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Old 10-29-2007, 11:54 AM   #9
Ryan Wooley
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Re: Change Wall Ball Target Height per Person?

Originally Posted by Juan Cantu View Post
I agree with the taller = less throw and more squat distance & a shorter person with further throw and less squat distance, but not on weight.

Why ? You can be super tall, and skinny as a stick or super tall and heavy as a truck ... same with being short.
True. If you are heavy, you will be doing more work when you squat, but the momentum you generate from your squat will make it easier to launch the ball than it would be for a lighter person. From what I have seen, wall balls seem to be challenging for all shapes and sizes. Now, if you are doing Karen in under 3 minutes, then maybe you should think about scaling up target height or ball weight.
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