Can You Lean Over The Line In Darts?

Darts players will try all sorts of tactics to gain an advantage when throwing darts. A common technique, especially for beginners, is to lean over the throw line as much as possible to get closer to the target.

So, can you lean over the throw line, or is it considered a foul?

This article will address the rules on leaning over the throw line while throwing.

Can You Lean Over The Line In Darts?

Yes, you can lean over the throw line. A player’s upper body can lean over the throw line to throw, as long as no part of their foot crosses the front edge of the line.

Foot behind the throw line

Additionally, a player cannot lunge across the throw line when throwing a dart. Both feet must remain behind the line.

Michael Andrew

Michael Andrew

Michael Andrew has been playing Darts for more than 20 years and is passionate about helping others improve their game through his own experiences.