A Linear Approach to a Nonlinear Event

There is no doubt that the hammer throw is a rotational event. But recently I can’t help but thinking that there might be other ways to approach the event. A circle, after all, isn’t that different than a line. Zoom in one one far enough and it looks like a straight line.


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  1. Curtis
    Curtis says:

    Thank you…. a light bulb just went off in my head reading this post…I know I’ve probably been told these ideas year after year as an athlete….but something about the way you presented it just now made it….simple…to understand.

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  1. […] more outside the box approach, as I wrote about in February, is to bring a linear approach to a nonlinear event like the hammer throw. When you apply that to fixing this problem it means thinking keeping the left knee over the foot […]

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