Single Leg Balance With Stick Handling

STRENGTH

How to Do

How to Do Single Leg Balance With Stick Handling

Each single leg balance with stick handling should begin with good posture to avoid injury. Brace the spine by drawing your lower abdomen inward. Your core muscles should be activated to support your posture as you perform the exercise.

If any pain is experienced, immediately stop this single leg balance with stick handling.

Beginning

Beginning Single Leg Balance

Begin a thorough warm up before beginning this workout, this engages the sensory system.

You must be very capable of single leg exercises before performing this exercise.

Movement

Single Leg Balance Movement

1. Stand on one leg with the knee bent to approx. 20 degrees.

2. With the head up and gaze straight ahead, grab the dowel rod like a stick as shown.

3. Keep the chest tall and perform stickhandling drills around your body.

4. Start with a small range of motion in rotation.

Benefits

Single Leg Balance Benefits

If you lose your balance, this might mean that the range of motion is too big and needs to be reduced.

Exercise Aliases

One Leg Balance, Single Leg Balance Exercise, Single Leg Stand, How To Balance on a Single Leg, Balance Exercise.

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