TFA304. Throwing Event Specialist Certification – Denver

Event Phone: 504-599-8900


Part 1 (Sport Sciences) will be taught online via Zoom & Part 2 (Event Specific) will be taught in-person at the Gaylord Rockies in Denver, CO

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

Monday, November 27th & Tuesday, November 28th from 10:30am – 1:30pm (Central)


Monday, December 4th & Tuesday, December 5th from 6pm – 9pm (Central)

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

Saturday, December 9th from 8am – 10pm (Mountain)

Sunday, December 10th from 8am – 10pm (Mountain)

Monday, December 11th from 8am – 12pm (Mountain)

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


Part 1 (online) – Nov 27 & 28, 10:30am-1:30pm (Central) OR Dec 4 & 5, 6pm-9pm (Central)

Part 2 (in-person) – Dec 9, 8am-10pm AND Dec 10, 8am-10pm AND Dec 11, 8am-12pm (Mountain)


Part 1 (online) – Taught via Zoom

Part 2 (in-person) – Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center

6700 N Gaylord Rockies Blvd, Aurora, CO 80019

Course Fee:

Member Fee – $450

Non-Member Fee – $500

Instructors: Derek Yush, Michele Curcio

Deadline: Course registration closes at 11:55pm (Central) on Friday, November 24th. On-site registration WILL NOT be available.

Questions: Please contact Mary McInnis at

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
     November 27, 2023 - December 11, 2023
     10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Details Price Qty
The TFA304-Denver (Member) ($450.00 (USD)) is available to members only. On Sale
TFA304- Denver (Non-Member)show details + $500.00 (USD)*  

* price does not include taxes


6700 N Gaylord Rockies Blvd, Aurora, Colorado, 80019