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Don Babbitt: Special Strength, Speed & Flexibility for The Shot

Don Babbitt presents on the important facets of special strength, speed and flexibility for shot putting. He discusses how he organizes this aspect of training within the entirety of his program, how he believes strength levels correlate with throwing performance and shows a series of the specific special strength exercises he uses with his athletes throughout the year.

It could be argued that Don Babbitt has been one of the most successful throws coaoches in the world over the past decade. In his 16 years as throws coach at University of Georgia he has produced 11 NCAA champions and 55 All-Americans. On a world scene he has coached 45 athletes to compete at the Olympics or World Championships and out of that group 9 medals have been won Most notably he has served as personal coach to Adam Nelson and Reese Hoffa in the shot, Breaux Greer in the Javelin and Jason Tinks in the discus.

  • Uploaded: 19.05.2014
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