Shot Put Drills is a road map for learning optimum shot
put technique. Through my 20-plus years of coaching at the
collegiate level, we have successfully incorporated many of
these easy-to-apply drills.
marvelously explains and simplifies all of the major shot put
components needed to achieve a high level of consistent
technique. The comprehensive instructions provide a blueprint
for teaching and learning how to throw safely and effectively.
— Gary Aldrich
Associate Head Track & Field Coach
Carnegie Mellon University
USA Track & Field Men’s Shot Put Development Chair
This book takes a user-friendly, hands-on
approach to providing a variety of drills to teach novice
athletes and help advanced throwers improve their technique.
After my 35-plus years of coaching throwers, it is fantastic
to finally see all the drills a coach and athlete need in a
simple, yet highly informative, instructional manual. This
book provides an amazing resource and should be used by track
& field coaches and athletes at all competitive levels.
— Bruce “Buzz” Van Horne
Head Track & Field Coach
Blackhawk High School (PA)
101 Shot Put Drills is an indispensable resource that
should be in the library of every track & field coach. This
book presents an easy-to-understand step-by-step drill
progression for both the glide and rotation methods of
throwing the shot. The drills are appropriate for beginner and
advanced throwers alike. Your shot-putters will definitely
improve by using the invaluable drills straightforwardly
explained and detailed in this exceptional book.
— Mark Harsha
Portage High School (IN)
National Throws Coaches Vice President