Suggested Grade Level:

3-5


Grip the ball using the peace sign and thumb grip. Only use those three fingers to grip the ball.

Stand sideways to your target. Glove shoulder, glove foot and glove side facing the target.

Make a "T" with your body. Glove hand should point at your target and hand with the ball should be back. Feet should be spread.

Begin bringing arm forward by forming a right angle with your throwing arm.

Snap your wrist when releasing the ball and turn shoulders where they are square to the target.

Twist hips so that the front of your body is facing your target. Throwing arm should follow through touching glove knee.

 


Submitted by Candace Cavenaugh who teaches at Cape Fear Elementary School in Rocky Point, NC. Thanks for contributing to PE Central! Posted on PEC: 2/4/2010 9:48:42 AM. Viewed 12329 times since 2/2/2010.

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