Discus & Spin Shot Foundation

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Discus & Spin Shot Foundation

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Discus & Spin Shot Foundation Olympian Mac Wilkens describes his process in helping athletes to develop the foundational skills in the discus and the spin-shot with in-depth video analysis.1 Discus & Spin Shot Foundation 3:44 2 Bottom Line and Teaching Sequence 10:33 3 Balance Left to Right 2:03 4 The J vs Backward 7 4:36 5 Inside of Big Toe-Ball of Foot 13:46 6 9 O'clock Drop Question 13:14 7 Do you coach your throwers to push off their left leg or keep it bent to keep the right leg swing dominant 5:08 8 Do you have any tips on keeping the posture upright as you do the 9 O'clock drop and Sprint 2:05 9 Do you think losing the connection between the left shoulder and left foot causes a loss of balance 0:57 10 How many throws should you take when developing a new athlete 3:39 11 Is there anything you did to keep the legs and knees connected through the middle of the spin as to not let the left leg wander 3:14 12 Should Athletes continue to pivot their foot during the drop 0:46 13 What are some drills for getting the release off the index finger in the Discus 2:05 14 What are some ways to get rid of an over-active upper body during the spin 2:21 15 What are your Thoughts on using a Modified South African in Competition 1:44 16 What is the best release level 3:25Mac WilkinsOlympic�Champion and former World Record Holder�was one the best all around throwers in the world.��As a coach he is sought by throwers of all levels from around the world for his knowledge and expertise. ATHLETIC RECORD1976 �Olympic Champion - Gold Medal - Olympic Record - Ranked #1 in World�1980 �US Boycott �- �Ranked #1 in World1984 �Olympic Silver Medal�1988 �Olympic 5th Place�(4) �Four Times World Record Holder �69.18m, 69.80m, 70.24m, 70.86m ���1976(5) �Five Times American Record Holder �70.98m �1980(8) �Eight Times US National Champion Discus Throw 1973-19881977 ���US National Champion Shot Put - Indoor 21.06m1973 ���NCAA Champion �Discus Throw, 3rd Place Shot Put�14 Competitive Throws beyond 70 meters (229'9")... �#4 All Time top ten competition averageMac's PRs �- �World's Best Combination of Four ThrowsShot Put 21.06m, Discus 70.98m, Javelin 78.44m, and Hammer 63.88m.High School Bests: �Discus 170' 10", �Shot Put 58', �Javelin 195" Mac threw the javelin 78.44m, 257' 8" as a 19 year old freshman at the University of Oregon. �As a senior he was NCAA Champion in the discus and won the first of Eight US National Championships in the discus. ??Wilkins broke the World's Record Four times in his career. During his series on May 1, 1976 in�San Jose, California, he set the�world record�on three consecutive throws of 69.80m, 70.24m, and 70.86m.� ������Mac was US National Champion indoors in the shot put in 1977 with a best of 21.06m, 69' 1.5".� � COACHING BACKGROUNDElite Athletes��Mac provided significant time or guidance to the following throwers to help them achieve their success� �� 2016� Ryan Crouser, USA � Olympic Champion Olympic Record Shot Put � Consultant Mental Preparation 2012 �Krishna Poonia, India - 6th Place London Olympics 2010 �Krishna Poonia, India - Commonwealth Games Gold Medal,�2010 �Jason Young, USA - longest US thrower 20102009 �Dani Samuels, Australia - World Championships Gold Medal�2008 �Stephanie Trafton, USA - Olympic Champion Gold Medal�2008 �Annie Hess, Concordia U. 58.69m, 192' Longest US College Woman Discus Thrower at any level in 2008, 3xNAIA National Champion�(developed in 3 years from 45m) ���������������2001 �Adam Setliff, USA - 5th Place World Championships ���������������������������������������������������������������2000 �Adam Setliff, USA � 5th Place Sydney Olympics Collegiate Coach� �2006 � 2013 ���Concordia University, Portland OR. �����������������������������������In�8 Years,�Mac developed�24 National Champions�and�94 All Americans�in javelin, shot put, discus & hammer. In August 2013-Sept 2016 Wilkins coached for USA Track &�Field at the Olympic Training Center�in Chula Vista California. Wilkins' group included Ryan Crouser won the Olympic Gold Medal in the Shot Put in Rio. He currently lives in the San Diego area.

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