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How do European men know how to throw?

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  1. superpunch Banned Banned

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    It just occurred to me while watching the Irishman Conor McGregor throw water bottles:

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    I, ostensibly, know how to throw because I played American football, baseball, and, to a lesser extent, because of basketball.

    I hear that the gender differences in throwing are because men played throwing sports when they were younger and that women didn't. Thus, there's "throwing like a girl". Conor seems to disprove that though. He can throw. And he probably just played soccer.
     
  2. Edelmann White Belt

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    In Germany we have mandatory track and field training in school, like every year iirc.
     
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    Do you not think cricketers throw a cricket ball around? Cricket is played in schools, poms know how to throw. Although cricket isn't that popular in Ireland, but in England, Australia, NZ, South Africa, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, & Sri Lanka, it is one of the BIG sports.
     
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    Though Conor was probably too small and weak to participate in any Highland Games.
     
  5. Zer Steel Belt

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    I'm British and my throwing and catching is pathetic. I legit panic anytime I have to catch something and end up looking like a complete mong

    Sad thing is I'm British so it's not like I'm that much better with my feet either
     
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    I wouldn't say they throw in cricket. Its more like whizzing or whipping. I wouldn't call it a proper throw. I honestly agree with TS and I didn't think I would.

    Conors throw, like his left hand, is perfect form too
     
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    Well Connor is a bad example because as a manlet he’d be used to throwing things because that’s the only way they can get normal sized human beings to look down and see them.
     
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    Lmao @ this gay shit
     
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    So Jake Shields didn't play sports as a boy?
     
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    Euro males are far more adept at catching.... did we learn nothing from OZ
     
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    Why americans are so retarded?

    You people are obsessive with minor stuff, who gives a shit if someone can throw a bottle or how he learned to throw considering he never played Baseball. Guess what we have chalk/stone fights in school you pussies.
     
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    I'll tell you how I learned.

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    Any other questions?
     
  14. bad seed Banned Banned

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    I thought only girls played this.
     
  15. therealdope Titanium Belt

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    ????
     
  16. revoltub Gold Card

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    Oh no.

    Chalk.
     
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    What is this?
     
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    silver belt ? or just a white belt who doesn't know how to the laundry properly?
     
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