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Illustrated Javelin Throwing Technique

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Introduction
HELSINKI, FINLAND - AUGUST 09: Christian Nicolay of Germany competes during the men's Javelin Throw qualifier at the 10th IAAF World Athletics Championships on August 9, 2005 in Helsinki, Finland.
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Javelin throwing can be stressful on your arm and shoulder, so proper technique is particularly important in this event. The following introduction to javelin throwing offers a step-by-step description of basic javelin technique. Beginners may want to try all three grips and use the one that feels most comfortable. If you decide to get serious about the javelin, it's a good idea to develop your skills under the guidance of a throwing coach.
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