Softball Throw Test

The test involves throwing a softball for maximum distance. This is an anaerobic power fitness test, as well as elements of skill. There is also a similar cricket ball or baseball throw test.

  1. Knees in place throw - the throw is from the keeling position and the knees remain on the ground during the throw.
  2. Feet in place throw - the feet remain flat on the ground during the throw.
  3. One-step approach (Underkofler Softball Throw for Distance Test) - where one step may be taken before throwing.
  4. Run up - a set distance (e.g. 10m) is allowed for a run up approach to the throwing line.

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