Creating Separation in the Discus

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Max Lydum
49 minutes
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In Creating Separation in the Discus, Max Lydum, Throws Coach at Western Oregon University, details how to improve your shot put results by creating separation between upper body and lower body. Coach Lydum discusses basic techniques as well as how neuromuscular elements affect both technique and movements during the throw. Additionally, Coach Lydum provides training drills and examples to emphasize his philosophy. Finally, Coach Lydum hosts a question and answer session for those in the audience.

Topics covered include:

• How to Create Separation
• Maximizing Your Power
• Body Positioning, Control, Flexibility, and Posture
• “Linearity”
• Basic Techniques
• Neuromuscular Elements Behind the Discus Throw
• Training Drills
• Question and Answer Session