You will need a steady hand, and a strong arm as you let fly! You will need a steady hand, and a strong arm as you let fly! And the best defense against burpees: Practice.

I’ve successfully completed the spear throwing obstacle in the Spartan Race twice and would like to share the technique I used to do it.

Failure Modes: Spear does not stick into the spearman or it is touching the ground.

The spear can not be touching the ground. You may not be able to become the perfect spear thrower overnight, but these tips will definitely make your technique much better and I encourage that you practice the actual throw (which I’ll show you) so you can become better at it.

You will need a steady hand, and a strong arm as you let fly! The spear can not be touching the ground.

Spartan Race Spear Throw Tutorial.

Spartan Pro Team member Shawn Feiock teaches you how to properly throw a spear. You will need a steady hand, and a strong arm as you let fly! Racer Instructions: One attempt to throw the spear and have it stick into the spearman (wood or hay).

Failure Modes: Spear does not stick into the spearman or it is touching the ground.

From the start some people will pick this up naturally and with a couple of tosses during an open heat they have it down.

The spear can not be touching the ground.

The spear can not be touching the ground. Description: Unleash your inner Spartan at our trademark obstacle. Racer Instructions: One attempt to throw the spear and have it stick into the spearman (wood or hay).

Racer Instructions: One attempt to throw the spear and have it stick into the spearman (wood or hay).

The Spear Throw is a staple of Spartan Races and one of the obstacles that is unique to them. Because, well, burpees.

Step 1: Materials . When I first wrote this post, I only had 3 obstacle course races under my belt (now quite a few more), but was trying to nab a coin for the Spartan World Championship. Description: Unleash your inner Spartan at our trademark obstacle. You will need a steady hand, and a strong arm as you let fly! Add Tip Ask Question Comment Download. It’s a simple obstacle, you walk up to a target and get one chance to throw a crude spear into a hay bale that is representing something like the torso of an enemy. Or at least that’s what I’m telling myself.

Spartan Pro Team member Shawn Feiock teaches you how to properly throw a spear.

Du scheiterst, wenn: Spear does not stick into the spearman or it is touching the ground. The spear can not be touching the ground. Unleash your inner Spartan at our trademark obstacle. Spartan racers get only one try to hit the target. At a Spartan event only about 14% of participants (on average) are able to hit the target for the spear throw. Failure Modes: Spear does not stick into the spearman or it is touching the ground.

Everything you need to know if you want to make Spartan Spear at home for your next Spartan Race or OCR — super easy tutorial, however nailing the throw is on you! Racer Instructions: One attempt to throw the spear and have it stick into the spearman (wood or hay). The Spartan Race spear throw is known as “the burpee maker” for a reason. So here’s how I made a Spartan Race spear. Racer Instructions: One attempt to throw the spear and have it stick into the spearman (wood or hay). Now it’s hard. .