Catching is a manipulative skill that involves being able to absorb and control the force of an object with a part of the body, preferably the hands.
The ability to catch proficiently is important to most sports and games that involve an object.
- Watch the object move into your hands.
- Cup your hands.
- Move to the object.
- Relax your hands.
- Point your fingers up for a high ball.
- Point your fingers down for a low ball.
- Bend elbows to absorb the force of the object.