Sit-Up Throw

Sit-Up-Throw

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  • The athlete begins seated on the floor, legs extended, with the coach positioned at the feet of the athlete in a split stance.
  • The coach initiates the movement by tossing the ball just above the head of the athlete.
  • The athlete’s trunk loads eccentrically while lowering completely to the ground with the ball overhead.
  • The athlete taps the ball on the ground before sitting up while throwing the ball with velocity aiming for the coach’s chest.
  • The sit-up is initiated with a throwing action of the arms followed by flexion of the trunk.

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