Rainy Day Javelin for High School Throwers

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Duncan Atwood
45 minutes
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In Rainy Day Javelin for High School Throwers, Duncan Atwood, two-time Gold Medalist in the Pan American Games, and developer of the FinnFlier Javelins, discusses how to make the most of practice time when outdoor facilities are not available. Atwood outlines ways to work on takeoff and throwing fundamentals. Additionally, Atwood details a number of stretching exercises and indoor drills for javelin throwers. Finally, Atwood provides insight on javelin-specific weight training workouts.

Topics covered include:

• Indoor Training Methods
• Takeoff and Throwing Exercises
• Stretching
• Indoor Drills
• Medicine Ball Work
• Weight Training
• Emphasizing Proper Technique