Answer: A forward movement is made with both arms, indicating the fight of the ball in relation to the referees body. The signal must commence with both hands on one side of the body and finish with both hands directly in front of the body,with both elbows straight at chest height.Feb 26, 2020
Per this rule, holding is defined as (emphasis mine again): “Use his hands or arms to materially restrict an opponent or alter the defender's path or angle of pursuit. It is a foul regardless of whether the blocker's hands are inside or outside the frame of the defender's body.”Nov 20, 2018
To signal a direct free kick, or DFK, a referee will blow his whistle and point with a raised arm in the direction of the goal that the team who has been awarded the free kick is attacking. A DFK is awarded when one of the players commits one of the ten penal fouls against an opponent. A goal may be scored from a DFK.
For roughing the kicker: Loss of 15 yards from the previous spot (personal foul) and an automatic first down. The player may be disqualified if the action is flagrant. For running into the kicker: Loss of five yards from the previous spot (not a personal foul).