Basic Throwing by Lloyd Cheesman

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Warm up with some basic throwing shapes

Steps & Diagrams
Tips & What next?

Pre-Requisite Drills:

Tips:

  • Lloyd Cheesman says:

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    Remember to stop, pivot and fake; this is "finishing the drill" and makes your catching & throwing more game-like

    Descriptions assume a right handed thrower

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Setup:

Set 1: Flat Throws

Reps Throw Pivot Release Shape Facing Angle Aims Game Context
4 Backhand Comfortable Medium Flat Straight On Accuracy Open Side Throw
4 Backhand Low Release Flat Straight On Accuracy Open Side Throw
4 Backhand High Release Flat Straight On Accuracy Open Side Throw
4 Forehand Comfortable Medium Flat Straight On Accuracy Open Side Throw
4 Forehand Comfortable Low Flat Straight On Accuracy Open Side Throw
4 Forehand Comfortable High Flat Straight On Accuracy Open Side Throw

Set 2: Roll Curve

Reps Throw Pivot Release Shape Facing Angle Aims Game Context
4 Backhand Comfortable Medium Roll Curve Straight On Accuracy Around Break
4 Backhand Low Release Roll Curve Straight On Accuracy Around Break
4 Backhand High Release Roll Curve Straight On Accuracy Around Break
4 Forehand Comfortable Medium Roll Curve Straight On Accuracy Around Break
4 Forehand Comfortable Low Roll Curve Straight On Accuracy Around Break
4 Forehand Comfortable High Roll Curve Straight On Accuracy Around Break

Set 3: Inside Throws

Reps Throw Pivot Release Shape Facing Angle Aims Game Context
4 Backhand Comfortable Medium Flat 45◦ left of receiver Accuracy Inside Break
4 Backhand Low Release Flat 45◦ left of receiver Accuracy Inside Break
4 Backhand High Release Flat 45◦ left of receiver Accuracy Inside Break
4 Forehand Comfortable Medium Flat 45◦ right of receiver Accuracy Inside Break
4 Forehand Comfortable Low Flat 45◦ right of receiver Accuracy Inside Break
4 Forehand Comfortable High Flat 45◦ right of receiver Accuracy Inside Break

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