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January 2013

January 2013


Drills Report –Improving Your Quarterback’s Throwing Mechanics

by: Sonny Wolfe
Offensive Coordinator, McGill University, Canada
© January 2013

Here are a number of coaching points and drills to help improve your quarterback’s throwing mechanics.

THE THROW (BODY)

•  The QB should be in a fairly narrow position (feet under the arm pits) to eliminate over striding. He should stand tall with a slight bend in both knees.
•  Proper “transfer of weight” is crucial for the QB to throw with velocity.
•  The QB pushes off the back foot (which should be perpendicular to the target); he takes a short step with the lead foot to the target (or slightly beyond); the hips swing toward the target along with the upper torso, and eventually the arm, all in the same direction.
•  Balance is regained from the transfer of weight from the back foot to the front foot, when the front foot is planted on the ground. Ensure that the knee of the front foot remai....The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
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