12th Annual Rich DeStefano
Javelin Technique Clinic
March 20-21, 2004
Cheshire High School
Cheshire, CT
Men and Women
Grades 9-12, Collegiate, Open Athletes & Coaches

Clinic phone: 203-407-0252
e-mail:

richard.destefano@yale.edu <mailto:richard.destefano@yale.edu>website: www.eteamz.com/extremetechnique

SAMPLE SCHEDULE

DAY 1
10:00-10:15 Application Process & Introduction Meet the staff & Group assignments
10:15-12:30 Event Techniques Sessions I & II
12:30-1:15 Lunch & Video Tape Analysis
1:15-1:45 Guest Speaker- TBA
1:45-2:45 Strengthening and Conditioning
2:45-3:00 Day 1 Wrap-up

DAY 2
10:00-10:30 Elite Invite Exhibition
10:30-10:45 Day 2 Introduction
10:45-12:30 Event Techniques Sessions I & II
12:30-1:15 Lunch & Video Tape Analysis Session
1:15 - 1:45 Guest Speaker- TBA 1:45-2:45 Group Throwing Session
2:45-3:00 Day 2 Wrap-up

ABOUT THE CLINICS
The Rich DeStefano Javelin Technique Clinics are designed to educate and direct athletes on attaining the correct techniques used in throwing the javelin. Instruction will be geared from basics to advanced techniques. The main focus of the clinics include; lead-up drills, strengthening techniques, learn-by-doing strategies, and video tape analysis sessions. The clinics key in on correct body positioning, kinetic awareness, balance, agility and coordination. Clinics will be broken down into beginner, intermediate and advanced groups.

EQUIPMENT
Athletes should bring the following:
Running sneakers
Throwing spikes/shoes
Workout clothing
Personal corrective equipment (i.e., ankle, knee, elbow braces) Lunch for both days

Clinic will provide javelins, training equipment, bathrooms, athletic trainer, indoor/outdoor throwing & training facilities and weight room. Clinic will be held rain, snow, sleet or shine.

LODGING
Cheshire Welcome Inn, 1106 S Main St, Cheshire, CT 06410, (203-272-3244)

Directions to Cheshire High School

FROM NEW HAVEN AND SOUTH:

Take I-91 North to Exit 10. Take Route 40 Connector to end. Go right off exit, north on Route 10. After you pass Dunkin Donuts (left) & McDonald's (right), go 1/2 mile and Cheshire High School is on your left. Pull in driveway and drive to the back of the school. Park and track is to the rear of school.

FROM HARTFORD AND NORTH:

Take I-91 South to I-691 Connector in Meriden. Take I-691 West until Exit 3. Go left off exit and proceed south on Route 10 for about 5 miles into Cheshire center. Go passed Town Hall (left), Seven Eleven (left) and Cheshire High School is at bottom of hill on right Pull in driveway and drive to the back of the school. Park and track is to the rear of school.

Who's been to the RDJT Clinics?
22 All-State Throwers, 14 All-New England Throwers, 9 All-American Throwers

ABOUT THE STAFF

DIRECTOR
RICH DESTEFANO In coaching dozens of clinics and camps all over the United States, Rich has helped produce some of our nations top high school, collegiate, and open javelin throwers of past and present. By being both a coach and a competitor, Rich has a distinct understanding of what it takes to be on top of the javelin field and provides knowledge and skills that he himself uses to excel.
Bio:
'00 U.S. Olympic Team Trials
Best U.S. ranking of #11 in '00
PR of 73.48M
2004 Olympic Games Hopeful
Past coach of Ann Crouse- Former American record holder
and current coach of Kateema Reittie- 2x NCAA Division II champion

TENTATIVE 2004 STAFF
MARK FLETCHER, M.D.
'00 U.S. Olympic Trials
'98 Goodwill Games Finalist
'97 World University Games Team
PR of 75.36M

RON MCCONNELL
'96 U.S. Olympic Trials
PR of 73M
2002 USA Track & Field Masters Champ

CRIS SAGNELLA
2x NCAA Div I All-American
2x NCAA Div II All-American
Finished 7th at the '96 Olympic Trials.
Has a lifetime PR of 74.40M
Currently the Head Coach of '01& '02
State Class T& F Champions Hyde Leadership H.S., CT

KRIS THERIUALT
4x NCAA Division III- All American
NCAA Division III Champion- '96
Currently holds the Division III with a personal best throw of 73.84M
2x NCSA Strength and Conditioning All-American

TENTATIVE 2004 GUEST SPEAKER LINE-UP

MARK FLETCHER, M.D.
Topic: "Medical Aspects of Effective Training and Throwing"

ANNA NORGREN-MAHON
Topic: "Putting It All Into Perspective"
Ranked #1 in the U.S. & #4 in the World- Hammer 2002
'02 U.S. National Champion
'00 U.S. Olympic Trials Finalist
'01 World Championships Team
PR of 71.64M

"Rich has trained & coached with many of our nations top throwers and has seen the most up to date training methods and techniques. He can help anyone." Tom Pukstys, American Record Holder, 285'10"

REGISTRATION FORM

12th Annual Rich DeStefano
Javelin Technique Clinic
March 20TH AND 21ST,2004

CLINIC APPLICATION
(Please print and fill out all sections)

NAME_______________________________________________________________ ADDRESS____________________________________________________________ CITY__________________________________ STATE______ ZIP______________ PHONE# (h) ( )_______________ EMERGENCY PHONE # ( )_______________ SCHOOL/CLUB__________________________ AGE____ BEST THROW _________ E-MAIL ADDRESS:___________________________________________________WAIVER
In case of injury or medical emergency, I hereby authorize RDJTC to act for me according to their best judgment in any emergency requiring medical attention and I hereby waive the clinic from all the emergency liability for injury or for illness incurred at the clinic. Signature____________________________________ Date__________

Parent's signature (if under 18)___________________________________ Date__________

2 day session for athletes/coaches
$80- Pre-registration due by March 1st
$100- Day of clinic registration
$65 per athlete for team of 5 or more

Please make checks payable to: Rich DeStefano

All registered athletes receive RDJTC T-shirts & giveaways by adidas

Please complete and return to:
Rich DeStefano
124 Central Ave.
Hamden, CT 06517

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