Without a Block You Do Not Have a Good Throw

by Reinhard Van zyl
Without a Block You Do Not Have a Good Throw


The block is an essential part of any javelin thrower's technique, but many talented throwers have difficulty using it appropriately. Exactly what does the block do? The block Foot points in the throwing direction or even slightly outward to propel the athlete's energy and movement through the body, in order to have an effective throw. The block gives the athlete a strong foundation. If the block doesn't work well, it will reflect on the throw. 

In this course, Reinhard Van Zyl discusses the importance of having a good block. He breaks down the proper placement and positioning of the body. He finishes with a throughout Q&A. 

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The Coach

Reinhard Van Zyl is a South African male javelin thrower, who won an individual gold medal at the Youth World Championships. 

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