Rule 9 – Section 3 – Article 3 – Holding and Use of Hands or Arms: Offense
a. Use of hands
A teammate of a ball carrier or a forward passer legally may block with his shoulders, his hands, the outer surface of his arms or any other part of his body under the following provisions.
- The hand(s) shall be:
(c) At or below the shoulder(s) of the blocker and the opponent (Exception: When the opponent squats, ducks or submarines).