Overhand Throw

  • Overhand Throw

     

    TK-K-SDC: 1. T-Position :  Sideways to target

                                                Arms out to sides

                       2. Hand on Top: Hand on top of Ball

                       3. Twist Tummy: Rotate towards target

                       4. Tickle Knee: Follows through 

    Homework:  Throw a soft object or ball at least 10 times while standing sideways to the target, and then stepping toward target and making T position before throwing. 

     

    1-5th:  Mature Arm Action and Form:

               1. T-Position :  Sideways to target

                                        Arms out to sides

                                        Pivots on back foot

                                        Extends arms to Sides

                                        Steps with front foot

               2. Twist, Bend Elbow, Hand Back:  Rotate towards target,

                                                                        Bend Elbow

                                                                        Elbow leads hand

               3. Straighten Elbow ,Let Go:  Extends Elbow

                                                               Releases ball out front

               4. Finish:  Follows Through

    Homework: Throw a soft object or ball 40 times while using correct form, leading with elbow as you begin to twist. Tell and show a caregiver the cue words and positions to throw overhand correctly.