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What is a “Block” in the Throws and How Do I Teach It?

Blocking is a Crucial Skill for Throwing Effectively

What is a block?

“Blocking” or “bracing” refers to the point at which the thrower is in their delivery stance and the non-throwing side of the body comes to a halt and is locked in place. 741 more words

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Javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia wins gold at Rio Paralympics

Javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia became the first Indian to clinch two gold medals at the Paralympics after he broke his own world record to clinch the top honours at the… 101 more words


Παραολυμπιακοί Αγώνες 2016:Χρυσός ο Στεφανουδάκης στο Ρίο!

Ακόμα ένα χρυσό μετάλλιο πανηγυρίζει η Ελλάδα στους Παραολυμπιακούς Αγώνες του Ρίο-2016. 

Με βολή στα 29.45 μέτρα ο Μανώλης Στεφανουδάκης κατέκτησε το χρυσό μετάλλιο στον ακοντισμό στους αγώνες του Ρίο κάνοντα και ρεκόρ αγώνων!


Calgarian Alister McQueen wins Paralympic silver in men’s javelin

Calgary’s Alister McQueen won a silver medal for Canada in the men’s javelin throw Friday at the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro.

McQueen placed second in the F44 javelin event with a throw of 55.56 metres. 81 more words


Adam Boyle medals

Congratulations to Adam Boyle who won silver in the javelin at the UK School Games at Loughborough University. And then to round off the weekend, he travelled to Bedford and competed  in the UK Youth Development League final for Team Glasgow and won gold!


3 More Athletics Myths You Should Know

Be Aware of these 3 Myths When Coaching Young Athletes

In 3 Common Athletics Myths You Should Know I discussed how lots of myths and misconceptions surround the rules and coaching of athletics events, and then went about “busting” three of these myths. 590 more words

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Javelin Gold

Adam Boyle won a gold medal in the Under 17 Javelin at the England Athletics U17 and U15 Championships at Bedford on August 27th and 28th. 21 more words