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Javelin throw basics

Javelin Throw Basics

New to jav? This is a good place to start. From the grips to basic physics, these articles are sure to get you on your way. 

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Javelin Fitness Benchmarks

Javelin Fitness Benchmarks

How fit do you have to be to throw a jav 70 meters? 80 meters? 90 meters? Take a look at the fitness benchmarks compiled by Korean national coach, Kari Ihalainen to find out.

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what is the jav lab

What is the Jav Lab?

Find out what our mission is, a few topics we will cover, why we are paired with Just Fly Sports, and much more!

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One comment

  1. I’m a javelin thrower in the US. I was curious if you could take a look at a few of my throws and tell me what the distance some of my throws would have been if thrown with optimal angle of attack.

    http://youtu.be/3v43uOWyJKo

    Here is a throw from the past Olympic trials where you can get a good look at my angle of attack.

    It looks like I threw it with somewhere between a 50-65degree angle of attack. The throw went 242 feet.

    Thank you and I look forward to your feedback.

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