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Long Throws- Improving Throwing Strength

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This throwing drill focuses on long throws and helps improve throwing strength and accuracy over long distances.

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Basketball Drill Diagram: Long Throws- Improving Throwing Strength
     

 

Setup

Pair up the team into partners by positions.  Start with players about 10 yards apart.

 

Instructions

Players play catch with their partner and one partner should take a step back after 5-6 throws until each player has reached their maximum throwing distance.  For some players this might be 200 feet or so.

Variations

  • Perform dill over the span of a couple weeks.  (make sure proper recovery is given between each session)  Recover 1-2 days before performing drill if necessary.

Coaching Points

  • Proper grip
  • Proper footwork (crow hop)
  • Body position (shoulder towards target)
  • Proper release

 

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