The follow-through is a very important part of the whole throwing technique. It completes the throw by allowing the player to utilize all of their power, instead of stopping shot and limiting it. The follow through is the key to so many other sports too. Think of a baseball players swing, a soccer players kick, a tennis players serve. They all follow through because it is the offset of all the power exuded in their “strike point”, or our release.
A follow-through is not something that can be practiced necessarily, but more of something to focus on doing when you throw. Take a look at some amazing flexibility of some of the top professional ladies and their follow-through–
Liz Carr – Photo taken by Henry Tindall Jr., Paige Pierce- Photo taken by Tony Shirley