Medicine Ball Side Throw

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Medicine Ball Side Throw

Instructions

Preparation

Stand facing wall throwing distance away with left foot forward. Hold medicine ball with both hands near chest, left shoulder slightly forward, right hand behind ball, and left hand in front of ball.

Execution

Throw medicine ball to wall by forcefully extending right arm and shoulder forward. Ball rebounds off of wall. Catch ball with both hands, recoils ball to right of body, and immediately throw ball back to wall, repeating volley. Repeat throwing from left side with right foot and shoulder forward.

Comments

Start slow, gradually increasing speed throughout set. Perform prescribed repetitions or for time. Wall should be impact resistant to avoid structural damage.

Classification

 Utility: Plyometric
 Mechanics: Compound
 Force: Push

Force (Articulation)

Dynamic

Static

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