with Jim Aikens, Fremd HS (IL) Head Boy's Track Coach.
Coach Jim Aikens delivers it all in this comprehensive discus throw presentation. Coach Aikens begins with a technical discussion on general throwing principles and a brief stretching sequence applicable for all throwers. Aikens then moves into the discus throwing sequence beginning with the basics of the grip with instruction for two grip variations.
Aikens teaches the power position of the discus throw, detailing proper foot and body positioning and follows with demonstration for delivery methods. Aikens identifes a thrower's proper proper body angles that will lead to the most efficient throws. Aikens revels benefits and risks for non-reverse and reverse and provides detailed demonstrations of both release styles.
- See simplified teaching progressions
- Learn the how and the why of all aspects of successful discus throwing
- Comprehensive instruction for coaching novice through advanced throwers