What to Expect

The format will be “Learn by Doing”.  Technical philosophy and analysis of a segment of the throw will be immediately followed by coaches and athletes addressing drills that teach that aspect.

Shot Put:
Power Position Fundamentals

Glide Technique
Analysis and Technique Development
Rotational Shot Put

Analysis and Technique Development

Discus:
Introduction to the discus – Techniques and considerations for the front of the ring.
Starting the full throw/Developing the transition from the back of the ring to the middle of the ring.
Transitioning from the middle of the ring to the throw.

Weight Room and Throws Specific Strength Training:
Developing the throwing athlete

About Clinician Brad Wymer

Solon High School
Track and Field
USATF Olympic Development Emerging Elite Selection 2009

Assistant Coach of the Year recipient
State Meet Record Boy’s Discus 192’6”
Former State Meet Record Girl’s Discus 156’4”
Former State Meet Record Girl’s Shot Put 3rd  Iowa All Time Best 48’7”
Former All time Iowa Record Girl’s Discus 166’10”
1 Paralympic Games Discus Finalist Rio 2016  (8th Place)

4 All Americans
19 State Champions                                        13  Drake Relays Champions
11 State Runners-up                                        3  Drake Relays Runners-up
Multiple State Place Winners

Cherokee – Saturday, February 25

Bellevue – Saturday, March 4

Solon – Sunday, March 5

Atlantic – Saturday, March 11

Wapsie Valley – Sunday, March 12

Please RSVP wymer.brad@iowacityschools.org with how many coaches and athletes will be attending. Please indicate which clinic you are RSVP’ing for.

Above image: 2010 USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships by Phil Roeder is licensed under CC BY 2.0