How to Teach Kids a Javelin Run-Up (Part 2)
The videos demonstrate the teaching progressions from a three-stride walking throw to a full approach. We also see some run-up drills and learn about some common faults.
Javelin Coaching – Run Up Part 1
This first video demonstrates the teaching of a walking three-stride throw, a more rhythmic three-stride throw, and a five-stride throw.
Javelin Coaching – Run Up Part 2
This video demonstrates the teaching of a longer run-up, starting with the javelin in a carry position.
Javelin Coaching – Run Up Part 3
I like the simplicity of these videos and the fact that we are seeing a coach in action with an athlete. The teaching stages progress logically and reflect what I wrote about in How To Teach Kids A Javelin Run-Up.
Now you try it!
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