Shot Put: Training for Postural Control

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Max Lydum
51 minutes
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In Shot Put: Training for Postural Control, Max Lydum, Throws Coach at Western Oregon University discusses a variety of factors that apply to the shot put, including body control and basic dynamics. Coach Lydum outlines a “preparation to competition” plan to build strength and conditioning. Additionally, Coach Lydum provides a number of training examples to implement into your program. Finally, Coach Lydum hosts a question and answer session for the audience.

Topics covered include:

• Body Control and Posture
• Plyometrics With Relation to the Shot Put
• Physical and Neuromuscular Dynamics of the Shot Put
• “Stretch Shortening Cycle”
• Preparation to Competition
• Elements of Postural Control
• Training Examples
• Question and Answer Session