Discus Technique | right-leg during 1st single support phase

  • Looking at the right-leg (right-handed thrower) action out of the back of the ring I would like to know what is the thinking and learning cues behind the different styles?


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  • Throwing the 1k is very different than throwing the 2k disc. Just saying. I could stir a little bit and say " men make the throw at the start and women at the end of the throw".
    (1st single support phase is much more important to a man than a woman, because there are lots of differences in nearly every aspect. For instance some shoulder muscles produce only 15-25% of the power of a man´s correspondent * same muscle mass!) just one thing that differs.
    So when talking about the technique lets not mix up these two. (it´s hard enough as it is)
    ps. not for OP or anyone else, just a random comment........to the batmobile!

  • The right leg is suppose to create circular power through the whole throw, so even in single support you want it to be able to create that maximum circular movement with enough power to move the discus in a fast powerful circular movement to

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