Glide Shot Put Drill with Hurdle
Glide Shot Put Start
The thrower faces the rear of the ring in an upright position with the knees together; the left foot is placed slightly behind the right foot at the starting position. Most of the thrower's weight will be on the right leg, with minimal weight on the left foot to maintain balance in the starting position. The right arm is elevated overhead in the starting position; then, the shot is placed above the right shoulder then lowered to the neck and placed near the body's centerline under the jaw with the elbow down. The left arm drops down and is extended out away from the body as the upper body bends over slightly, directing the shot over the right foot.
In the glide shot put, the thrower can use simple to more complex starting movements from the preparation position to generate momentum.