Tobalina seeks “qualitative leap” with changes in his throwing technique


The Spanish shot put champion, Carlos Tobalinais introduced Changes in your throwing techniqueas he confirmed to EFE, trying to make a “quantum leap” that allows him to improve his records.

Despite the difficulty of adapting the changes to his usual style, the Cantabrian athlete trusts “one hundred percent” in these changes implemented by his coach, Víctor Rubio.

“In the beginning, all the change costs and more after many years with the same methodbut the fact that he blindly believed in this new model gave me a lot of confidence so that it could give me better performance in the competition,” he said.

In any case, the FC Barcelona athlete believes that he will need, in this adaptation process, “to achieve regularity and automate the movements, but I am convinced that this could be the right path”, he assured.

In fact, at the recent European Throwing Cup in Leiria (Portugal) where he finished sixth with a best record of 20.37, contributing to Spain’s first team title, he has already begun to apply these changes.

“I felt comfortable looking competitive and I took it like a qualification from any big competition.that’s why it’s important to throw more than 20 meters in the first three throws, although I think I’m worth more and it’s just a matter of going calmly for the result to come,” he said.

Once the winter season is over, Tobalina will focus on the next big event, the European Cup for national teams in Poland at the end of June, where she needs to win the only place in this discipline, to focus on the big goal. , the World Cup. of Budapest (Hungary) for the month of August.

However, in order to gain a presence in Hungary, he will have to beat his personal best by claiming a record of 21.40, which he currently cannot reach, or compete in various “Global Calendar” trials, international competitions in qualification, around 20.50 meters. .

Source: La Verdad


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