Develop a stronger core with Alan Stein, Head Strength & Conditioning coach for the nationally renowned Nike Elite DeMatha Catholic High School boys basketball program. When throwing and catching the medicine ball your players are working on their core in two different ways. This medicine ball workout can also be a great full body exercise.
Medicine Ball Workout
Player Movements: Athletes will throw the medicine ball off the wall as hard as they can, and catch it after one bounce. There are various stances and throwing motions players will use in this workout.
Drill Tips: When performing the Push Pass portion of the exercise, athletes should avoid throwing it like a baseball or a football. Encourage your players to throw the ball as hard as they can.