The Many Benefits of Wall Ball and 3 Great Variations

Wall ball is one of the most popular fitness exercises. People love it because they feel like they are exercising their muscles. However, there are certain risks associated with this exercise which makes it less desirable than other types of exercise such as running or swimming. There are several reasons why people don’t want to participate in wall ball:

1) It’s hard to perform properly – You need to have strong core strength and balance skills to perform well in wall ball.

2) It requires a lot of energy – If you’re not careful, you’ll spend too much time doing wall ball instead of working out at your gym.

3) It hurts if done incorrectly – Some people get injured when performing wall ball correctly.

4) It doesn’t work for everyone – Some people just aren’t built to do it right.

5) It’s dangerous – If you fall down while doing wall ball, you could break bones.

6) It isn’t safe for children – Children shouldn’t do any type of exercise except those that are supervised by an adult.

They should never do anything strenuous without supervision.

The Benefits of Wall Ball Exercise

There are numerous benefits to wall ball exercise. People who perform this exercise on a regular basis are more likely to lead a healthy lifestyle. Those who only do wall ball will not get enough exercise unless they also do running or aerobics. The following are some of the benefits of wall ball exercise:

1) It develops core strength and balance – Your core muscles consist of your lower back, abs, hips, and abdominal muscles.

These muscles are the ones that hold you up when you are standing still. They also help you to maintain balance. When you’re doing wall ball, you use your core strength to keep yourself from falling over. If you’ve ever played with a ball and a wall as a child, then you already have experience with how to do this.

2) It’s fun – Most people enjoy wall ball and children love it.

It’s something that everyone can do no matter what their skill level is or how much they weigh.

3) It’s good exercise – This is something that most people like.

It gets your heart pumping and strengthens your muscles. When you’re playing, you don’t even realize that you are exercising.

4) It promotes teamwork – Some activities require several people to work together in order to be successful.

These people must learn to communicate with one another so that everyone knows what they’re doing. They must also be in the right position at the right time in order to succeed. Teamwork is an important skill that many people lack and it’s beneficial to learn at an early age.

5) It’s fun for the whole family – You do not need to be at the gym or have any equipment in order to perform wall ball.

All you need is a smooth wall that you can put some scratch marks on. Kids love wall ball because they get to run around and hit things. This makes it a great activity for family bonding.

6) It’s easy to learn – All you really need to know is how to stand and hit stationary objects.

This is something that most people have experience with. We didn’t start throwing large heavy objects at one another until we were several years old.

7) It develops hand-eye coordination – The better your hand-eye coordination, the better you’ll be at sports and other activities that involve aiming.


It’s fun and it’s free – What more could you want?

Safety Tips

Wall ball is a safe activity as long as common sense is used. The following are some safety tips that you should remember:

1) Start out slow – You should start out by throwing the ball against the wall at a slow speed.

You can then gradually increase your speed until you get it right. Never throw the ball as hard as you can right away.

2) Start out small – Children have much smaller bodies than adults do.

You should adjust the size of the ball that you’re using based on the size of the person using it. A child should use a much smaller ball than an adult would.

3) Have fun – The most important safety tip is to remember to have fun.

If it starts to feel like work, then you’re probably doing something wrong.

Common Errors and How to Fix Them

Even though wall ball is a very simple game, there are still some common errors that people make when they’re learning how to play. The following are some of these errors and ways to fix them:

1) Hitting yourself – One of the most common ways to mess up while playing wall ball is to hit yourself in the face with the ball.

This will hurt. In order to avoid knocking yourself in the face, you should always keep your arms bent at a 90 degree angle when you’re swinging the ball back.

2) Weak throws – Another common problem is weak or imbalanced throws.

The ball should go forward in a straight line instead of somewhere off to the side. In order to make sure that this doesn’t happen, you should step into the throw and put most of your weight into it as you throw it forward.

3) Overlooking the opportunity for a foot fault – It’s easy to forget that you have feet and that you need to bring them with you when you throw the ball.

Always remember to move your back foot forward a bit and then push off of it when you throw the ball.

4) Forgetting to use your legs when you throw – Some people tend to throw the ball using only their arm.

In order to throw the ball harder, you need to use your legs as well. This is especially important when you’re throwing the ball as hard as you can. Always remember to push with your legs in addition to your arm when you throw as hard as you can.

5) Poor footwork – It’s important to keep your feet moving throughout the entire game.

The best way to do this is to take very quick steps that are roughly half of your height. Never take very long strides and never take very short shuffles.

6) Not using your core – It’s very important to use your abs when you throw the ball.

This is because it gives you leverage and makes your throw much more powerful, which will allow you to throw the ball much harder.

7) Forgetting to keep your elbow locked – After you’ve wound up and are ready to throw the ball, make sure that your elbow is locked in place.

This is important because it keeps your arm from moving around and ruining your throw.

8) Poor Grip – You should hold the ball with your knuckles facing forward.

This gives you the best grip on the ball and allows you to throw it the hardest. Be careful not to choke up on the ball too much though or else you won’t be able to throw it very hard at all.

9) Scared of Pain – Wall ball hurts if you get hit, but it should never hurt so bad that you’re afraid to throw the ball.

If you ever get hurt while playing wall ball and need to take a break then take a break, but don’t let the fear of pain keep you from throwing the ball. (just remember to ice your arm afterwards)

10) Not Patience – Last but not least, you need to have patience if you want to be good at wall ball. You have to be able to block out all of the distractions and refuse to let yourself get psyched out by your opponents. Never let yourself get distracted and always be focused.

If you want to play wall ball against me, I’ll be in the city waiting for you. Bring your throwing arm, protective gear and as much patience as you can muster.

Best of luck,


Lars waited for a response from the boy, but he soon realized that his message had been received and read multiple times over. The only way for him to find out what the boy thought about his message was to see him in person.

The sun had already begun to fall over the city, but Lars didn’t have any trouble finding his way back to the park. The streets had been almost completely empty during his journey there, so he hadn’t had to worry about dodging any other pedestrians. Lars sat on one of the park benches and waited for the boy to arrive.

He had been waiting for at least an hour when he felt a vibration in his pocket. He reached for his phone and opened up the messaging app. He had a reply from the boy.

I’m on my way, don’t go anywhere!

Lars waited a while longer before he got another message from the boy.

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