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London 2012 Training Guide Athletics - Field Events
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This training book is the perfect introduction to the Olympic Athletics field events and will prove an indispensable guide for both the keen beginner and club athlete. Written by leading athletics journalist, Jason Henderson, and illustrated with over 50 specially commissioned diagrams, this official book gives an overview of each field event and covers training safety, tactics and techniques, and standards of performance to aim for. Whether you are a beginner who simply wants to try a new sport or a budding Olympian who dreams of one day winning a gold medal, this concise and easy-to-use book will take you to the next level.
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Table of Contents

Foreword by Jonathan Edwards CBE; Introduction; Getting Started; Know the Field; The Events: (Overview / History / Equipment / Warming Up and Cooling down / Training Safety / Techniques / Teaching Steps / Troubleshooting / Personal Assessment / Suggested Standards of Performance) High jump, Pole vault, Long jump, Triple jump, Shot put, Discus throw, Hammer throw and Javelin throw.

Foreword by Jonathan Edwards CBE; Introduction; Getting Started; Know the Field; The Events: (Overview / History / Equipment / Warming Up and Cooling down / Training Safety / Techniques / Teaching Steps / Troubleshooting / Personal Assessment / Suggested Standards of Performance) High jump, Pole vault, Long jump, Triple jump, Shot put, Discus throw, Hammer throw and Javelin throw.

About the Author

Jason Henderson is Editor of the respected Athietics Weekly and has covered three Olympic Games, three Commonwealth Games and a multitude of European and World Track and Field championships for the Sunday Times, The Observer, The Times and The Guardian.

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