Effective Practice Drills for the Discus presents a series of proven discus drills that can be used to develop the key aspects of sound discus technique. These drills are designed to be employed as teaching tools to significantly enhance the proper technique, rhythm, and positions for the throw. The DVD also explains and demonstrates several hands-on practice situations that offer lessons and insights that can be applied to any coaching situation whether a team has one thrower in its program or 50.
Among the topics covered:
Drills for every phase of the throw
Coaching pointers for each drill
Teaching to multiple throwers
Drills for trouble spots
About the Actor
Robert Budke is the former throws coach at Arroyo Grande High School. In his last year at Arroyo Grande, the techniques explained and demonstrated in the DVD resulted in the Eagles having eight of the team s male athletes throw the discus over 150 , with four of them over 178 . Arroyo Grande also had six female throwers who threw the discus between 129 and 183 6 . In his successful career at Arroyo Grande, Robert produced eight California State champions in the throws, 28 state medalists, 28 CIF Champions, and 110 CIF qualifiers.