Posts in the Category "THROWING"

Work Capacity and Training Throwers

About a year ago, I wrote this from discus camp here in Ohio (I am back again). John and I were talking about the history of the discus and pointed out that Bud Houser was a stud. The kids had no idea. So: Another championship record was set by Clarence “Bud” Houser in the men’s….  

Discus Camp!!!

It is going very well. Really well. I have to tell you that I am appreciate all the calls and emails from former campers and family about how great this is and how it changes lives (for the better). This new kid here wants to be a thrower…”Stretch-1-2-3:” Jump…JUMP!!!! If you need to know what….  

My 1996 Discus Clinic Notes

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…..  

Richard Marks’ San Jose State Throws Program

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.

All things discus

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….  

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