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Product Description

Biomechanics of the Rotational Shot Put presents an overview of the fundamentals and techniques used by the world s best rotational shot putters. The ongoing research that has been conducted on America s medal-winning throwers is presented in an easy-to-understand, coach-friendly manner that is appropriate for coaches and athletes of all competitive levels. The DVD explains and demonstrates how coaches can train rotational shot putters to maximize their performance.

Among the topics covered:

Techniques used by the best throwers in the world
Basic physics of the shot put
Why the action of the swing leg is so important
Effective use of the flight phase to increase throwing distance
Setting up the throw at the front of the ring
The three things that need to happen at release to throw far

About the Actor

Mike Young, Ph.D., is the director of sports performance for Human Performance Consulting (HPC). With a bachelor s degree in physiology, a master s degree in athletic administration, and a Ph.D. in biomechanics, Mike has served as a consultant for Olympians, national champions, collegiate national champions, and professionals in track and field, as well as athletes participating in skeleton, bobsled, speed skating, golf, baseball, and football. As the coach of the HPC Elite track team, he coached three jumpers to world rankings and five USATF indoor or outdoor championship qualifiers. In 2008, he coached Dallas Robinson to the fastest 55m time in eight years and world ranked times in the 60m and 200m. Mike is certified as a USA Track & Field Level I, II, and III coach, and is only one of two people to be a Level III instructor in three different event disciplines (sprints, throws, and jumps).

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Product Details

  • Actors: Mike Young
  • Directors: Mike Young
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Color, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: G (General Audience)
  • Studio: Coaches Choice
  • DVD Release Date: December 18, 2007
  • Run Time: 32 minutes
  • ASIN: B0010SAGLY
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #344,296 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

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