Elite Discus - Practical Throwing Sessionby Global Throwing
"Vésteinn Hafsteinsson: Elite Discus" is a comprehensive lecture series recorded at the European Discus Conference 2018 in Växjö, Sweden.
There is total of 6 hours video material and it is divided into 4 topics all separately available here on CoachTube.
Under this lecture we have Elite Discus - Practical Throwing Session. This lecture is in cooperation with Coach Hafsteinsson athletes Daniel Ståhl, Simon Pettersson and Jakob Gardenkrans. Athletes are used as role models to demonstrate the drills, excercises and technical models. Technical model of the discus throw is explained on example of Olympic Champion Gerd Kanter technique.
In this lecture:
1. The basics of a throw
2. LRLR Concept
3. The Four Step Approach
4. The Swing
5. The Turn
6. The Sprint 1
7. The Sprint 2-3
8. The Power Position
9. The Release
10. Extra Drills used in Discus
11. Discus School steps 1-5
12. Discus School steps 6-10
Under each section, athletes will show the drills and how they are used on every-day training.
Other online courses available from Global Throwing:
1. OLYMPIC LIFTING FOR THROWERS by Vésteinn Hafsteinsson
2. ELITE ROTATIONAL SHOT PUT courses by Dale Stevenson (coach of World Champion Tom Walsh)
- Technical Training of Tom Walsh
- Strength Training of Tom Walsh (practical session)
- Planning of Training for Tom Walsh
3. ELITE GLIDE SHOT PUT courses by Wilko Schaa (coach of World Champion David Storl)
- Practical Throwing Session with David Storl
- Practical Strength Training session with David Storl
- Glide Technique on example of David Storl
- Planning of Training for David Storl
4. ELITE WOMEN ROTATIONAL SHOT PUT by Vésteinn Hafsteinsson
- Rotational Shot Put Session with Fanny Roos (practical)
- Rotational Shot Put Technical Theory
The next European Discus Throw Conference will be held on 6th-8th November 2020 in Tallinn Estonia. More info at www.throwsworld.com
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.