Wow, memory lane! I found these and what makes me happy is this workshop, the California State Track and Field Workshop (you can see it in some of the sheets) was NOT well received by the audience. Now, I got “letters” later that were very impressed, but the coaches thought I was full of it…..
While talking with John Powell, he reminded me that he learned the lifts from Richard Marks. I was cleaning up a mess in a desk and found the “San Jose” Program that Marks put together for the team. I should have followed this in college, it is really logical.
If you are interested in discus throwing, I have some notes on this page that you may find helpful For those who can’t seem to figure out “Quicktime”…I won’t mention names… I made a PDF of the 174 throw PLUS and exciting pic! Sixty (!!!) pages of reviews, discussions, ideas from the John Powell Discus….
It all started with a cross-country skier Back in 1985, Olympic Medalist and World Champion Bill Koch came to Salt Lake City. A local ski rental store provided a workshop for the public. I was certainly the only “strength” athlete there, but I found Koch’s discussion riveting. Why? Nobody there, save me, could listen to….