Training an athlete to throw the discus properly requires technical knowledge and teaching skill. Here are some training ideas to help you get started training your athletes to throw the discus.
In the video clip below Kaitlyn Ciarelli, Associate Head Coach at UC-Irvine discusses the dynamic warm-up routine that she uses with her throwers. She also demonstrates five different throw drills and touches briefly on how she incorporates strength training into her program.
Coach Ciarelli’s presentation is from a recent Glazier Track and Field Clinic. For information about how to gain access to her entire presentation, viewing hundreds of other clinic presentations or attending a live clinic click the link Glazier Track and Field Clinic.
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