The Thrower's Page
The Thrower's Page

EVENTS
Shot
Discus
Hammer
Javelin
Weight

STATISTICS
Rankings
Age
Combos
Both hands
Other

FACILITIES
Layout
Sectors
Indoor
Outdoor
Insert
Racks
Overlapping
Repair

OPINION
Chip
Handle
Specs
Doping
Measuring

TRAINING
Training
Charting

INFORMATION
Shoes
Paint your disc
Short wires
Physics
Pants
Youth
High School
College
Wt. pentathlon

Links
FAQ
About
E-mail


The Thrower's Page

Since March 1996, the first website dedicated to the athletics (track and field) throwing events.


ORIGINAL CONTENT:

The events:
Shot Put | Discus Throw | Hammer Throw | Javelin Throw | Weight Throw

Statistics:
Rankings of collegiate throwing programs, all divisions.
Absolute age records: the best by age.
Event combinations: the best at two or more throwing events.
Both hands: ambidextrous throwing records.
Other events: odd throwing events, siblings, etc.

Throwing Facilities:
Layout of outdoor track facilities, including throwing sectors.
How to mark sectors.
Indoor throwing facilities construction.
Outdoor circle construction.
Make a hammer insert.
Make implement storage racks.
Overlapping sector layout for throwing the hammer from a fixed cage.
Repair or resurface an existing circle.

Opinion:
The future of throwing measurement: using chips.
Weight and Hammer Handle Considerations: and the proposed rule change that was scrapped.
Future implements specifications: My recommendations for weight changes.
Future Doping Protocol: A shift to a level playing field.
Measuring Long Throws: To what degree of significance.

Training:
Training Basics: conditioning and technique.
Charting personal records: Examples on how to graph distances of implements of various weights using a spreadsheet.

Information:
Throwing Shoe buying guide
Paint your disci contrasting halves for visibility.
Make short wires out of broken hammer wires.
The physics of throwing: The relationship between force, velocity, time of flight, and angle of release.
Make "Thrower's Pants" out of ordinary sweat pants.
Youth throwers.
High School throwers.
College Guide for high school throwers: "Am I good enough for a scholarship?", and other questions answered.
Using NCAA qualifying standards for scoring weight pentathlons.


Links to websites related to throwing and track & field.

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