Playing Dodge-ball is really a different experience among all games and sports. In this game, all the players try to hit other players with the ball; at the same time, avoiding getting knocked by any other player. Dodge-ball is the famous sport among young lads, an evening recreational game in community parks and popular among schoolboys.
Dodge-ball is a basic game that is mostly taught and played in the elementary schools. The physical education programs of the schools state that Dodge-ball helps in the development of a perfect balance among young children. However, the sport is really growing faster internationally. Nowadays, Dodge-ball has also emerged as one of the popular sports in middle and high schools along with colleges, as well.
Dodge-ball is played on a playground. The concept of the sport includes elimination of the players upon being hit by any opponent team member, or if in any case, they step out of the boundary of the playground in order to avoid being smacked by the ball that is thrown at them.
Generally, in this game, if a player is eliminated from the game due to any reason, he can re-enter the match, in case a player from the same team to catches an opponents throw. The sport of Dodge-ball normally includes the use of 1-10 dodge balls in the game. Does anyone knows, what is the exact size of a dodge-ball? It is really difficult to tell as there is no standard measurement of a dodge-ball till yet. But it is usually found that dodge-balls are roughly the size of volleyball.
A dodge-ball is filled with foam, which is further covered with a plastic shell from outside, whereas there are also some dodge-balls that are made up of rubber.
Dodge-ball is an indigenous game that does not bound the players between set frames of rules. The players can settle between anything that suits them all, may it be regarding the choice of ball, place, area or number of players in the team. This ensures that the players enjoy the game to its fullest, adding innovative rules and following unique gaming strategies.
The sport starts with all the included dodge balls lining up straight on the central dividing line also in some other versions of the game, the included dodge balls are thrown in the air for the players to catch and start the game by throwing the ball to their team mates. The moment, a player is full-on hit by a straight ball, he is eliminated from the game till the time any of his team mates hit an opponent player or catch the ball of the opponent team in the game. The sport of Dodge-ball ends when all the players of a team are eliminated during the game.