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Medicine Ball - Rotational Overhead Slam

Starting Position

  • Standing in an athletic position, holding medicine ball at waist level


  • Initiating with the hips and torso, swing the ball to one side and then over your head
  • Reaching up as high as you can with heels off ground, throw the ball into the ground as hard as possible by contracting your abdominals, upper back muscles, and arms toward the ground

Coaching Keys

  • Pull from your stomach to initiate the throw
  • Your feet may leave the ground during the throw
  • Keep your hips tall during the throw

You Should Feel It

  • Working your abdominals and arms

Tags: Abs, Arms, Power, Rotational Movement, Strength, Medicine Ball