Looking to improve your Dodgeball game? Buy some dodgeballs to practice with. The National Amateur Dodgeball Association uses 8-inch Gator Skin dodgeballs. They sell them for $20 on their site, but I found a source that sells ’em for $13.88 each. You can buy them in red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple.
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As promised in my previous post on dodgeballs, here’s my dodgeball and kickball’s team logo designed by artist Cef Grima.
I’m looking to buy some official dodgeballs used in the National Amateur Dodgeball Association (from: http://www.dodgeballusa.com/gear.html) Does anyone want to get one too? They cost $20.00 each with $3.50 to ship an individual ball. But the shipping is only $7.70 for a set of six balls. If you want to buy just one ball, I’ll […]
Catch a ball and your opponent who threw the ball is out. In a game with returnies, someone from your team also gets to come back in. Here’s a couple tips on catching a dodgeball. I like to catch balls that are thrown right at my chest and then I cradle it against my body, […]
Taking your opponents attention away from the game is a great way to strike when they aren’t looking. Here’s a couple ways to do that. Have someone on your team do a cartwheel, and then totally peg ’em. Do a sychronized jump all at once to baffle your opponents for a second, and then nail […]
Pure attacking isn’t the only name to game of Dodgeball. How you control your balls is a key element to the game. Although some advocate throwing the ball right away from the start, you have to be careful not to give all your balls away to the other team. The beginning of the game can […]
The game of Dodgeball is great for devising creative ways to attack. Here’s a few ideas. Aim for the best throwers first. You want to get them out, so they don’t eliminate any of your players. Point at a certain player casually and then throw at a different one. (the pointing can’t be too obvious) […]
How to strike your opponent more consistently. The lookaway: Don’t look at the person you are throwing at. Either do the lookaway off to the side or ceiling. Or look at another player while throwing. Looking off court, might not be a good idea (you might get plastered), so it would probably be good to […]
What stuff should you be bringing with you to your dodgeball match? Wear shoes with good treads, you don’t want to slip, that would be deadly. Wearing team uniforms does actually intimidate your opponents. If your team shows any signs from the start that you are good, that fear is then magnified by the uniforms. […]
Here is a in-depth series of dodgeball strategies to improve your game and destroy the competition: 1) Pre-Game 2) Equipment 3) Throwing Techniques 4) Attack Strategies during the Game 5) Ball Control 6) Distractions 7) Catching (click any of these links to read more about this topic) Today’s topic is 1) Pre-Game: Before the game […]