Hammer throwing

Equipment for throwing the hammer

The throwing hammer is part of the individual disciplines of athletics. The goal of this sport is to get the most distance from competitors to win the competition.
So let’s see the equipment needed for the throwing hammer.
The protagonist of this discipline is obviously the hammer. The hammer for the throwing of the hammer consists essentially of three parts. The head, a cord and a handle. The spherical head can be made of solid iron, brass or other metal material, the cable is made with a steel wire and serves to join the head to the handle. Moving on to the latter, the handle for throwing the hammer must be solid, with a curved handle and that facilitates the grip, ensuring at the same time safety.
In addition to the hammer, during workouts or competitions of throwing the hammer, it is important to be provided with the right protections. First a field that must host hammer throwing competitions is essential both equipped with a cage, which develops on the sides of the platform to protect, spectators and judges of the race from any possible mishap.
Thinking instead of the athlete and his protection are indispensable, of the protective gloves to be worn only on the hand in direct contact with the handle of the hammer and specific shoes that allow a good cushioning and allow the necessary swirling before the throwing of the hammer.

Art. A589/A

Hammer kg. 3

Art. A589/B

Hammer kg. 4

Art. A589

Hammer kg. 5

Art. A590

Hammer kg. 6

Art. A591

Hammer kg. 7,26

Art. A595/F

Wire for hammer

Art. A597

Hammer rack

Art. A601/1

Reducing throwing circle

Hammer throwing: technical specifications and skills

The throwing hammer, is a discipline both male and female in which the athlete tries to throw as far as possible the metal sphere, called hammer.
Now let’s see how the launch preparation and the launch itself takes place.
The athlete is positioned at the bottom of the circle of the platform and begins the exercise by performing a series of rotations, turning the hammer over the head. Next we start with the preparatory steps for throwing the hammer. The athlete gives a push with one foot, resting on the tip, while with the other, resting the heel on the ground, pivots on the ground helping in the rotation. So for a series of turns until the final pass, at the end of which the hammer is left for throwing.
The throwing of the hammer is considered valid only if the tool goes down and stops within the margins that delimit the fall sector.
Artisport offers a series of hammers for the throwing of the hammer of different weights. If you do not find what you are looking for in the catalogue, contact us for more information and we will study a customized quote according to your needs.

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