Discus throwing belongs to the category of athletics disciplines. The meaning of this sport is to throw at a range of a special projectile – the disk. This requires athletes to quickly coordinate their movements and excellent physical fitness.
Rules and requirements
Participants in official competitions must perform a throw from a circle with a diameter of 2.5 m. The throw distance is calculated from the outer circumference of the zone to the first point of the disc’s fall. The standard projectile weight for men is 2 kg, for women – 1 kg, for juniors – 1.5 kg. The diameter of the disc is 20 cm for men and 18 cm for women. Continue reading
Pole vaulting refers to the vertical technical form of athletics. In this sport, the jumper must pass over the bar with the help of a special pole, without overturning it. To date, pole vaults are included in the Olympic program and in the track and field athletics all-around among men and women. This is a very popular and recognizable discipline throughout the world.
Pole vaulting can be called the most extraordinary technical type of athletics, because to achieve the goal the athlete needs to use foreign objects. Professional jumpers must have endurance, a well-developed muscular system and undergo complete gymnastic training. Otherwise, they will not be able to claim high places in rating international tournaments. Continue reading
Darts is a whole complex of games whose goal is to throw darts at a round target on the wall. Do not confuse with other games where you need to throw other objects at different targets, including dynamic ones. Today, darts is a standardized game with specific rules and inventory requirements.
Darts is considered a national game in the Netherlands, Great Britain, Scandinavia and the USA. It is mainly distributed in gaming establishments and pubs, which makes it accessible to all segments of the population. Currently, you can easily find and buy a set of targets and darts to practice safely at home. Many professional gamblers quit darts in a garage or pub as real darts experts. Continue reading