Part of the ALTIS Track & Field Education Series, this course is a digital educational program dedicated to helping coaches develop their understanding and coaching competencies in the Shot Put & Discus. With over 130 videos and 18 hours of guided educational content written by world renowned throws coach – Don Babbitt, Coaching the Shot Put & Discus is a must for any coach working with throws or multi event athletes.
Learn what it takes to excel in the Shot & Discus.
Develop your coaching toolbox with teaching progressions, drills and more.
Enhance your understanding of the events as a whole, as well as your ability to error detect and correct.
Packed with coaching insights, tips, tools, and progressions from one of the most esteemed throws coaches on the planet, Coaching the Shot & Discus includes 18 hours of digital guided learning material available to digest at your own pace. Each of the 6 topic-specific modules are designed to be taken in series, forming a platform of knowledge built upon by the themes covered in successive modules. In addition, there are bonus guest contributions from Coaches Dan Pfaff, John Godina, Vesteinn Hafsteinsson, Art Venegas and Dale Stevenson - to further enhance your learning experience.
Featuring Course Author, Don Babbitt.
Designed by experts in education and digital technologies, Coaching the Shot Put & Discus allows coaches to access premium coach education curriculum on any digital device, anywhere, anytime.
The course is separated into six topic specific modules, each featuring explanations, videos, guest interviews, graphics, diagrams, and further learning material. Each module also features a multiple choice learning check, providing coaches with the opportunity to check their understanding.
This format allows provides the opportunity for coaches to:
On completion of this course, coaches will:
Upon course completion, coaches are awarded the ALTIS Coaching the Shot Put & Discus Certificate of Completion.
1 Introduction to the Shot Put & Discus Throw
2 Biomechanics of the Shot Put & Discus
3 Technical Development for the Shot Put
4 Technical Development for the Discus
5 Power Training for the Shot Put & Discus
6 Long Term Development for the Shot Put & Discus
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The author of this course is Coach Don Babbitt - a world renowned throws coach with over 35 years coaching experience. During this time, Babbitt has coached in excess of 50 athletes to the World Championships and Olympic Games; throwers under his tutelage have won 20 titles at USA Championships; and have enjoyed huge success at NCAA level with both Cal State and the University of Georgia. An esteemed Coach Educator, Coach Babbitt has written over 70 articles and three book chapters for publications on six continents and in six different languages. He has served as Throws Editor for the IAAF Coaches Education Program, and is an IAAF Level V Lecturer for the IAAF Throws Academy Courses since 2009 - as well as having produced and taught the throws curriculum for the new USATFCCCA Coaching Academy.
Receive a discount when you purchase course access for a group.
Enrolling on this course also comes with the bonus of membership into the ALTIS Community; a private Mighty Network community providing exclusive video content and live streams, as well as a forum for discussion, collaboration, and networking for coaches across the globe.
No, you can choose to enroll at any time you like, and complete the course according to whatever timeline suits you. There is no time limit for completion, and you can study at your own pace.
All the content is delivered online-only, so you can study anywhere in the world. By choosing this format we have been able to create a multi-faceted approach to learning which includes videos and films as part of the course content, rather than just text and graphics. Each module is assessed by a number of multiple choice learning checks which can be taken in your own time. These are all online. To pass the tests you must gain a score of 80% or above. If you fail the first time, you are able to retake.
Yes, we welcome coaches globally.
It demonstrates to employers, potential employers, and stakeholders that you are a forward thinking, evolving coach who has taken control of their own development and is proactively learning new progressions and coaching strategies to elevate the performance of the athletes you coach.
ALTIS is a global coach and athlete education and performance brand renowned for quality. Your certificate of completion provides recognition of you having acquired foundational skills to the quality level associated with the ALTIS brand.
Yes, there is no time limit to your login. Once you have completed the course you will continue to have access for reference and revision purposes.
No, it is not possible to download the course materials at this time.
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