This month’s site theme is book club. In the last few years we’ve published two books ourselves: Training Talk: Conversations with a Dozen Master Coaches and The Ball and Chain: A Guide to Hammer Throwing. With all the holiday sales kicking off, we’ve joined in on the fun too. We’ve got two great deals going on all week long on them. Read more
For good reason, the first two volume’s of Anatoliy Bondarchuk’s Transfer of Training series have become classics in the world of sports training. By trying to better define how improvements in different exercises translate to performance in track and field events (and beyond), Bondarchuk has helped coaches shine a critical light on whether or not their training is truly helping their athletes get better. Weight room numbers might be going up, but at the end of the day what really matters is whether an athlete improves at their sport. A decade ago the word transfer was rarely used; the fact that it is now thrown around in nearly every sport is a testament to the impact of Bondarchuk’s work. Read more
HMMR Media has had an online store for several years, offering some great books as well as a selection of unique hammer throwing products like our HMMR glove, handmade hammer wires, and throwing resin. We proud to announce our store has expanded to offer a wide range of throwing and training equipment. And to promote the launch, we are offering 10% off all training equipment and throwing implements (except indoor hammers) until the end of the month. Take a look at our new offerings below. Read more
The holiday season is upon us and that means that you are are looking for gift ideas for those hammer throwers in your life. Well, let’s be honest, it’s time for you to send a list of hammer throwing things to people that will buy presents for you. Either way, we are happy to announce several new products from HMMR Media just in time for the holidays.