Phases of Throwing

Phases of throwing
Phases of throwing




  • There are 5 main phases of throwing
    • Wind up (see below)
    • Cocking
    • Acceleration
    • Deceleration
    • Follow-through
  • Biomechanics
    • Scapula must work in concert with humerus to maintain glenohumeral stability
    • The entire throwing motion takes approximately 2 seconds
      • With wind up and acceleration phases taking approximately 75% of time (1.5 seconds)


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