Two Popular Cornhole Tosses
The game of cornhole has many different types of tosses you might use when you play the game. Two popular ways to toss the cornhole bags are by using the fling method and by using the overhead method. There are many others to choose from but some people like to get creative with their play.
The purpose of the game of cornhole toss is to make the bags into the hole on the cornhole boards. You can score in two ways by making the bags in the hole or on the board. The team or person with the highest score is the winner. When you play the game the cornhole boards always remain at the same distance. You always throw the cornhole bags from the same spot behind the line. There is nothing that changes about the game but the way you decide you wan to throw the cornhole bags.
The fling is not very common for people to use because it is hard to do. It is very similar to slinging the cornhole bag. However, when you hold the cornhole bags with the fling you will hold it by the side of the bag instead of the corner. You will pinch the bag and toss it underhanded toward the hole. While you toss the bag you will try to give it somewhat of a backspin.
The overhead is not very popular and difficult to throw because it is overhead. Not many people use this type of throw for the game of cornhole because it is hard to do. You can use any type of fold with this toss and play the game. This throw is never consistent and usually impossible for people to make the bag in the hole. This is just an overhead throw as you would throw a baseball. The problem is that you are aiming at a hole in the ground and throwing overhead which makes the toss almost impossible.
When you play the game of cornhole you will find a way you like to throw the cornhole bags. It is up to you how to throw the bags and there is no regulation to how you have to throw them. The two methods of throwing the bags that are not popular or consistent with a good toss are the fling and the overhead tosses. You may find you like these two tosses when you play the game.