Quote from keller
No need to be such a dick man. I'm sorry I can't live my life exactly how you want somebody to. I was just trying to have some fun, sorry if I offended you. As my mom always told me, "if you got it, flaunt it"
Spirit of a warrior, heart of a champion,
published at Apr 11th 2008 1:22am on http://www.effortlessthrow.org/
Quote from Norm Balke
That was a really old webpage that is still on my account!
I have a Word document that should do the trick, I will email it to you after i send the kiddies to lunch.
published at Apr 11th 2008 1:28am on http://www.effortlessthrow.org/
Quote from ironman
The other thing that Glenn McAtee forgot to mention is that most of us who have written an article, published, done a video, etc. did not do it out of some vain glorious ego or profit motive.
Most of us are just way too busy to begin with. However, we have shared nuggets here and there and then because 1) it's easier to write something and then refer inquiry #24 to it,, or 2) someone thought it had wide enough interest that they asked us to write it.
I am an old fart; Dave Dumble is a young and very successful coach. I roomed with him in getting my USATF Level II Throws certification. Is he just getting phenomenal athletes or does he have some unique ways of getting his athletes to learn technique and consistently perform in big meets? Logical that people would want to know!
Harold F....don't even know you....don't want to pick a fight. However, you sound to me like the "technical expert" and/or "super coach" out there who tells others about all the things that my athletes do technically wrong....the same athletes that are beating his athletes in competition.
Any information from people who are successful is useful...period.
The throwing community is probably the greatest, collegial, sharing group I know. Like Coach Mac and Cirelli, I coach football too...outside of clinics....football coaches do not share their "inside" stuff. Throws coaches, like their throwers are in a great quest for the perfect, effortless throw and are more than willing to help others on their journey.
published at Apr 11th 2008 1:52am on http://www.effortlessthrow.org/
Quote from tomsonite
"Any information from people who are successful is useful...period."
Don't be afraid to question someone's methods just because they're more successful than you.
published at Apr 11th 2008 2:53am on http://www.effortlessthrow.org/
Quote from FSUThrower
I have a problem putting my right foot down at 270 when I throw the weight and hammer.
More often than not, on my first turn my right foot comes back to 0, but on turns 2 and 3 my foot comes down between 270 and 0.
Does anyone have any tips or suggestions on how to put your right foot down faster when you throw the weight or hammer?
published at Apr 11th 2008 3:06am on http://www.effortlessthrow.org/
Quote from 70footer
this is the largest gym on the peninsula....if we don't have it they don't make it type thing...but oly lifting and dropping weights is tough on membership, so we can lift heavy , any style you want ,snatch, power cleans, etc, just don't drop it....that said the gym wants people to be strong ,records are Squat :900lb full power squat, Bench : 575...point being that there are lots of athletes from Jerry Rice, Barry Bonds, bunch of 49ers, and other real strong guys , just don't drop it...I hope you can come.....see anyone soon that wants to train.
lots of throwers have been in to work out...John Godina, Greg Tafralis, Andy Bloom, Rink Babka, Rich Harrison, Robert Weir,
published at Apr 11th 2008 5:05am on http://www.effortlessthrow.org/
Quote from Lauren
Just a reminder New York Relays is less a little over a week away and entries are closing Wednesday. HS Invitational events and College/Open entries are open on direct athletics. Meet information can be found on http://www.icahnstadium.org
Many of you will also be happy to know that hopefully the circle is being fixed in time for both meets, which has been a complaint over the past couple of years.
published at Apr 11th 2008 5:09am on http://www.effortlessthrow.org/
Quote from Hammerboy
I've been looking around trying to get more details on the hungarian scoring tables to compare different events. I found this useful excel sheet but upon playing about with it a 15m shot put is the equilivant to a 62m discus - which surely can't be right??
Anyone know anything more on these?
published at Apr 11th 2008 7:00am on http://www.effortlessthrow.org/
Quote from DemonThrower82
Works very well, they just accidentally switched the discus and javelin calculator. 98,48 in javelin is equivalent to 1700 points in javelin and only 1300 in discus.
published at Apr 11th 2008 8:15am on http://www.effortlessthrow.org/
Quote from Clay Larson
I am sure that 70footer's prohibition on "dropping weights" at his gym is duplicated in 95% of the commercial gyms in the country. I'm also sure that this contributes significantly to the difficulties USA weighting has when competing internationally.
published at Apr 11th 2008 10:04am on http://www.effortlessthrow.org/
Quote from 40Footer
I'm sure the rule is a good one, I've seen many guys not just drop but push the weight down, I'm not talking bumper plates on a platform either. I think if you're that good or can be you'll find a gym that will let you 'drop' in an off hour. Until them I'm satisfied not watching guys clean 175lbs then slam it into the floor to feel good about themselves.
published at Apr 11th 2008 10:18am on http://www.effortlessthrow.org/
Quote from tomsonite
I can see why dropping weights would make "normal" gym members whine and complain...but if you don't want people dropping the weights, why would a gym even have platforms??
published at Apr 11th 2008 10:30am on http://www.effortlessthrow.org/
Quote from KSCTHROWER
As with all of the throws WHO knows until after the 6th round.
If I could put my hammer prediction in this would be it....
The big three, Koji, Ivan, and Vadim. As much as their numbers say they should end up being 1, 2, 3. I expect only 1 to make it to the podium. For all three this is realistically their last olympics. I really think all three will have tremendous numbers, and also there will be another step up... My money is with Pars.
I also feel in general there will be alot of huge numbers this year. I think Seasons performances come in waves.
Look at it like this..
Throws over 83m and the big show that year.
2002- 2 (none)
2003- 6 (WC)
2004- 7 (OG)
2005- 5 (WC)
2006- 0 (nope)
2007- 1 (WC)
published at Apr 11th 2008 11:47am on http://www.effortlessthrow.org/