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Ja'Mar Watson, Arlington, VA Track & Field Coach

Ja'Mar Watson

Track & Field

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Dr. Watson specializes in individualized technique and training for the throwing events. Experience developing athletes at all levels, from youth to olympians. View all coaching experience

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Training Locations
Training Locations
  1. Arlington, VA

Coach is willing to travel up to 50 miles

Packages

1 Online Consultation
Online Training for a single athlete

1 online throws consultation with Dr. Watson.

Session Length: 15 minutes

$1 1 session + one-time fee

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1 Online Video Analysis
Online Training for a single athlete

1 online technical analysis of a throwing events video with Dr. Watson.

Session Length: 5 minutes

$10 1 session + one-time fee

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1 Technical Session
In-Person Training for a single athlete

1 in-person session with Dr. Watson. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 hour

$110 1 session + one-time fee

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1 90min Group Technical Session
In-Person Training for up to 99 athletes

1 in-person group session with Dr. Watson. 90 minute session length

Session Length: 90 minutes

$150 1 session + one-time fee

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1 120min Group Technical Session
In-Person Training for up to 99 athletes

1 in-person group session with Dr. Watson. 120 minute session length

Session Length: 2 hours

$175 1 session + one-time fee

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Complete Throws Package (Online)
Online Training for a single athlete

Complete personalized training program (throwing + lifting + nutrition) with Dr. Watson. Online coaching.

Session Length: 1 minute

$275 1 session + one-time fee

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Complete Throws Package (Hybrid)
In-Person Training for a single athlete

Complete personalized training program (throws + lifting + nutrition) with Dr. Watson. Hybrid: Mostly online with occasional in-person sessions.

Session Length: 1 minute

$520 1 session + one-time fee

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Complete Throws Package (In-Person)
In-Person Training for a single athlete

Complete personalized training program (throwing + lifting + nutrition) with Dr. Watson.

Session Length: 1 minute

$730 1 session + one-time fee

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  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (NY)

  • 10 years

  • Qualified Private Coach
    Passed Coach Course

  • Adults, Kids, Teenagers

  • Throws

  • Shot Put, Javelin, Hammer Throw, Discus

Credentials

  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (NY)

  • 10 years

  • Qualified Private Coach
    Passed Coach Course

Services

  • Adults, Kids, Teenagers

  • Throws

  • Shot Put, Javelin, Hammer Throw, Discus

More About Coach Ja'Mar

Head men’s and women’s throwing events coach and director of strength and conditioning for throwing events in NCAA from 2012-2017. Coached 3 NCAA Championship participants (including 1st male and 1st female NCAA Championship participants in program history) and 16 USTFCCCA All-Region Honors. In 3 outdoor conference championships, coached 3 Conference Champions and 13 Conference Medalists. Assistant NCAA throws coach 2017-2018. Since 2019, private coaching and development of throws programs. In 2019, honored with the 'Investing in the Next Generation Award' "for commitment to closing the skills gap and making a difference in the lives of young people."
Coaching hammer, javelin, shot put, discus, and weight throws. Expertise in holistic athletic coaching, including individualized/personalized training programs (throws + lifting + nutrition), recruiting, student-athlete development, and post-collegiate training.

Former collegiate thrower in the hammer throw, shot put, discus, and weight throw. 3x NCAA Championship participant in the hammer throw, holder of 6 school records (hammer throw, shot put, discus, weight throw) and 2 championship records (hammer throw and weight throw), as well as numerous other national, regional, conference, league, and academic honors/achievements, including student-athlete honor society inductee. Also, former collegiate football player (starter and all-conference selection).

Each session is completely individualized and specialized to the athlete. Emphasis is placed on educating the athlete on the proficiencies of their respective throwing event(s). Coaching is directed at developing highly individualized technique by molding an athlete's inherent tendencies. Technical work focuses on leveraging the athlete's strengths while addressing his/her weaknesses. If the session is for complete training, throwing is typically followed by specific strength movements, and ends with a lifting session tailored to the athlete's physical, mental, and technical needs in their event.

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Client Reviews

What a positive experience for my son. Coach Ja’Mar is a great role model, super knowledgeable and patient.

Coach Ja’Mar has been great with my son. He’s encouraging and patient. He knows his stuff. Pretty much everything you’d want in a Coach for your child.

Ja’Mar is an outstanding coach! In one session he was able to add 5 meters to my daughter’s discus throw distance. His extreme level of professionalism and ease in teaching is matched only by his unbelievably high level of experience.
What a great find!

Coached my son for a session before his championship. He PRed by 1.5 feet in shot and took first at regionals. He did qualify for state in disc also. Thank you!!!
Two years out of college I began my masters degree and started training again with Ja’Mar as my coach. I specialized in the hammer throw. In 3 years of undergraduate competition, I improved less than 4 meters. In 9 months he got me to improve 6 meters ON TOP of my best undergraduate PR (+13 meters from where I started having not trained in 2 years) and helped me qualify for my first nationals in the hammer throw. He is an incredible coach who is so knowledgeable, supportive, and knows when to push you.
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