Proper Way to Throw a Quoit
These videos demonstrate the proper way to throw (pitch) a quoit. If focuses on the hand and arm movements.
Proper Quoit Pitching 1 (280 KB)
Proper Quoit Pitching 2 (120 KB)
Proper Quoit Pitching Positions for one-on-one games
This video demonstrates the sides you pitch from when playing one-on-one. The picture
at the top of this page shows how you play two-on-two with your partner pitching from the
diagonal position from yourself.
Proper Quoit Pitching Positions for one-on-one (688 KB)
Pitching a Ringer
This video demonstrates pitching a ringer. Generally the tip of the quoit should be higher
than normal so the quoit falls onto the hub. Some people pitch for ringers by arching the quoit
higher in the air, while professionals generally pitch it at a very low arch. A low arch is very
hard to perfect, but is deadly when perfected.
Pitching a Ringer (312 KB)
Digging Your Opponents Quoit
This video demonstrates how to dig your opponent's quoit out of position. When
attempting to dig out another quoit (or knock it off of the board) you want to try
to keep the tip of your quoit lower than normal and throw it a little harder than
Digging Your Opponents Quoit (200 KB)
Pitching For Points
This video demonstrates how to pitch for points instead of for ringers. Notice that the
arch of the quoits is low and the tip of the quoit is generally lower than when you throw
for a ringer.
Pitching For Points (368 KB)
Determining the Winning Quoit by Looking at the Back-End of the Quoit:
This video demonstrates how to determine which quoit is closer when it is hard
to tell. Many times you will not be able to tell which quoit is closer by looking at
the point of the quoit closest to the hub. When you come across this situation look
at the back sides of the quoit and many times you will be able to see which quoit has
passed the outer lines further. If you still can not tell you should not count either point.
Determining the Winning Quoit (136 KB)