How to Dig a Volleyball. It's best to contact the ball between your knees in front of your body. Ideally, you want to get your hips under the ball so that you have better ball control. Playing the ball... Anticipate and move to the ball Get your forearms under the ball Lean into the ball as you make contact
The players will start in a line far 8 to 10 feet away from the box. The idea is that they are digging from the back of the court and aiming for a target area that the setter can work with. When the coach hits, the digger must dig the ball in a way that they can catch their own dig as close to the target as possible.
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Sprawl and dig. Similar to a dive, a sprawl is directed more toward one side or the other. If the ball is to your right or left, step out in that direction and extend outward as in a dive. Dip your inside shoulder (the side away from the ball) while keeping your arms together.
Before you can dig the ball, you must get into the proper stance. Have your feet a little more than shoulder-width apart with your knees bent. When you look down, your knees should reach out over your toes. Keep your shoulders square to the ball and relax. Tensing up hinders your accuracy once the ball arrives. Bend your arms out in front of your body.
When volleyball digging, you might pull your arms back a little or fall back to help absorb some of the force. If you can, always use two arms when you dig. Watch your face! If a ball comes hard to your face, use the overhand volleyball digging technique by letting the ball hit your palms and fingers all at once.
To a dig a volleyball means you. prevent a hard hit spike or an attack hit ball from the opposing team by. placing your platformed arms held together and in the path of the ball to. deflect it up in the air. to keep it from hitting your team's court floor.
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