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Javelin Masterclass with Steve Backley
03 Feb 2006 14:48

UK Athletics’ Throws Event Management Group are delighted to announce that three times Olympic medallist Steve Backley will be hosting a javelin masterclass at Loughborough University on Saturday 4 March.

This unique masterclass sponsored by the Ron Pickering Memorial Fund is open to both athletes and coaches. Places are limited to one hundred and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

The programme for the day is as follows:

9.30am      Registration and tea / coffee

10.00am    Theory of javelin technique

10.55am    Break

11.00am    Theory of training for javelin

11.30am    Questions & Answers

12 noon      Lunch – bring a packed lunch

1.00pm       Practical throwing session

2.30pm       Practical - Medicine Ball & other specialist exercises

3.00pm       Questions & Answers

3.30pm       Conclusion

Applications with a cheque for £5 (payable to UK Athletics) and a SAE should be sent to Carolyn Franks, 23 Salisbury Avenue, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 3BT. The closing date for applications is Wednesday 22 February.

Click here to download a booking form.

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