Strategies To Improve Your Cornhole Game

If you want to play Cornhole well, you have to have good strategies. The sooner you learn these strategies, the better player you are. You will not only win more games but also be ready to play competitively.

 

The way you toss the corn bag is a very important aspect of the Cornhole game. You want to make sure that you master the toss before you start playing competitively. One of the most effective ways to toss the corn bag is to cup it in your hand and throw it underhand. If you try to throw it from the side, which is a technique that most people use, it can cause you to not have total control over the bag itself. You want to make sure that you stay in control during your throw and this can help you to have more accuracy.

 

Many people aim directly for the hole during game play as this is worth 3 points. A better strategy may be to make sure that the bag lands directly on the board and this is worth only 1 point, but if you make all of the bags on the board, you can easily rack up points and you will not waste several throws by only trying to make it into the hole on the board. When you are standing away from the board, the hole can seem very far away and the board may be a much easier target to pursue.

 

The angle of your throw will affect how the bag lands and slides when it hits the Cornhole board. You want to make sure that you master the slide that will occur depending on the angle of your throw. This is something that you can master during your practice times and you eventually be able to predict how your bag will slide and land and you can alter your throw to accommodate this fact.

 

You will find many other strategies to help you improve your Cornhole game as you go along and you may find things that work for you personally that may not help anyone else on your team. No matter how you play Cornhole, having fun is the biggest goal and this is very easy to accomplish.

 

Dave Roth runs the site http://www.cornhole-game.org, a resource site devoted to the game of corntoss. The site features rules, building dimensions, and cornhole bags and boards.