Teaching progressions and demonstrations for both shot put and discus will continue to be part of the program. However, this year we will also offer a section on college recruiting in addition to weight training and sports psychology.
Every participant will also receive a CD will videos of all teaching progressions for the shot put and discus along with gymnastics excesses and conditioning circuits.
Lastly, the last two hours of the clinic will be dedicated to actual throwing by the participants and they will be led through the etching progressions and drills by the clinic instructors.
Throws Clinic Schedule
Saturday, February 18th, 2017
8:00-9:00am Check-in, Registration (Lobby of Rankin Smith Academic Center)
9:00-9:30am Recruiting & College Opportunities for the throws with Don Babbitt
Technology The use of
Smartphone and iPad apps to
enhance your coaching of the Throws with Don Babbitt
10:00-10:30am Sports Psychology for the throwing events with Don Babbitt
Training/Conditioning Demonstration in Stegeman Coliseum
Weight-room, and discussion of how to set up strength and power
training programs for the shot put and discus with Don Babbitt
1:00-2:15pm Demonstration of Teaching Progressions for Discus & Shot Put
2:30-4:45pm Throwing Session for Participants for Discus & Shot Put
ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL RECEIVE A CD CONTAINING THE FOLLOWING:
1) Teaching Progressions for SP, DT, HT, & JT2) Gymnastics & Conditioning Exercises for Throw
The check-in for the clinic will be held in the on the University of Georgia campus beginning at 8:00am in the Lobby of the Rankin Smith Academic Center. The shot put and discus demonstrations will be held at the Spec Towns Track and Field Complex. Parking will be free in the parking lots near the Rankin Smith Center. Directions to the Georgia Throws Clinic will be mailed/e-mailed upon receipt of registration. Any questions should be directed to Don Babbitt at (706) 296-8915 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
802 coaches and athletes from 13 different states, and 4 different countries have attended the first fifteen editions of the Georgia Throws Clinic!!
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