From Discus Drills To Discus Performance

Imitations have always been a huge part of my technical development. Hours and hours of work in front of a mirror, before every single throws session and in between lifting sets. But when I was a developing junior I did do some imitations but never really in a structured manner. It’s dangerous to drill movements repetitively without purpose or meticulous attention to detail. Especially as a junior, where we need to create the foundations for career-long development and prevent having to “undo” bad habits

About Benn

Benn Harradine is an Olympic finalist and 2010 Commonwealth Games champion in the discus throw. His personal best of 68.20 meters is the Australian record. He currently leads a training group in Brisbane.

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