Kent Denver School

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KDS Thrower Practice Plan

 

6 Pillars of the Throw / Throwing Chain Reaction System / Arete Throws Nation

 

 

 

 

Discus and Rotational Shot Put 6 Pillars:

Pillar 1 = Setting Up the Throw

Pillar 2 = Setting Up Maximum Power, "Getting Left"

Pillar 3 = Dropping In and Applying Speed

Pillar 4 = Axis Transition, or the Twist and Wrap.

Pillar 5 = Locking Down the POWER

Pillar 6 = BIG Finish, Delivery

 

Glide Shot Put 101

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Glide Shot Put 6 Pillars (same as above with different mechanics):

Pillar 1 = Set Up, Create the "T"

Pillar 2 = Load & Coil, Block Arm & Kick Leg

Pillar 3 = Slide, Position the Kick Leg and Center of Mass 

Pillar 4 = Drive & Kick, Double Extension (Drive Push and Kick Leg Extension)

Pillar 5 = Power Position, Catapult & Shift elevating the delivery Heel Keeping the Head behind the Knee

Pillar 6 = Delivery, Finish BIG transferring the weight linear into and through the Block Leg ... Heel Up with Lower Body FAST and FIRST

 

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Discus 101 (Hold, Swing, Drag)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 The Holy Grail of Rotational Throws (Discus & Shot Put)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Setting up the Killer Pillar 2  

Pillar 1 = Setting Up the Throw

Pillar 2 = Setting Up Maximum Power, "Getting Left" 

Pillar 3 = Dropping In and Applying Speed

Pillar 4 = Axis Transition, or the Twist and Wrap.

Pillar 5 = Locking Down the POWER

Pillar 6 = BIG Finish, Delivery

 Modified Wheel / Rotational Shot (Wall Throws)

 

 

 

 

 

Learning the Rotational Shot in 1 Day 

 

 

 

 

 

 Focus on the RIGHT Things (Discus & Shot Put)

Visual Cues​

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 3 Mistakes that Murder your Glide (Shot Put)

Don't Bend at the Waist, Kick Leg Dominant, and Carry the Shot in the Right Position ​

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Block Leg / Easy to Fix Mistakes (Discus & Shot Put)

Stop Reaching

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact

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