Power Ball Overhead Throw (Backwards)

This test involves throwing a Power Ball (or medicine ball) for maximum distance. The Overhead Power Ball Throw was once one of the tests of the SPARQ rating system for basketball and soccer, and the protocol that they used is listed here. This test is also a part of the US Army Army Combat Fitness Test, called the Standing Power Throw, using a 10lb (4.5kg) medicine ball. There is a similar back throw test using a 8lb shot put.


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