ACTIVITIES AND SUPPORT FOR ALL INVOLVED WITH THROWS IN WA

Held at the WA Athletics Stadium, our training groups are an inclusive and supportive environment catering for athletes of all levels. The group includes talent identified juniors, state champions, national champions and world champions, as well as beginners of all ages. Come down for specialist coaching for Hammer, Shot put, Discus and Javelin. Coaching is under the watchful eye of Head Coach, Lindsey Glass and Assistant Coach Glenn Bartlett, as well as the wealth of talented and experienced throwers.

Training is at your own pace. A training programme can be provided to aid your development, and tailored to your skill level and your goals.

  • Sunday – 9am to 12 noon
  • Tuesday – 5pm to 6.30pm
  • Thursday – 5pm to 6.30pm
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Our coaches and athletes are available to provide specialist coaching clinics across the Throws disciplines of Track and Field. Available for Senior Athletics Clubs, Little Athletics Clubs, Schools and other special interest groups interesting in learning or improving their throwing skills.

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This clinic is most suitable for teachers and parents looking to improve their skills as a throws coach and to improve their knowledge of coaching fundamental throwing techniques. The WATC coaching team provide accredited and experienced coaches to participants, with the view to improving grassroots level throwing techniques.

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Undertaken in conjunction with the WA Officials Club, the WATC can provide practical training for grassroots level officials to provide insights into officiating the throws disciplines.

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Dedicated coaches, officials and athletes working together

Lindsey Glass

With over 25 years of experience as a throws coach and official, what Lindsey Glass doesn’t know about throwing, isn’t much. Arguably one of the most successful coaches in WA, Lindsey has coached people of all ages to reach their potential.WA’s premier hammer coach, Lindsey is a skilled coach across all disciplines.

As an official, Lindsey’s technical knowledge and capability in administrating and officiating events is World Class.

Glenn Bartlett

Another of our experienced coaches, Glenn’s speciality is shot put, however is also very experienced and knowledgeable on all other throws as well. With a capability to coach most of the common shot put techniques, Glenn is skilled at guiding his athletes to maximise their strengths and push them towards their goals.

Also, a world class official with a wealth of experience in officiating and administering throws events from grassroots level to the world stage.

Tom Gravestock

One of our very successful Masters athletes, who combines his significant number of years throwing with his extensive teaching career to reach his athletes and help develop them to their full potential. A discus specialist who has become an all-rounder to maintain his competitiveness in the Throws Pentathlon.

RESOURCES

Rules of Competition

Fundamentals Coaching

Facilities and Equipment Technical Guide

Officials Accreditation

WE’RE HERE TO HELP YOUR NEXT THROWS COMPETITION!