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Old 11-27-2008, 06:51 PM   #1
Tim Lofton
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Wall ball sans wall?

Hi all,

Don't have a 9+ foot high wall at home that I can throw a ball against. Any good to be had from putting it up straight in the air at a similar height? Seems like you don't necessarily need the wall to still get some gains. Thank you for your input.

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Old 11-27-2008, 11:35 PM   #2
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Re: Wall ball sans wall?

That's what I do. The wall is useful as a target to keep you honest on how high you're throwing but I don't think it adds anything more.
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Old 11-28-2008, 03:43 AM   #3
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Re: Wall ball sans wall?

I do "Air Balls" with my clients when a wall is not available. Good alternative. Like John says, the wall keeps you honest. "X" marks the spot :-)
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Old 11-28-2008, 02:27 PM   #4
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Re: Wall ball sans wall?

i go to my nearby park and stand underneath the basketball ring and aim to get the ball through the hoop..... keeps you very honest!!!
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