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How To Throw The Shot Put - Step By Step
This is the definitive step-by-step guide on how to throw the shot put. The Shot Put is one of the most technical events in track and field. To be successful, it takes strength, speed, power, and rhythm. But above all, it takes proper technique. This guide will cover…
Box Jumps: The Definitive Guide
This is a complete guide to box jumps. With detailed breakdowns on technique and how to perform a proper box jump exercise progression.  Featuring lessons from NFL and USTA Strength and Conditioning Coach Brent Salazar and demonstrations from NFL DB Reshard Langford. In this guide you'll learn: The…
5 Essential Discus Drills To Improve Technique
We’re going to cover 5 of the most important discus drills for the full throw (otherwise known as the spin). These drills are incredibly effective for teaching beginners how to throw the discus. They are equally effective for advanced throwers. This is because they reinforce the correct target…
Long Jump Technique: How to Master the Penultimate Step
The single biggest mistake coaches and athletes make in the long jump is overloading the penultimate step. In this article we’re going to simplify the penultimate step. You'll learn what it is and why it can cause so many problems. You'll also learn how to identify and fix these…
High Jump Technique: How to Master the Approach
When it comes to high jump technique, dialing in your approach is a must. If you don’t start well, your jump probably won't end well. From beginners to advanced high jumpers, the accuracy of your high jump approach will determine how well you go over the bar. If…
Proper Discus Technique: A Complete Guide to the Standing Throw
This is the ultimate guide to proper discus technique for the standing throw. From beginners to advanced throwers - the quality of your standing discus throw will have a massive impact on distance and consistency in the full throw. Why? Because it’s the position you're in when you…
The Long Jump Olympic Record
About nine months before a man landed on the moon, Bob Beamon made one very giant leap at the 1968 Olympic games in Mexico City. Prior to th...
The Hammer Throw Olympic Record
Anyone declaring the greatest hammer thrower of all-time will only speak one of two names: Sergey Litvinov or his main rival Yuri Sedykh. Th...
The Triple Jump Olympic Record
Kenny Harrison can jump in the face of doubt and hardship. Told he was too short to be successful in the event, he learned that having to pr...
The Pole Vault Olympic Record
If you think hometown advantage isn’t “a thing” in track and field, ask Thiago Braz da Silva his opinion on the matter. In the 2016 Ri...
The High Jump Olympic Record
Only a year before, Charles Austin wasn’t even ranked in the world’s top 10 jumpers. After overcoming injury, he set a new Olympic recor...
The Javelin Throw Olympic Record
Using a run-up of six to 10 steps, followed by two or three “crossover” steps, the thrower must generate speed, multiply it using the ch...
The Shot Put Olympic Record
Sometimes the underdog has a secret. While Ryan Crouser was among the best college throwers in the United States, he wasn’t expected to ev...
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