From 26.02. From March 12th to 12th, 2022, the national javelin throwing elite met for the first training course in 2022. As in previous years, the goal was the Turkish coast. In the Gloria Sports Arena, the foundations for a successful 2022 season were laid in changeable weather conditions.
True to the motto athletes are made in winter, we are already in the middle of preparation training for the 2022 season towards my self-formulated big goal Paris 2024. The current aim is to build up a high level of fitness, i.e. training for training, so to speak.
How to throw the javelin – Episode 4 – Basic throwing exercises
How to throw the javelin | #3 | The grip
Javelin technique – The block
Some time ago I asked you on my Instagram channel about your interest in technical insights, the feedback was gigantic and I decided to give you more insight into the technique of javelin throwing on my blog.
Training camp in South Africa successfully completed
Almost traditionally, the German javelin throwing team is traveling for 14 days in warm climates. As in 2018, the road led us to South Africa, more precisely the university town of Potchefstroom. For me it was about the transition of winter training into the content of the more specific season preparation.
Coaching weekend in Gothenburg
On the weekend, my trainer Harro Schwuchow, veteran Petra Felke with son Tom and I were in Gothenburg. Javelin development in Sweden was on the to-do list. 100 athletes and coaches came and experienced coaching of the extra class.
Javelin Coaching Masterclass in Boulouris 2018
For the past two days I have been working on the beautiful French South Coast with highly motivated talents and coaches. Javelin throw and mindset training in a Mediterranean ambience. See more in the video
How to throw the javelin – The run up
It’s like many things, with a little momentum it just gets better. It’s the same in javelin throwing too. Today we look at how to get optimal momentum for the long throw. The javelin throw run up is less complex than the throw itself, but has great potential and different sources of error.
NSAF Javelin Gold Clinic – Phoenix 2018
The NSAF, a US non-profit organization for the promotion of young athletes, organizes different events each season in order to promote the athletes to the top of the world. Under the direction of Tom Pukstys, multiple US Champion with the spear, this time it went to Phoenix in the sun of Arizona. Beside me was also Raymond Hecht, former world-class athlete, in the coaching team.