Author Archives: Erik Johnson

2014 Arcadia- Shot Put Runner Up Video

Great Day for Arete Throw Nation Shot Putter, Matt Katnik, and Coach Paul Diaz at the 2014 Arcadia Invitational. Matt got second place, and PR’d 3 times during the comp. with 4 throws over 63′. 63’4″, 63’10”, 63’11 1/2″, and 64’4″ This was Matt’s final throw at 64’4″ responding to fellow Arete Throws Nation shot…

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Shot Put & Discus Technique- Separation

In this Tech Talk, I want to discuss the concept of separation in the shot put and discus. If you don’t have separation when you throw the shot or the discus, your throw will be far shorter than you want. I see many throwers struggling with this part of the technique, and there are a…

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Free 6-Part Shot Put/ Discus Throws Video

An introduction to the THROWING CHAIN REACTION SYSTEM, this 6-part video series offers a sneak peek into the technical throws mechanics of the shot put and the discus. For access into this valuable 6 video pack—-CLICK HERE! Want more info on Throwing Chain Reaction System? In Person Training For Coaches and Throwers: Arete Throws Nation Coaching…

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Shot Put Delivery

Year-Round Shot-Putter And Discus-Thrower

Fall Training tips for the the shot put and discus throw One of the key things Arete Throws Nation focuses on when an athlete is going to focus exclusively on being a shot-putter, discus-thrower, and you’re training for the shot and the disc, is to understand what you’re supposed to do at what time of…

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