Shoulder Abduction Stretch

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Coach's Tips


How to Shoulder Abduction Stretch

Starting Position

1. Do not overextend your arms beyond shoulder level.

2. Do not force the stretch.

3. Avoid jerking or bouncing movements.

4. Do not hold your breath.

Proper Form

1. Slowly raise your arms up and out to the sides.

2. Keep your elbows slightly bent and your palms facing up.

3. Lift your arms up until they are at shoulder level.

4. Hold this position for 10-15 seconds.

Breathing Technique

1. Take a deep breath in as you raise your arms.

2. Breathe out slowly as you hold the stretch.


1. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart.

2. Raise your arms to shoulder height.

3. Bend your elbows slightly so that your palms face up.

4. Make sure your shoulders are relaxed and your back is straight.

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