Rutger Smith is the ONLY THROWER IN HISTORY to medal in both shot put and discus at the World Championships!
Too Strong To Throw Far
Aug 27, 2016 • 4 min read
It’s officially the Off-Season, and I can finally stop traveling to track meets around the country, and get back to more weight room training and being behind the scenes working on all things ARETE, bringing new content to the membership, blog, and online throws coaching courses. At this time of year, I enjoy focusing on… Read More>>>
- SEPT 27/ 6pm (PST) Online Strength Course- Module 5: Video Analysis and Techniques
- OCT 23, 2016: Shot Put Camp/ 9:30am - 3:30pm/ Southern California
- NOV 5, 2016: Shot Put & Discus Camp/ 9:30am- 3:30pm/ Phoenix Arizona
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Arete Throws Nation understands the many challenges throws coaches and throwers face developing the necessary skills to throw farther and more consistently. That's why, no matter where you live in the country, or around the world, you can get access to the same throws training program and weight lifting programs that Coach Erik Johnson has used to produce over 100 championship winning throwers- time and time again!
Online Throws Membership
Arete Throws Nation is a global community! We have ATN members all over the world, and each member has access to the hours of content provided in our online membership dashboard.
Here you will learn the TCR™ system, get access to hours of throws coaching technique & drill videos, and be granted access into our private FB group where you can ask questions or post successes.
Online Throws Coaching Course (level 1)
Throws coaches face many challenges. Each year brings in a new batch of inexperienced kids, ranging at all levels of throwers, and you only have a few months to get them ready to compete in a highly technical and strength driven sport. The Throws Coaches Course teaches you how to apply the TCR system and is designed to address all of these challenges and share with you, the stream lines programs and techniques used by Coach Johnson.
Online Strength Training & Program Design Course
When the thrower has been, for lack of a better word, “beat to sh#t” in the weight room, they’re not going to be developing efficient movement patterns in the ring. A strength training program must be designed to produce better throwers, therefore, each lift and exercise chosen needs to transfer directly into the technique of the throw and improve speed as well as strength.