Video Review Checklist for Shot Putters (gliders)


Preparation Phase: (back of ring, getting ready to throw)††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Use this side for Comments:

______ Enter ring with presence, like you want to be there!

______ Proper grip

______ Shot low on the neck

______ Relaxed block side (arm and leg)

______ Bent throwing leg

______ Relaxed back, not stiff

______ Focal Point in rear of ring (10 feet from ring)


Transition Phase: (beginning glide)

______ Relaxed T-position

______ Balanced on ball of throwing foot

______ Draw back to crouch position (still balanced)

______ Didnít cross knees

______ Unseating hips

______ Extending for the toe board

______ Didnít lead with the block side (arm and leg)

______ Rolled off the heel of the throwing leg

______ Didnít drag the foot across the ring

______ Hit center of ring at 3:00 (righties) 9:00 (lefties)

______ Not in bucket

______ Shot behind throwing leg

______ Block arm and shoulder to back of ring

______ Fairly upright, not bent at the hips


Delivery phase: (Power position to Release of shot)

______ Roll hips upward first

______ Turned throwing leg/foot towards the throw

______ Shot behind the throwing leg

______ Blocking arm/shoulder still towards rear of ring

______ Chest up and out towards throw

______ Shot behind throwing leg

______ Blocking arm across face and down hitting pick pocketer

______ Locked blocking leg

______ Stable and balanced in ďCĒ position

______ Weight on back leg

______ Quick arm strike and punch

______ 41 degree angle of release (punch 6í8Ē mugger)

______ Head and eyes away from throw

______ Wrist flick away from throw

______ Didnít cross face on release

______ Flat spin on shot thru the air


Recovery Phase: (Reverse)

______ Not watching throw!

______ Outside of foot of throwing leg against toe board

______ Balanced on throwing leg

______ Transfer weight back to rear of ring

______ Sit if falling out

______ Celebrating your new PR!