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13 Nov 2015

2015 NZ Throws Conference

2015 NZ Throws Conference

Author: Comms Admin  /  Categories: Events, Track & Field, National, Auckland  / 

Event date: 13/11/2015 - 15/11/2015 Export event

Date 13-15 November 2015
Venue AUT Millennium,  17 Antares Place, Rosedale,  Auckland
Schedule Conference Programme  (5 November 2015)

Key Note Presentations from:

  • Koji Murofushi - Olympic & World Champion Hammer Thrower & Associate Proffessor at Chukyo University, Japan. Sports Director of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
  • Don BabbitThrows Coach at University of Georgia. Coach of Adam Nelson - Olympic & World Champion, Shot Put, Reese Hoffa (World Champion, Shot Put) & Breaux Greer (USA Record Holder, Javelin). 

Conference will include a mix of practical, theory and event-specific sessions. Athletes should come prepared to throw! Final schedule to be released on this page by the end of September.

The conference will commence with refreshments and an introduction on the evening of Friday 13th November at 7pm, in the Commonwealth Room at AUT Millennium. 

Morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner (Saturday only) will be provided, with the conference closing at approximately 2pm on Sunday. Shuttles to Auckland Airport will depart MISH at 3:00pm on Sunday so best to book flights with a 4:30pm departure or later.

Registration for the conference can be done via the link below. Stay tuned to this page for updates as they are released!

Throws Conference Promo clip
Didier Poppe Part 1: Picture Show
Didier Poppe Part 2: Hammer Practicals

Simon Pearson and the HPSNZ Biomechanics team have chopped and catalogued heaps of excellent quality throws footage from Saturday afternoon (Shot Put, Hammer & Discus) Download videos here
Throws T-Shirt OFFER EXTENDED!  Everyone who registers for the conference by 31 October will receive a free NZ Throws T-Shirt

Contact Dale Stevenson
High Performance Throws Coordinator

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