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To throw a football, hold the football in your hand with the laces under your fingertips. Then pull your arm back, to your head or past it. Bring your arm forward in a slightly curved outward motion, overhand. As you release the ball, close your hand, bringing your fingers inward (as if making a fist), pulling down on the laces to impart a spiral spin to the ball.

On a hard throw, twist your upper body to the side away from that arm, to add power, and your arm should curve back in front of your body. On a softer throw, it will move forward, and then downward as the elbow straightens.

Practice your throwing motion until you can consistently hit a standard bed pillow placed 40 feet (10 m) away, or until you can put the ball into a moving player's hands at that distance or less.

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im 13 and can throw a ball about 55 yrds, so this is what you do. take your hand and have a tight grip on the football. put your middle finer on the outside of the end lace, and spread your index finger aprat from it [for a better spiral] throw with your legs, the forward momentum wil make the ball go much further, make sure not to throw the ball to high up, for it wont go as far

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The same way you throw a football normally, just with more power.

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kick the ball with your foot

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