Bend your arm and snap your wrist!! Follow these step by step directions to improve your throw in softball. Key points in throwing are simple; here is the throw breakdown: First, take a knee to isolate your arm and concentrate on three main parts; 1) the snap of your wrist, 2) the release of the ball and 3) the full throw. Put them all together standing up. Start your throw in a figure 8 pattern. Make sure to keep your eyes on the target and follow through.