Discus II: The Ultimate Throwing Courseby Mark Mirabelli
Coach Mirabelli outstanding course is for both the coach and athlete who needs a solid understanding to learn the event before long throws can come! The drills are demonstrated by former Olympic hopefuls. Everything you need to teach your throwers is right here!
Coach Mirabelli has put together an outstanding method of learning the Shot Put, Discus and Javelin. A step- by- step approach for all learning levels. The Discus II: The Ultimate Throwing Course starts with Core running, Dynamic warm-up, upper and lower body stretches, and learning how to throw the implement from the ground up and upper body plyo's and some weight lifting!
Each Chapter will take you through how to hold the implement to the complete throw. A breakdown of 100's of necessary throwing drills using Dartfish Analysis to demonstrate the correct body positions for correct flight. Drills for each position are demonstrated in slow motion, side and above view given with necessary sets and reps.one must do in order to develop strong muscle memory.
Coach Mirabelli has presented at many national clinics in the USA, with 40 years of coaching experience and trained thousands of athletes over the US. Mirabelli's method and expertise in the Shot Put, Discus, and Javelin … Works!
- Selected by the USA Olympic Committee as one in ten coaches to participate in the "Elite Javelin Coaches Camp" at the Olympic Training Center,San Diego CA.
- USATF Olympic National Convention: Presentor Orlando 2005, Texas 2004, California 2000, Kansas 2001 - Javelin, Shot Put, and Discus
- New Orleans Coaches Clinic: 2008 Javelin
- 2006 OTE World Javelin Symposium Chicago: Javelin research
- US All-Star Bill Faulk Atlantic City: 2002, 2000, 1998, 1994 Shot, Discus, Javelin
- Javelin USA Javelin School: 1998-2013 Discus, Javelin
- Michigan Coaches Clinic: 2007-08 Shot Put, Discus, and Olympic Lifting
- Wisconsin Coaches Clinic: 2007-2005-2004 Shot Put, Discus
- New England Coaches Clinic: 2010,2007-2006-2004-2002, 2014 Shot, Discus, and Javelin
- Ohio Coaches Clinic: 2004, 2014
- National Throws Coaches Association Ohio: 2007, CA. 2003 Javelin, Discus
- National Coaches Association: 1997- 1998- 1999- 2000
- NJSIAA Chairperson for the Coaches Clinic: 2000-2010 Shot, Discus, and Javelin
- The Portland Thrower Clinic: Oregon 2005 Discus and Javelin
- Founder of the Mark Mirabelli Track and Field Clinic: 1990-2014
Published Articles DVD's and CD's:
- Published the Mark Mirabelli Throwing Series on CD-Rom Shot-Discus-Javelin 2003
- Published the Mark Mirabelli Throwing Series on DVD 2012 Shot-Discus-Javelin
- Coaches Review, published 2004 "Javelin Drills"
- Coaches Review, published 2002 “Training a Discus Champion”
- Long Strong Throwers Magazine published 2006 “Go for the Gold”
- Long Strong Throwers Magazine published 2010 "The Dynamic Drop Glide"
- Throwing coach at the Prestigious Willingboro HS: Over all record of 164-0 National Record
- Coached 16 All-American throwers in the Javelin
- Coached 3 National Champions in the Discus and Javelin
- Coached one 3rd place finisher in the Shot Put Nationals
- Head Coach at Hamilton West HS 17 years record 144 wins-36 losses
- Selected by the NJISSA as “Outstanding Coaching Award for Dedication in NJ Track & Field” 2006
- Selected to participate in the 2006 Gill/OTE Javelin Symposium in Chicago for Javelin Research among the best in the USA and Finland
- Coached 100’s of student athletes in the Shot, Discus, and Javelin to full and part Scholarships