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Step-by-step Discus Throw Technique


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Beginning the turn to the center of the ring
Step-by-step Discus Throw Technique

Virgilijus Alekna pivots on his left foot as he begins a throw during the 2004 World Athletic Final. Note how his outstretched left arm counterbalances his throwing arm.

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Begin rotating your shoulders in the direction of the throw as you shift your weight to your left foot, then pick your right foot up and swing it around the left. Pivot on the ball of your left foot as you spin toward the center of the ring.

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