Medicine Ball Seated Side Twist Throw (with partner)

Medicine Ball Seated Side Twist Throw (with partner)

Classification

Utility: Plyometric
Mechanics: Isolated
Force: Pull
Function: Trunk Rotation
Intensity: Medium

Instructions

Preparation

With a partner, sit on floor or sit straddled on separate benches. Sit side by side, facing opposite directions approximately 2 meters apart. First person holds medicine ball with both hands.

Execution

First person rotates torso away from partner and pulls medicine ball just behind far hip. First person rotates torso to opposite direction and throws ball to partner. Partner catches ball and executes same sequence. First person catches ball and repeats volley. Continue to exchange ball. When finished, face opposite direction and repeat.

Comments

Start slow, gradually increasing speed throughout set. Perform prescribed repetitions or time. See Spot Reduction Myth. Also see Medicine Ball Back Seated Twist Throw.

Force (Articulation)

Dynamic

Static


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