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Javelin Masterclass - Anders Borgstrom

From Saturday 23 October 2021 -  09:00
To Sunday 24 October 2021 - 17:00

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Leevale AC Javelin Mastherclass with Anders Borgstrom

MTU Track & Leevale High Performance Centre

Saturday October 23rd & Sunday October 24th 2021


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Leevale AC is holding anotherjavelin coaches Master Class weekend, on Saturday and Sunday next, October 23rd & 24th, with Swedish coach Anders

Anders was the Swedish National Javelin Coach from 1971-1998, and was leader of the biomechanics throwing events crew at the
World Championships in Goteborg in 1995.

He has been extensively involved in Nordic Sports development of new and improved javelin models from 1973 to the present day.

He is an expert commentator on athletics, appearing on Eurosport for 16 seasons (1999-2014), after acting in a similar role on SVT in 1998

Anders has lectured at coaching courses and seminars as an IAAF Lecturer at the lAAF's development centres in Jakarta and Cairo. In addition, at the invitation of the IAAF and National Federations, he has delivered guest lectures and clinics in the USA, England, Scotland, Belgium, Hungary, Nigeria, New Zealand, Australia, Fiji, Germany and Norway. The lectures have usually focused on the throwing disciplines, javelin throwing in particular

In 2019 he was presented with a European Athletics Member Federation Award by Swedish Athletics. From 2016 to 2020, Anders has worked with the athletic federation in Chinese Taipei, where two of his athletes won Gold and Bronze javelin medals at the World University Games (Cheng Chao-tsun with an Asian record of 91.36m)

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In 2021 he was a panellist at the first European Athletics Coaches Association’s Virtual Olympic Coaches Club



Saturday 23rd October
Morning - Throwing - MTU Track
Evening -  Leevale AC High Performance Centre
Athlete Throwing Analysis Q&A

Sunday 23rd October

Morning - Leevale AC High Performance Centre
How To Coach Javelin
Strength & Conditioning For Javelin


Javelin MasterClass Fees

•    €150 for athletes
•    €100 for coaches
Where an athlete accompanies a coach, the cost for both is €150


For further details, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or any Leevale AC member


There will be a dinner with Anders for coaches on Saturday evening - all welcome


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