Teaching the Hammer From Scratch

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Carrie Lane
43 minutes
Teaching the Hammer From Scratch presents a detailed overview of the basic principles, concepts, and techniques involved in throwing the hammer. Appropriate for track & field coaches at any competitive level, the DVD offers an instructional resource for coaches who are working with novice hammer throwers. The DVD also features a week-by-week training and teaching progression that coaches can use to develop their young hammer throwers. The progression includes a number of practice drills designed to improve the essentials skills and techniques require to throw the hammer.

Among the topics covered:
  • Concepts that need to be emphasized from the beginning
  • Week 1
  • Week 2
  • Week 3
  • Week 4
  • Week 10 = the weight
  • Issues to consider with the weight throw