High Level Throwing: Staggered Stance Arm Behind Throws

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This drill helps athletes feel resistance or separation between the hips and trunk by locking in the hips as the trunk can rotate freely. This is the reason why we have a same arm/same leg set-up, so those athletes can feel this tension and separation being created. The arm behind set up helps athletes understand pathway and shape and to focus on the shoulder blade initiating the arm back into load.

Republished with permission from highlevelthrowing.com

Austin Wasserman
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Austin Wasserman

Austin Wasserman is the owner and founder of Wasserman Strength, LLC and HighLevelThrowing.com. He is a performance Coach, author, and consultant to youth, travel, high school, and college softball players and coaches, including top level college and travel programs across the country. Find more information at www.highlevelthrowing.com.

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