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Step-by-step Discus Throw Technique

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Power position
Step-by-step Discus Throw Technique

Note how Dani Samuels' left side is firm as she prepares to throw the discus.

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Assume the power position, with your left side planted and firm, and your left arm pointing forward. Your weight should be shifting from your right side to your left. Your throwing arm should be behind you, outstretched, with the discus at about hip level.

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