HMMR Podcast Episode 275: Championship debrief

The California State Championships are perhaps the hardest competition in high school sports. This year Nick sent 6 throwers to the meet and walked away with 7 podium finishes. On this week’s podcast we take a look at the meet, how to prepare for it, and the unique path each athlete took to achieve their success this season.

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Notes and quotes

  • 0:00 – Introduction
  • 2:00 – Understanding the California high school sports system.
  • 4:45 – The dynamics of the state meet.
  • 6:15 – Notes on meet organization.
  • 8:00 – Recap of the results and in-competition adjustments in the women’s discus.
  • 11:15 – Overview of the training group results.
  • 14:15 – Mastering the discus.
  • 15:30 – Deciding which system to use: a look at the beginner system.
  • 18:30 – Deciding which system to use: the Bondarchuk system.
  • 20:45 – Deciding which system to use: technique only.
  • 23:30 – Deciding which system to use: the Conroy system.
  • 26:00 – Integrating private and school teams.
  • 28:00 – Final thoughts and reflections.

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