Why We Should Teach Throwers Backwards and Correct Throwers Forwards.
This is why as coaches we need to become detectives of the throw and really start to pinpoint the true root causes of common problems in the
Strategies to Fix the Discus Release...Just in Time for Outdoor Track!
The discus can be tricky for newer throwers. It comes out the back of the hand, wobbles when thrown, flies straight up in the air, etc. Here
How To Plan A Perfect Throwing Practice
Today we cover what a "typical" day of throwing practice should look like (no such thing) and what my ideal day of practice would
How To Choose The Correct Discus Rim Weight
There are different rim weights and meter ratings. The rims are made of different materials. The side plates are made of different materials
Part 9-Full Week of Conjugate Training for Throwers
The tough part of the year happens in the middle of the season. This is because the middle of the season you probably have multiple meets in
Part 8-Sample Dynamic Effort Lower Body and Upper Body Workouts
We are nearing the end of the conjugate series here on the blog. This week we discuss the dynamic effort method and give examples of dynamic
Part 7-Sample Max Effort Lower Body and Upper Body Workouts
Hey everyone. I hope you are enjoying the recent conjugate content I have been putting up lately. I know I have been throwing a lot of...
Part 6-The Rules of Conjugate Training.
All the previous weeks blog posts have led us to this point. Finally we have dissected the Westside Method and we are ready to create our ow
Part 5-How to Create a Conjugate (Concurrent) Training System (Method) for Track and Field Athletes
This week we have three more (the last 3) scientific principles of strength to go over is it pertains to the conjugate system. These three a
Part 4-How to Create a Conjugate (Concurrent) Training System (Method) for Track and Field Athletes
In this week's post I look at three more scientific principles of strength and how they relate to the Westside Method. Overload, fatigue