TFA304. Throwing Event Specialist Certification (ONLINE)

Event Phone: 504-599-8900


This course will take place in two portions —Sport Sciences and Event Specific— BOTH of which are required to successfully complete the course.

1. For the Sport Sciences portion, you’re required to take 1 of 2 available sections:

June 12th & 13th from 5pm-8pm (Central)


June 19th & 20th from 5pm-8pm (Central)

2. For the Event Specific portion, you’re required to attend all sessions:

Monday, June 26th from 12:30pm-3:30pm & 5pm-8pm (Central)

Tuesday, June 27th from 12:30pm-3:30pm & 5pm-8pm (Central)

Wednesday, June 28th from 12:30pm-3:30pm & 5pm-8pm (Central)

Thursday, June 29th from 12:30pm-3:30pm & 5pm-8pm (Central)

Friday, June 30th from 12:30pm-3:30pm & 5pm-8pm (Central)

*Note that recordings of this course will not be available, live participation (working camera & microphone) is required if you wish to take part.


 Part 1 – Jun 12 & 13, 5pm-8pm (Central) OR Jun 19 & 20, 5pm-8pm (Central)

Part 2 – Jun 26 thru 30, 12:30pm-3:30pm & 5pm-8pm (Central)


Derek Yush & Michele Curcio

Course Fee:

Member Fee – $450

Non-Member Fee – $500

*Space permitting to the first 60 paid registrants, the deadline to register for this course is JUNE 5th, by 11:00pm, Central Time.

The Throws Specialist Certification Course (SCC) is a detailed, 36 hour course that covers all issues in technical coaching of the throwing events. Certification by the USTFCCCA is granted for successfully completing the course and its evaluations. The course is illustrated with pertinent, animated take-home video created specifically for this course, to enhance clarity and understanding. Topics include training theory, periodization of throw training, biomechanics of throwing and the throwing events, training components, training design and administration, peripheral training concerns, implements, technical models, and technical teaching in the glide and rotational shot put, discus, javelin, hammer, and weight throws.

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*Registration must be done under the participant’s account in order to access the course material and exam.

*If you are a non-member who would like to become a member, please complete the Individual Membership form.

  • TFA304. Throwing Event Specialist Certification
     June 12, 2023 - June 30, 2023
     5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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