The 3 Way Single Leg Hand Reach is a balance exercise for advanced athletes to improve s body control, balance and coordination.


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 Single Leg Hand Reach Description

3 Way Single Leg Hand Reach

3 Way Single Leg 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. Flex hips to 90˚ (or as far as possible), move hands together, extend elbows, and reach towards the cones without losing stability; feet maintain ground contact
  4. Extend hips to neutral position before reaching for next cone
  5. Switch legs
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