The European Javelin Symposium 21-22 November 2015 in Tanhuvaara

Symposium has now 170 registered participants from 18 different countries! (at 13 Nov 2015)

Modern Javelin Throwing

The Finnish Athletics Federation, the European Athletics Association and Tanhuvaara Sports Institute together will be organizing a seminar offering coaching knowledge from top experts. The seminar will include presentations on diverse javelin training methods, starting with the very first steps and ending at the top. Experts in medical science and physical therapy will contribute also, providing fascinating insight into muscle care and prevention of sport injuries.

Presenting experts:

Mika Lehtimäki
• Program Manager of the Olympic Committee’s Peak-Phase Program
Thomas Röhler
• German champion in 2012–2015, record-holder (89.27 m)
Harro Schwuchow
• Thomas Röhler’s coach
Petteri Piironen
• coach to Julius Yego and Ihab El Sayed Ablelrahman, among others, and
strength and conditioning coach for the Ilves Hockey league team
Ilkka Tulikoura
• MD – specialist in orthopedic and trauma surgery
Jarmo Ahonen
• physiotherapist and writer
Sami Kalaja
• director of the Research Institute for Olympic Sports (KIHU)
Riku Valleala
• communications manager and researcher for the Research Institute
for Olympic Sports
Toni Keränen
• holder of Finland’s junior record (83.29 m) and 2nd in the world rankings
Timo Keränen
• coach to javelin-thrower Toni Keränen
Kimmo Kinnunen
• coach for the Finnish Athletics Federation

Symposium flyer (PDF)

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