DISCUS Throw Pivoting drills by Didier POPPE.m4v


Many throws coaches think that the Discus is the most difficult throwing event to coach . They may be right as the combination of Balance , Range of motion , Rhythm , Strength and Speed demands for the athlete a high level of coordination and skills and for the coach a high level of knowledge and experience . It is often said that it needs 10 000 throws to build a thrower and 100 000 to build a thrower career , but how many thousands and thousands of pivoting repetitions are needed to get an efficient and reliable pivoting technique in the discus throw ? Here are some exercises more or less common , to help learning and using the most critical part of this difficult technique.