Throwing and Catching Aids for Football

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GreatCatch [$19.99]
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Purpose: Develop soft hands and fingertip control
Who uses it: New Orleans Saints, New York Jets, Oklahoma State University, University of Texas
Best for: WR, TE, RB, DB and LB
411: GreatCatch improves catching technique, consistency, confidence and game productivity. Attached to elastic straps that you place around your hands are miniature tennis balls, which sit against your palms. They force you to use your fingers rather than your palms to snag the football.

RZ Trainer Pro [$29.95]
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Purpose:
Work on passing and catching a football by yourself
Endorsed by: Joe Montana
Best for: QB, WR, TE, RB, DB and LB
411: The design allows the ball to return in one bounce, allowing you to practice pinpoint passes while improving your hands. It's mobile so you can throw on the run or after dropping back. When catching, you can work on throwing the ball in different arcs for a variety of returns. Toss the football underhanded, it will come back along the ground, so you can practice fumble recovery and improve your hand-eye coordination.

Catch Right [19.95]
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Purpose:
Enhance hand and eye coordination
Who uses it: Florida State
Best for: QB, WR, TE, RB, DB and LB
411: With Catch Right, you attach the elastic tether strap to a wall, fence, goal post or other fixed object, so the football snaps back to you after you throw it. The harder you throw, the faster the ball comes back, increasing your coordination, concentration and confidence.
Bonuses: You don't have to chase loose balls, and you can practice by yourself, getting in more reps in a shorter period of time.


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