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Alphabet Ball Exercise

Starting Position Action
  • Roll the ball with your foot so as to draw the letters of the alphabet with the ball.
Prime Movers
  • Hip flexors, hip abductors, hip adductors
Physio Tips
  • Do not allow your trunk to twist or bend forward.
Progression
  • Add resistance bands to your free ankle.
  • Stand on a soft surface such as a folded up towel.
  • Perform the exercise with arms raised overhead.
This is a good exercise to improve balance and proprioception as well as strength in hip abductors on the weight bearing leg.

1ballsTry A to E on each leg.

2ballsTry A to J on each leg.

3ballsTry A to Z on each leg.

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