Shot Put Standing Throw Progression (video)

Shot Put Stand Throw Progression

Crunch Drill #1

The thrower sent up in the power position with the feet  with both knees bent, and...

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Shot Put and Discus Throwing Specific Training

Dr. Anaoliy Bondarchuk (2007) organized training movements into categories based on the specificity of the movement or physiological...

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Plyometric Training for Track and Field

Many track and field athletes use plyometric training; it is commonly associated with jumping activities for all athletes. Plyometric...

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Off-Season Speed Training


Athletes need to train for speed by running fast, with long recovery periods and a gradual increase in training volume. Training on the...

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Shot Put Placement with Video

Glide shot putters typically will hold the shot differently than throwers using the spin technique. The glide shot put technique is a...

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Coaching the Javelin Throw

The javelin throw has three main phases; the approach, the power position, and the delivery. However, the first step to learning the...

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400m Training Workouts

 

The 400 meter race requires pacing and fatigue management during the race. 400 meter training requires both anaerobic (70%+) and...

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Shot Put and Discus Throw Technique

The shot put has two main styles; the glide technique and the rotational technique. The discus throw has one main technique with...

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Hammer Throw Coaching

The hammer is a ball with a swivel connected by a wire with a handle. The hammer is 7.26 kilos (16 pounds) for men and 4 kilos (8 pounds...

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Qualitative Research Project: College Decision Process for Student-Athletes

Qualitative Research Project: College Decision Process for Student-Athletes

 

Higher Education Administration, University of...

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Race Pace Simulation Workouts

Race pace simulation workouts and speed workouts for track and field will include several factors for the coach and athlete. Everyone...

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8 Sports Nutrition Rules for Athletes

Athletes have various nutritional needs depending on the requirement of the specific training regimen. There are general guidelines and...

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10 Must Have Hurdle Workouts

Speed is the most important factor in performance in the hurdles. One of the main technical factors in the hurdles is the ability to...

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Bodyweight and General Strength Circuits

Bodyweight strength training and general strength circuits are a great way to develop strength and overall fitness athletes need....

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Strength Training for Beginning Athletes

Strength is one of the three major athletic performance abilities, along with speed and endurance. Strength is defined as the ability to...

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Sprinting Workout Design and Concepts

Sprinting is a combination of stride length and stride frequency. Both stride length and stride frequency depend on the anatomical...

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