- Stand with legs comfortably spread apart. Hold medicine ball
(approximately 2 percent of body weight) with both hands as if
performing a basketball chest pass.
- Throw medicine ball as far as possible straight forward using
a two-handed chest pass.
- Measure distance from front of feet to spot where back of
ball hits floor. Also take note of throwing form and coordination.
- Leaning forward is permissible in attempt to throw the ball
as far as possible. Stepping forward is not permitted. Although
the goal should be to throw the ball straight forward, do not
penalize if ball goes slightly off to the side. Right and left
arm throws with bodily rotation may also be measured. A difference
of no greater than 15 percent should be noted between right and
- Throwing coordination
- Dynamic stability