Medicine Ball Javelin Quadrathlon

 

Objective

To monitor the development of the athlete's fitness and upper body strength

 

Required Resources

               1.5kg, 2Kg and a 3Kg medicine balls

   tape measure

    

How to conduct the test

The test comprises of four medicine ball throws:

   Standing throw one (Men 2Kg - Ladies 1.5Kg)

   Standing throw two (Men 3Kg - Ladies 2Kg)

   3 Step throw one (Men 2Kg - Ladies 1.5Kg)

   3 Step throw two (Men 3Kg - Ladies 2Kg)

 

Points

Standing Throw One
Distance (metres)

Standing Throw Two
Distance (metres)

3 Step Throw One
Distance (metres)

3 Step Throw Two
Distance (metres)

1

3.00

2.00

4.50

2.75

2

4.50

3.25

6.00

4.00

3

6.00

4.50

7.50

5.25

4

7.50

5.75

9.00

6.50

5

9.00

7.00

10.50

7.75

6

10.50

8.25

12.00

9.00

7

12.00

9.50

13.50

10.25

8

13.50

10.75

15.00

11.50

9

15.00

12.00

16.50

12.75

10

16.00

13.00

17.50

14.00

11

17.00

14.00

18.50

15.25

12

18.00

15.00

19.50

16.50

13

19.00

16.00

20.50

17.75

14

20.00

16.75

21.50

18.50

15

21.00

17.50

22.50

19.25

16

22.00

18.25

23.50

20.00

17

23.00

19.00

24.50

20.75

18

24.00

19.75

25.50

21.50

19

25.00

20.50

26.75

22.25

20

26.00

21.25

28.00

23.00

21

27.00

22.00

28.75

23.75

22

28.00

22.75

29.50

24.50

23

29.00

23.50

30.25

25.25

24

30.00

24.25

31.00

26.00

25

31.00

25.00

31.75

26.75

 

 

Explanation of the Throws

Standing Throw

  • Face forward with the medicine ball held overhead in two hands
  • Feet should be parallel and toeing the measuring line
  • Throw the ball for distance
  • A follow through step is allowed

Distance is measured from the front foot (on release) to where the ball lands

Standing Throw

Three Step Throw

Three Step Throw

  • Start with both feet together in a stationary position
  • Take three steps forward with the medicine ball held overhead in two hands
  • Throw the ball for distance
  • A follow through step is allowed

Distance is measured from the front foot (on release) to where the ball lands