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Ready position: Weight evenly distributed, feet wider than shoulder width, knees bent

Extend arms downward into the path of the ball. Watch the ball into your glove

Cover the ball with throwing hand after ball enters glove. (Looks like a set of "Alligator Jaws")

Cradle the ball into chest area

Transfer ball into throwing hand and point non-throwing shoulder to target

Follow through with the throwing arm across your body


Submitted by Frank Galati who teaches at Swansea Public Schools in Toronto, Canada, CA. Thanks for contributing to PE Central! Posted on PEC: 5/22/2003 11:57:57 AM. Viewed 28394 times since 5/22/2003.

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