you get 3 throws in a shot putt
The grip the stance and the putt!
In general a shotput weights 16lbs in juniors (schools) - it weighs 12 lbs and in sub-juniors division - it weights 8 lbs
The first putt is counted as a putt, if the next shot is played from off the green or putted on from the fringe, it is not considered a putt.
7.26kg or 16lbs.
for men its 16lb. and for women 8.8lb.