Medicine Ball Chest Throw (with partner)

Medicine Ball Chest Throw (with partner)

Classification

Utility: Plyometric
Mechanics: Compound
Force: Push
Function: Forward Push
Intensity: Low Medium

Instructions

Preparation

Stand facing partner, throwing distance apart with one foot forward. First person holds medicine ball with both hands against chest. Partner has arms in front, ready to receive ball.

Execution

First person throws medicine ball to partner's chest by forcefully extending both arms forward. Partner catches ball in front of chest with both hands, recoils ball toward chest, and immediately throws ball back to first person in same manner. First person catches ball and repeats volley. Continue to throw ball back and forth.

Comments

Start slow, gradually increasing speed throughout set. Perform prescribed repetitions or for time.

Force (Articulation)

Dynamic

Static


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