Swiss Ball Stabilization

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This is a plyometric exercise which challenges shoulder stability.

Aim:

  • This challenges the muscles of the upper extremity due to the shoulder having to provide stability.

Technique:

  • The athlete positions themselves on the ball at the hips and places the hands on the wobble board. 
  • The athlete attempts to maintain balance whilst moving the arms. 
  • This can be progressed by positioning the ball lower down the body. 

Muscles worked:

  • This exercise works the muscles of the upper extremity through stabilizing the shoulder during motion. 

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