The Hammer Throw Handbook

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Author:
Larry Judge, Kevin McGill
Published:
2014
Length:
468 pages

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The Hammer Throw Handbook is a one-of-a-kind, comprehensive handbook for coaching the hammer throw. Written by one of the top hammer throw coaches in the country, Larry Judge, who, along with his co-author Kevin McGill, is highly active in coaching education. The result is a book full of knowledge gained from first-hand experience and extensive research that is presented in such a way that anyone from a beginning coach to a coach with significant experience can benefit from its contents. This book is truly a hammer coach survival guide. Also included is an entire chapter on the weight throw.


The Hammer Throw Handbook includes detailed information on:

• Important concepts in sports science
• Applied biomotor development
• Designing throwing workouts
• Developing a resistance training program for the hammer throw
• Teaching basic fundamentals
• The technical elements
• Teaching progression and drills
• Mental preparation
• Detecting technical flaws
• Injury prevention and treatment