The 3 Way Cross Over Hand Reach is a balance exercise for professional athletes to improve s body control, balance and coordination.

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Learn more about why having great dynamic balance is important and take a look at Tennis Champions: What Separates Them From The Rest?

Before you engage in stability training you may want to take a look at Medicine Ball Training: Strengthen Your Core & Enhance Stability for more exercises and a sample medicine ball workout for advanced athletes.

3 Way Cross Over Hand Reach Description

3 Way Cross Over Hand Reach

3 Way Cross Over Hand Reach

  1. Place three (3) cones (targets) in a semi-circle 1-2 feet in front of you
  2. Take on single leg stance position; knee and hip are slightly flexed; non-weight bearing knee is flexed at 90˚; back remains straight; face the cones; maintain neutral head position; keep looking forward
  3. Use right hand, extend arm, and reach towards the cone in front of you (cone #2) without losing stability
  4. Cross over and reach the cone to the left (cone #1) with the right hand
  5. Use the left hand and cross over to touch the cone to the right (cone #3)
  6. Switch legs and start with the left hand
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