ART. 1 . . . A player shall not excessively swing his/her arms(s) or elbow(s), even without contacting an opponent.
ART. 2 . . . A player may extend arm(s) or elbow(s) to hold the ball under the chin or against the body.
ART. 3 . . . Action of arm(s) and elbow(s) resulting from total body movements as in pivoting or movement of the ball incidental to feinting with it, releasing it, or moving it to prevent a held ball or loss of control shall not be considered excessive.
PENALTY: (Section 13) The ball is dead when the violation occurs.
1. When the opponent is awarded possession in its frontcourt, the throw-in will be at one of the four designated spots nearest the violation. (Diagram 5)
2. When the opponent is awarded possession in its backcourt, the throw-in will be from the designated out-of-bounds spot nearest the violation. (6-7-9 EXCEPTION d)
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