"The Ring" archive entries from May 16th 2008

  • Quote from 70footer

    so who are the top 10 then...does everyone agree with my list or is someone not on the list that should be??? should Beyer or Barishnikov be on it and Andrei , Long off it???

    I agree with w8coach, AL Fuerbach was a HUGE influence on everyone in the 70s and early 80s , but the longetivity of his record doesn't seem to hold up against the others, when you compare them, never the less he was a huge and great influence.

    published at May 16th 2008 8:22am on http://www.effortlessthrow.org/

  • published at May 16th 2008 9:34am on http://www.effortlessthrow.org/

  • Quote from Gary Cooper

    We have a Freshman girl who had a blister pop on her middle finger tuesday. we have Sectional Ch. this saturday and top 4 from there go to our State Meet next weekend. She is seeded 4th at this point.
    Can she soak this or???
    Thanks for the help.Also anyone having any used Discs for sale, boys or girls drop me an email.

    published at May 16th 2008 9:41am on http://www.effortlessthrow.org/

  • Quote from jayess


    It looks like that amputee guy who runs with the carbon fiber "Cheetah Blades" is going to be allowed to try out for the Olympics after all. Meanwhile, in the world of throwing, people are disqualified if they are caught wearing a gold chain around their necks. The world is a weird place sometimes.

    published at May 16th 2008 10:38pm on http://www.effortlessthrow.org/

  • published at May 16th 2008 11:12pm on http://www.effortlessthrow.org/

  • Quote from 70footer

    I saw the interview with Adam...I understand his idea but think gravity is the only thing that works against him with his technique , seems to be such a wonderful interpretation of the basics of shotput that I would not want to change it ...technically he has such a great AXIS in the middle , and it seemed that axis was not as solid and tight on the new technique.

    BRUCE LEE said that any technique should be learned with a complete understanding of the basics of that technique....and once it is learned you should throw away the book and find your own style and interpatation of that technique...that is what I have always seen with Adams style and hope this won't hinder him. Your really that good already Adam !!! only thing against you is gravity.

    published at May 16th 2008 11:23pm on http://www.effortlessthrow.org/

  • Quote from Coach Rodney

    Reminds me of Silvester after the '71 season. In the fall, experiment with moving the right foot/leg from the back of the circle, to placing the right foot in the middle of the circle. We tried that position for several months but changed back. I felt it threw off the timing that led into the '72 olympic season. But wiht Nelson's change, his left could get down quicker then his swinging the leg, again timing is the factor.

    published at May 16th 2008 11:59pm on http://www.effortlessthrow.org/

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