Coordination of muscles, hands and feet is very important in sports. Take the example of basket ball, without proper coordination you are bound to lose the possession of the ball while dribbling. Every part of your body must be properly coordinated to help you become a better player.

There are many exercises that improve coordination, some are listed below:

  • Skip the rope quickly!

  • Thank you Muhammad Ali!

  • Dance with me!

  • We owe something to Joseph Pilates!

  • Jump the Jack

Skip the Rope Quickly

Skipping the rope is one of the best and foremost exercise to improve coordination of lower extremities. All you have to do is jump the rope when it comes near your feet, so that it passes right beneath you and doesn’t touch you. The better and quicker you are at jumping the rope, the better your coordination will be.

Thank you Muhammad Ali!

The Ali shuffle, as it is more commonly known, after the famous boxer, Muhammad Ali, is a very good exercise to help you in getting more balanced and coordinated for sports. In this exercise, a line is drawn and one foot is placed in front of the line, while the other is at the back. The exercise starts with switching the feet from the front to the back. In this way, the whole line is covered and then you have to move your way to the other end of the line in the same way. ...continue reading Easy to Do Exercises to Improve Coordination