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Shot put tips for beginners
Shot put tips for beginners

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  • Do you need special shoes for shot put?

    If you are a beginner to the shot put event, you don’t need special shoes to compete in the shot put as you will be learning the technique. As you progress with your technique to use the glide or the spin technique, you will benefit from wearing specialist shot put shoes that will help you…

  • Shot put sector markings

    Shot Put Circle Dimensions Original source: https://www.education.sa.gov.au/sites/default/files/secondary-track-and-field-how-to-mark-out-discus-javelin-and-shot-put_a5966634.pdf Watch the video below to learn how to setup the shot put sector markings. Browse shot put gear and t-shirts on Amazon. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links.

  • Where to hold the shot

    Where to hold the shot

    To maximize your ability to throw the shot put further, you need to hold the shot using your fingers and not all the way in the palm of your hand. Your fingers should be spread around the shot for support. And the shot should be held within the base of your fingers. You will hold…