Throwing

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 for strength development with heavier medicine ball throws.

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 ▸ …

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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 develop properly depending on the learning curve of the athlete. The coach should …

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