3-5 step...

Transfer of Training in Sports

Exercise Transfer in Sports How movements transfer to athletic performance is part of the evaluation process in exercise selection. The goal of any program is to use exercises with a positive transfer of training. Exercises that relate to the athletic qualities needed...

Discus Throw Drills

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Medicine Ball Shot Put Introduction

Digital Track and Field’s medicine ball teaching progression will help your athletes learn the basic release and body positions for the shot put. This basic approach is used to teach beginners how to put the shot using a light medicine ball but can also be used...

Shot Put Medicine Ball Throws with Video

  New video for teaching the glide shot put using a medicine ball 5 Medicine Ball Exercises for Glide ShotCrunch Drill90 degree jump pause and throwWalking glideGlide pause stand throwGlide throw

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Discus Throw Coaching Tips

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...

Glide Shot Put Practice

Glide Shot Put Practice Guide Scott Cappos USATF Level III Coach University of Nebraska This practice guide includes progressions that are recommended as the thrower learns the technique of the shot put and discus throw. Some drills might take longer (or shorter) to...

Javelin Throw Sample Winter Training Day

Javelin Throw Training (Off-Season Sample) Warm Up: Active Dynamic Drills 2×30 meters each exercise Easy skips with arm circles Walking knee hugs Backward walking knee hugs Backward skipping with arm circles Jogging grapevine Dynamic build ups Two Arm Medicine...