One-Handed Underhand Throw | Ophea Teaching Tools

One-Handed Underhand Throw

Propelling an object forward using a one-handed underhand motion.

One-Handed Underhand Throw
  • Cradle the object in the throwing hand with the object resting in the palm
  • Focus on the target
  • Stand face-on to the target
  • Swing the throwing arm backwards while stepping forward with the opposite foot to the throwing arm
  • Lean slightly over the extended front foot
  • Release the object
  • Follow through towards the target
I can also...
  • play baseball
  • play wheelchair bocce
  • participate in bowling
Self Check Questions:
  • Does my weight transfer from my back foot to my front foot as I throw?
  • Do I keep my eyes on the target throughout the motion?
  • Do I perform the throw in one fluid motion?