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Illustrated Javelin Throwing Technique

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Preparing for Acceleration
Illustrated Javelin Throwing Technique

Will Hamlyn-Harris

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Hold the javelin high, over your right shoulder (for a right-handed thrower), with your elbow up and pointed forward. The javelin is aimed in the target direction with the point tipped slightly down.
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