Med Ball Overhead Throw

🔷 Trains/improves anterior core power
🔷 Helps to teach and athlete how to transfer power from the ground, through the core, and out of the hands
🔷 Excellent drill for a throwing/overhead athlete to teach the posterior shoulder to decelerate effectively that is similar to throwing a ⚾️ or hitting a 🏐
🔷 Allows for the ability to train power outside the sagittal plane

Our progression goes from tall kneeling ➡️ 1/2 kneeling ➡️ standing ➡️ stepping ➡️ 2-step. We never use a med ball heavier then 4lbs to maintain velocity.

Each progression adds either more joints or movement, which leads to greater velocity. Greater velocity = more power output and a greater demand on the posterior shoulder to decelerate.

We typically program 2-3 sets of 5-10 throws depending on the time of year and training effect we are after.

PS…all our of power work, from med balls, to ploys, to olympic lifts, with all our progressions and regressions, in my Ultimate Power Development Program! Learn more HERE!

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