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Javelin Throwing Camps

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What a better way to practice your javelin throwing techniques by attending ThrowsLab Javelin Throwing Camps. The coaches will help guide you to throw the javelin to your skill level potential and furthermore it is a way to fast-track your throwing progress and hit more PRs in less time. The ThrowsLab coaches will help you with fine tuning the combination of speed, power and techniques. They will give instruction on proper grip, positioning of the body, as well, positioning of …
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How to choose a javelin

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Choose a javelin to help you reach your performance goals. Your javelin selection criteria changes overtime as you advance with their skill. It is not a one size fits all notion. It is not like purchasing a baseball which comes in one size. There are many facets to consider like gender, skill level, budget before making a purchase of a javelin. It is common for athletes to carry approximately 3 or more javelins with them at an event as their …
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The Nelco lo-spin discus

Simply stated, Nelco is the most trusted discus brand on the market today. Founded in 1942, Nelco has been manufacturing discuses used by first time throwers and Olympians alike. You will find a Nelco discus in every throwing competition. One of the things that sets Nelco apart from its competition is its pursuit of discus innovation. Over the last several years, the engineers at Nelco have been exploring the optimum weight distribution to achieve the furthest flight. Even with all …
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Track and field equipment

Track and field sports are essentially broken down into three categories: track events, field events, and combined events. Field events are further divided into jumping or throwing events. No matter your track and field event of choice, ThrowsLab has all the equipment you will need to help you perform your best. We offer a huge selection of track and field merchandise in our online store. From javelins and discuses to starting blocks and hurdles and everything in between, ThrowsLab is …
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The Nelco discus for your farthest throw

Nelco Discus

Simply stated, Nelco is the most trusted discus brand on the market today. Founded in 1942, Nelco has been manufacturing discuses used by first time throwers and Olympians alike. You will find a Nelco discus in every throwing competition. One of the things that sets Nelco apart from its competition is its pursuit of discus innovation. Over the last several years, the engineers at Nelco have been exploring the optimum weight distribution to achieve the furthest flight. Visit ThrowsLab’s updated …
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Discus track and field shoes

Throwing Shoes

In order to perform your best at the track and field throwing sports, you need to put in the practice hours, get the best coaching, and choose the right gear. Regardless of your track and field throwing event, selecting the best shoe will definitely help you get your farthest throw. There are many different shoe styles and brands to consider when selecting the best shoe to help you maximize your throwing distance. Whether you select a shoe from Nike, Adidas …
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Choosing the right discus rim weight to get the farthest throw

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Selecting the right discus can be complicated. There are many different options and things like discus rim weight and meter rating to consider. Both the rims and side plates are made from different materials. Some discuses have a metal washer in the middle and some don’t. There are a bunch of different name brands out there too. Is one better than the other? How much should you spend? Visit ThrowsLab’s updated online store, and let us help you select the …
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Throwing Discus

shot put and discus throwing camps

Throwing sports are often misunderstood and are seen as requiring brute force and little else. This misunderstanding is at least in part due to the fact that shotput and discus both require a lot of strength to throw effectively. In truth, both sports require a tremendous amount of skill, but throwing discus is also largely dependent on the quality, type, and weight of the throwing equipment itself. Before you buy your throwing discus, make sure you understand exactly what to …
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Discus Throwing Camps California

shot put and discus throwing camps

Our discus throwing camps in California feature a coach-to-athlete ratio of 7:1, guaranteeing plenty of one-on-one attention for each athlete. The large number of coaches at throws camps enables them to work with every skill level equally. Our coaches are the best, with the record to prove it: you will find ThrowLabs athletes in podium spots from USATF, Junior Olympics, and State, Section and League Championships. Our coaches have tremendous qualifications, but results are what make our camps exceptional. Contact …
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Discus Throwing Camps San José

shot put and discus throwing camps

Our discus throwing camps in San José feature a coach-to-athlete ratio of 7:1, guaranteeing plenty of one-on-one attention for each athlete. The large number of coaches at throws camps enables them to work with every skill level equally. Our coaches are the best, with the record to prove it: you will find ThrowLabs athletes in podium spots from USATF, Junior Olympics, and State, Section and League Championships. Our coaches have tremendous qualifications, but results are what make our camps exceptional. …
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