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Illustrated Javelin Throwing Technique

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Introduction
Illustrated Javelin Throwing Technique

Christian Nicolay

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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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