Imported from USA
In a straightforward, easy-to-understand style, one of America s most respected coaches reviews the proper fundamentals
and techniques for throwing the javelin. Coaching the Javelin also features an explanation and demonstration of learning
sequences and practical drills that can be used to help both the coach and the athlete better understand how to throw
the javelin properly.
Among the topics covered:
Alternative styles of throwing
Model throw analysis
About the Actor
Tom Pagani is a former U.S. Olympic team coach, who has had an encompassing and successful 47-year career in
track and field initially as an athlete and subsequently as a coach. He has coached in the Ivy League, Big 10, Pac 10,
and WAC conferences, producing numerous conference champions and All-Americans at the Division 1 NCAA level. The
coaching honors he has received in his illustrious career include chairing the Olympic Development Committee for the
shot put, and serving as either an assistant or head coach for the Olympic Sports Festival, the U.S. Junior National
Team, the World University Games, and the 1988 U.S. Olympic Team.
See all Editorial Reviews (