Track and Field Drills & Practice Plans

Rear Overhead Throws Drill

Purpose This is a fantastic power building drill. It also helps the thrower with his or her balance and overall conditioning. Setup Each thrower should have a shot put in order to

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Rubber Ring Throw Drill

Purpose Emphasizes the technical aspects of the throw. Setup You need a rubber ring that is roughly the same size as the discus, but considerably lighter. How it Works To start this drill, the thrower

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Wrist Flips Drill

Purpose Works on getting a good trajectory and on release point and extension. Setup You need a shot put and an open area to throw it. How it Works The thrower stands at the front

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Distance Obstacles Drill

Purpose Challenges the thrower to use good fundamentals to reach a certain distance. Setup Place an obstacle at a distance for the thrower to try and hit. How it Works Thrower goes through normal throwing

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Sitting Throw Drill

Purpose Builds core strength and works on trunk rotation technique. Setup Each thrower should have enough room to sit down with their legs in front of them with the

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Javelin Stretch Drill

Purpose Improves flexibility and allows thrower to build greater momentum for their throw. Setup You need a pole or a flat surface like a wall – something that is strong enough to support

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Sweeping Leg Drill

Purpose Thrower works on driving the right leg (sweeping leg) forward to generate power on the throw. Setup Throwers can do this drill with or without a discus. How it Works Thrower starts in the

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