Developing the young shot putter

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Bibliographic Details
Title translated into German:Zur Entwicklung junger Kugelstosser
Author:Dunn, George
Published in:New studies in athletics
Published:5 (1990), 1 , S. 35-43, Lit.
Format: Publications (Database SPOLIT)
Publication Type: Journal article
Media type: Print resource
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Identification number:PU199110050841


In this article, the author covers the principles he has used in the development of young shot putters. He gives the qualities he looks for in beginners, discusses technique, describes his training methods giving sample training shedules of novices and more experienced athletes and lists tests he uses to monitor progress. He also addresses the problem of young athletes attempts to gain weight, the effects of other sports on throwers and the specific conditions in the USA which affect the general development of the throwing events. Verf.-Referat