The women discus throw event is especially interesting from a German perspective. Nadine Müller who was leading the top list last year is among the list of competitiors, same as Julia Fischer and Shanice Craft. Last year Nadine threw her season best of 67.30m at the world class throwing event in Halle but unfortunately had […]
The IAAF has released the 2016 Rio Qualifying Standards. While hitting the mark allows you to enter–sadly there still are some Federations that will not send all the qualified athletes to make sure all their administrators and friends get a free trip to Brazil. Let us know if you know or can find the pre-2000 standards. […]
I train at the Millenium Institute Auckland and I coach a group of about 15 athletes. Most of them are under 20 and they cover all the throwing events with a majority of them having hammer as main event. It is some sort of a throws high level development training center. There is basically not […]
Who do you coach? I coach Seema Antil Punia from India and Rutger Smith from the Nederlands. Both are discus throwers but Rutger has thrown the shot put up until this year. Where do you train? We train in Southern California in Newport Beach and also in Irvine. What is the core of your off […]
Haley Crouser via Facebook Apr 04, 2015 Just wanted to let everyone know that I have decided to transfer from the University of Oregon. It was a very tough decision because I’ll miss all of my friends and teammates so much but in the end I have to do what’s best for me. Oregon was […]
Norm “Finder of the Wallet!” Zijlstra, I’ve added Bowling to my Off-Season training. Some of the same principles as Throwing … pendulum swing, gravity swing, balance, timing, rhythm, slow to fast, throw for a target, keep it in the sector (on the lane), like Javelin run-up, 1-2, 1,2,3 rhythm. It’s been so successful I no longer […]
Off season training plan/philosophy – 11 Tennessee throwers – Women – Cassie Wertman (Jr.) – Shot – 17.26m, Disc – 50.64m Maria Jimenez(Soph) – Javelin – 49.04m Danielle Holdren(FR) – Disc – 40m, shot – 11m Men – Tavis Bailey(Sr) – Shot -19.26m, Disc – 64.51m, Weight – 20.51m Matt Hoty(Sr) – Shot – 19.12m […]
Who do you coach? In addition to working with Tom Walsh, I also coach a young javelin thrower, Hayden Hall. He’s just switched to javelin after being focused on discus, which is a unique and exciting challenge. Where does your group train? We have a nice High Performance facility in Christchurch, New Zealand. It has everything […]
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2015 Off-Season Training Talk andreas thorkildsen Anna Rüh benn harradine betty heidler christian cantwell christina schwanitz daegu 2011 david storl diamond league Discus discus throw dylan armstrong ehsan hadadi gerd kanter Hammer hammer throw jacko gill javelin throw Julia Fischer julian wruck kathrin klaas kibwe johnson lawrence okoye Linda Stahl london 2012 Martin Wierig matthias de zordo Nadine Mülller Olympic Games piotr malachowski reese hoffa robert harting ryan whiting samsung diamond league sandra perkovic Shanice Craft shot put tero pitkamaki tomasz majewski valerie adams virgilijus alekna World Champion world championships World Record
- Jason Bender says: Nicely put. Hope you throw far!!
- Edvard Harnes says: Thomas also made some remarks on me having special methods, ok...
- Florian van Dijck says: Thanks for pointing that out. Not sure why i made that...
- says: Do you mean 7.26 kilo shot? Not pound?
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