Category Archives: Shot Put

Shot Put Release Hand Position Video Tutorial

Shot Put Release: Can You Pick The Error?

This video is based on the recent Coaching Young Athletes post: Shot Put Release: Can You Pick The Error?

It is a narrated slide show presentation lasting less than 10 minutes, covering shot put release technique, errors, cues & drills.

This resource is for athletics coaches, school teachers and parents who want to know a bit more about how to help kids release a shot effectively.

I highly recommend that the article Shot Put Release: Can You Pick The Error? be read in conjunction with this video.

 Summary

Hopefully you are now able to:

  1. Recognise a common shot put release error.
  2. Understand some features of an effective shot put release action.
  3. Use some cues and drills to teach or correct a shot put release action.

Do you have any tips that can help a young athlete measure a high jump run-up?

I would love to hear from you. What has worked for you? What hasn’t worked? Let me know by leaving a comment/reply or by using the below contact details.

Further reading

E- Book:

How To Teach Shot Put To Young Athletes E-Book (plus bonus cheat sheet) 

Article:

Shot Put Release: Can You Pick The Error?


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20150614_154020-1Darren Wensor is a sports development professional, coach educator, specialist coach of young athletes and founder of the blog coachingyoungathletes.com. Learn more about him here and connect with him on TwitterFacebookLinkedin, Anchor or via email.

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