A Collection of Discus Throw and Shot Put Analysisby Vésteinn Hafsteinsson
This is a practical Hands-On Coaching material by Vésteinn Hafsteinsson.
Coach Vésteinn has been an international throws coach for more than 30 years. His athletes have won 15 international championshis medals, including Olympic Discus Champion Gerd Kanter in 2008 and Shot Put Olympic Silver in 2004 Joachim B Olsen.
We have put together an analysis book for throwing coaches and athletes on all levels. Simple real-life case studies from our athletes, step-by-step guide for discus and shot put technical models.
The book’s practical approach allows the coach or athlete to download the specific analysis or print it to use at the throwing session.
All together 14 separate analysis, but we also give an option to download the whole book (32 pages).
Discus Throw analysis are based mostly on Coach V athletes Daniel Stahl and Gerd Kanter. We have 4 different analysis on Daniel Stahl 4 world lead throws from seasons 2014-2018 and on Gerd Kanter his all-time 3rd longest throw in discus history 73.38m + 2 very good throws.
In Shot Put, we have 5 different athletes and their technique explained in simple steps.
Vésteinn Hafsteinsson was a full time discus thrower from 1986-1996. He took part in five World Championships, two European Championships and four Olympic Games. Currently he is working full-time as an international throwing coach. Among athletes that he has coached are Olympic Champion Gerd Kanter, World and European meddalists Daniel Ståhl and Joachim B. Olsen.