Throughout last night’s Super Bowl, hand and arm gestures made several appearances.
Quarterbacks and coaches signed plays to each other. Coaches used arm gestures to ask the refs to call for certain fouls. Referees announced fouls and explaining why flags were thrown.
Beyoncé even threw up the Roc.
Despite stoppages, football moves at lightning-speed which necessitates instant communication. Hand and arm gestures serve as the perfect method to relay information across the field and to fans in the stadium and at home.