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Mike Hambrick - The Philosophy of Throwing

Track & Field

In The Philosophy of Throwing, Mike Hambrick, throwing events coach and clinic director at the University of Akron, shares his philosophies on teaching the throwing disciplines and how to improve in each event. Coach Hambrick discusses the physiology required for throwing events, while also addressing how to build power and explosivity.

Additionally, Coach Hambrick outlines drills and exercises for specific throwing events.

Finally, Coach Hambrick hosts a question and answer session, detailing how to coach your athletes.

Topics covered include:

  • Basics of Throwing Events
  • Throwing Mechanics
  • Strength Training
  • Building Power
  • Becoming More Explosive
  • Event Specific Training and Drills
  • Throwing Techniques
  • Creating Leverage
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