Program

Friday November 16th
14.00            Registration Quality Hotel Royal Corner
15.30            Transport from Hotel to Arenastaden
16.00-16.15   Welcome
16.15-17.45    Discus practical / Hammer practical
                     Vesteinn Hafsteinsson (DISCUS) and Tore Gustafsson (HAMMER)                     
                     The speakers will present how they work the technical part in their respective  
                     events using athletes as models in a practical session and around the 
                     throwing  circles. The two sessions will be held separately at the same time.
17.45-18.00   Break
18.00-19.30   Strength and Conditioning Discus / Hammer
                      Vesteinn Hafsteinsson (DISCUS) and Tore Gustafsson (HAMMER)
                      The speakers will present how they work the physical part of their respective events
                      in a gym practical session. The two sessions will be held separately at the same time.
20.00            DINNER at Hotel
21.00-22.30  Speakers available at hotel in evening for discussions

Saturday November 17th
09.00-10.30  Szymon Ziolkowski - Hammer
                      Olympic and World Champion Szymon Ziolkowski will talk about his philosophy
                      related to how he trained for the hammer in his career. 
10.30-11.00     Break
11.00-12.30     Theory Discus
                       Vesteinn Hafsteinsson will talk about the technical theory of the discus throw.
                       Examples from the athletes he has coached.
12.30-14.00    Lunch During lunchtime: Sport companies present products
14.00-15.30    Jerome Simian - Discus
                       Jerome will talk about the training of French discus star Melina Robert-Michon
                       throughout her career.
15.30-16.00    Break
16.00-17.30    Theory Hammer
                       Tore Gustafsson will talk about the technical theory of the hammer throw. 
                       Examples from the athletes he has coached.
17.30-18.00     Break
18.00-18.30     Biomechanics - Shaun Pickering
                        The topic will cover the results of biomechanical testing and findings at the 2017
                        World Championships in the discus and hammer.
18.30-19.00    LinnĂ©us University
                       Jesper Augustsson, professor at Department of Sport Science Faculty of Social
                       Sciences, will talk about recent findings in the area of strength training related to
                       throwing events.  
19.00              Dinner
20.00-21.00   Question & answer session
                       After dinner, all speakers are available for questions & answer session

Sunday November 18th
09.00-10.30   Planning training Discus
                       Vesteinn Hafsteinsson will talk about how to plan training for the discus throw.
10.30-11.00     Break
11.00-12.30     Planning traning Hammer
                       Tore Gustafsson will talk about how to plan training for the hammer throw. 
12.30              Thanks and Lunch