Introduction: How to Throw a Football How to Project

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Hi everybody Im Michael and this is Daniel and our topic is on " How to throw a football". In these steps we will explain.

Step 1: Stretch

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First you start out by stretching you're arms and legs. Especially you're dominant hand and arm.

Step 2: Hand Positioning

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Pick up the football and place you're fingers on the laces starting with you're index finger and work you're way down. Place you're other on the other side of the football.

Step 3: Positioning Your Body

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Always face 90 degrees away from your target. depending on your dominate hand turn to that direction (left or right)

Step 4: Feet and Legs

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You should position your feet and legs about 15 inches apart so you can maneuver easier.

Step 5: Leveling the Ball

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When in the pocket hold the ball chest level or ear level depending on which is more comfortable.

Step 6: Wind Back

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Release your non-throwing hand of the ball. Arm should be a 90 degrees angle after that.

Step 7: Throw in a Half Circular Motion

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Swing your arm forward. Release the ball half way and finish with your arm continuing going down.

Step 8: Positive Thinking

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Think positive. Believe in yourself and the receiver that you will make the play.

Step 9: Release

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To release the ball use you fingertips to create the rotation of the ball.

Step 10: Practice

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Keep practicing doing the same exact steps as we explained. We promise that you will be throwing the ball like a pro.

Comments

Menadier (author)2014-11-13

I appreciate the tip about thinking positive. It also helps to relax!

seamster (author)2014-10-31

Great tips! Throwing a football correctly is surprisingly difficult for some people to learn. Thanks for posting this!

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