Medicine Ball Twists With A Partner - Martial Arts Strength Training

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Medicine Ball Twists With A Partner - Martial Arts Strength Training

This page will teach you how to do Medicine Ball Twists with a Partner. This exercise will improve your core strength and thus will help you to generate stronger punches and grappling techniques. Medicine Ball Twists primarily target your abs and obliques. Secondarily, this exercise also helps the muscles in your shoulders and arms.

All stretches and exercises should be supervised by a trained martial arts instructor to ensure the proper technique is being utilized and to avoid potential injuries. For additional exercises, please visit the main Medicine Ball Workouts or Physical Fitness sections.

Instructions for Technique

  • Sit on the floor.
  • Have your partner sit down behind you with his/her back touching your back.
  • Hold the medicine ball with two hands and rotate to one side.
  • Pass it to your partner who will rotate and pass the ball back to you on the other side.
  • Repeat.
  • You can also do a standing version of this exercise.

Instructional Video for Medicine Ball Twists with a Partner


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