Shot Put

Rotational Shot Drills Set 4

Rotational shot set 4 is simply one drill which is done in a continuous shuttle run across the gym. The thrower must stop in a controlled manor at the point where the throw would be begun, but should not release the throw. Shuttle run stop and hold Aim: To develop core movement Description: Use a …

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Rotational Shot Drills Set 3

These rotational shot put drills can be performed almost anywhere and work on developing core movement, basic technique, and balance. 1. 360 degree rotate with soft ball Aim: To develop core movement and basic technique Description: Use a soft ball that is around the size of the individuals age-related shot with the weight no more …

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Rotational Shot Drills Set 2

These drills can be done anywhere and work on rotational shot put technique by breaking down the throw and building up a stage at a time from a standing throw through to a full run through of rotational technique. 1. Standing throw drill Aim: To develop core movement and basic technique Description: Use a soft …

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Rotational Shot Drills Set 1

Rotational shot put drills set 1 break the technique down using a softball instead of a heavy shot. Drill 1 – Standing throw with soft ball Aim: To develop core movement and basic technique Description: Use a softball that is around the size of the individuals age-related shot with the weight no more than 1kg …

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Linear Shot Put Technique Explained

The shot put event originates from heavy stone-throwing competitions in England and Scotland during the 15th century and was included in the first modern Olympiad of 1896 in Athens. Here we explain the more traditional linear movement which is a backward shift across the circle. Think of all throws having three phases, a beginning, middle …

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Drill Set 2 – Linear Shot Put

Drill set 2 contains 4 exercises using a real shot which focus on developing explosive hip, leg and arm movement and coordination. Exercise 4 focuses on developing the ‘block’ which converts the forward movement into the shot on release. Overhead throw Aim: To develop explosive leg/hip movement and arm-leg coordination Description: Stand with feet shoulder-width …

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Drill Set 1 – Linear Shot Put

Drill set 1 breaks the technique down into smaller parts which allow the athlete to perfect each part before putting it all together. Balance is very important when performing these exercises. Use a softball that is around the size of the individuals age-related shot with the weight no more than 1kg. The aim of the …

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