John Godina Throw Center Training Camp: Don Babbit Joins Staff! release, note by Larry Eder

John Godina, 2008 Reebok  NYC Grand Prix,
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John Godina, one of most experienced throwers in U.S. history, has developed the John Godina Throw Center as well as a series of training clinics. If you are a coach or athlete, we suggest you just hop the Greyhound bus and get down to the nearest one!

Godina know how to throw and has been teaching throwers how to train, how to throw and how be better throwers. This note announces that Don Babbitt, one of our best coaches on throwing in our country, will be working with John on coaching clinics.

If we were suggesting gently before, now, we will tell you. This is
a must go to, so read the info, sign up and tell us all about it!

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Sacramento, CA 95819

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Monday June 27, 2011 at 1:00 PM PDT
Friday July 1, 2011 at 11:00 AM PDT
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Dear L,

Throws icon Don Babbitt makes this the most cohesive and complete elite coaching staff of any throws camp in the country.

Don babbittDon Babbitt has unquestionably established himself as a legend in Throws Coaching.  With 35 Olympians and World Championships competitors (8 Medalists), 11 NCAA Champions and 53 All-Americans, it is no wonder that Coach Babbitt was named the National Coach of the Year in 2003. Coach Babbitt's athlete roster has included:


Reese Hoffa - World Shot Put Champion
Adam Nelson - World Shot Put Champion
Breaux Greer - Javelin American Record
Jason Tunks - Canadian Discus Record Holder
Brad Snyder - Canadian Shot Put Record Holder
Jenny Dahlgren - Argentinian National Hammer Record 
Andras Haklits - Croatian National Hammer Record


Babbitt has written over 50 articles and three book chapters for publications on four continents and in five different languages He has spoken on the throws at clinics in 14 states. Internationally, he has conducted clinics and seminars in Canberra, Australia, Sao Paolo, Brazil, Edmonton, Saskatoon, and Windsor, Canada, Tampere, Finland, Paris, France, Loughborough and London, United Kingdom, Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, San Juan, Puerto Rico, and Taipei, Taiwan. Babbitt is also the Senior Editor for the IAAF Coaches Education Program and is an IAAF Level V Lecturer for the IAAF Throws Academy Course.


Take this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn from Don Babbitt, incredible American Olympians and some of the best throws coaches in the country at the John Godina Throws Camp.  As always, we pride ourselves on the quality of our coaching staff, their selection procedure and their training, and we are confident you will agree. It's time for a week of great throwing and greater fun!


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Thanks for your interest in attending this flagship World Throws Center event.  We look forward to seeing you in Sacramento.




John Godina

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