🏆 36th Jim Bush USATF SoCal Track & Field Championships – Saturday, June 3 @ Pomona College

Glide Progressions for the Shot Put

Nick Garcia

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 @ 6:30pm PT

About the Session

A systematic approach to teach your athletes an order of drills to progress from the standing throw to the full glide throw. This progression lays out a basic practice schedule for each session. Using these progressions will have your athlete using efficient and proper technique in a very short time frame.

About the Presenter

Coach Nick Garcia is a graduate of St. Francis High School in Mountain View, CA, where he won ALL-WCAL honors as an offensive guard and shot putter in track & field. While at Cal State University Northridge, Garcia earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Kinesiology and was a two-time Big Sky champion in the shot put. He teaches PE, coaches the throwing events and is the Strength & Conditioning coach for Notre Dame High School. Garcia has achieved IAAF Level 5 and USATF Level III certification in the throws—the highest certifications available in the track & field world.

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