In discus throwing, the term reverse derives from the action that naturally occurs for most discus throwers when using the side arm sling. The violence of the throw (lifting and driving the right hip, shoulder, and arm into the throw) usually results in the right side being driven to the front while the left side rotates to the rear—thus the term reversing, which is short for reversing the positions of the feet. To be in the proper starting stance, face 180 degrees away from the throwing ...
After a run-up that generates momentum, pull the throwing arm back with your hand at or slightly higher than shoulder height; turn your body somewhat sideways. Keep your throwing arm back and straight while extending your left arm toward the throw direction for balance; extend your left leg forward as well, waiting for the ground contact. The throwing hand often slaps the left thigh as it finishes the throw.
Jumps into a sand pit such as the standing long jump or multiple jumps (either single- or double-legged), which finish with the last jump into the sand, are good beginning jumping exercises. HURDLE HOPS Hurdle hops and box jumps can be the most advanced of the jumping exercises. These types of jumps consist of front box jumps, side-to-side box jumps, and double-legged box jumps, and are performed with a relatively low box, about 12 to 16 inches (61 to 122 centimeters).
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