How to Throw a Javelin Step by Step


Javelin Throw is a sport that is a part of many major sports championships and in it the athlete needs to run and then throw a javelin stick and the far the javelin stick reaches, the more points will be generated for the player. In order to be a good javelin athlete, you simply need to follow some easy to learn rules and you are sorted. In order to learn how to throw a javelin, you may follow the tips that we are mentioning here.

How to Throw a Javelin Step by Step

How to Throw a Javelin Step by Step

1. Learn How to Grip the Pole perfectly:-

In order to go for a perfect javelin delivery, you will first of all need to learn how to grip the pole perfectly. Simply place the pole in front of your hand and then keeping your palm up, you are to keep it holding to the back of the cord and then throw it eventually keeping the grip placed around the center of gravity of the pole.

2. Have a Run-Up:-

Now, after you have perfectly learnt the actual way of holding a javelin, you are now suggested to have a run-up and this run up will follow you to project the javelin in the desired direction. In order to have a run up, you may first of all begin with warm up though there is no need to work with the speed in case of javelin but still somewhat control over it is not bad for health as well.

3. Now Throw the Javelin in A Perfect Way:-

When you begin running from the start line, you should keep the foul point in your mind and you are to have a step less than the foul point so that you may not meet a foul that may make you secure a negative point and then you may go for a projectile and that too without making a foul keeping the javelin throw rules in mind.

4. Keep the Angle perfect:-

The angle that you make while you project the Javelin stick should be in such a way that it reaches the farthest point. Making a point somewhat less or more may increase or decrease the level of javelin from ground and thus the javelin may fall much earlier than what it is required to fall on ground, which is why we will advise you to make a projection at such an angle that it is neither too close not too above the ground level.

5. Delivery Needs To Be Made Flawless:-

The delivery of javelin needs to be made flawless and this can be achieved with regular and constant practice. You need to work and develop your strength as well as stability through regular practice in order to go for the regular and continuous fortification of yourself and this way learning out of the mistakes that you make, one day you will surely become a flawless javelin throw expert.