To dig a volleyball, plant your feet wider than your shoulders, bend your knees, and be ready to move quickly by shifting your weight forward on your toes. Next, get into a receiving position by stretching both arms out in front of you and pressing them together from hands to elbows.
To volleyball dig both arms are held together at the wrists so your arms form a flat surface, called a "platform" for the ball to bounce off of. a digger places closed fist inside the palm of the other hand and wraps the fingers around the closed fists so both thumbs are now together side by side.
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Volleyball Hands:To pass a volleyball with your platform point both thumbs down towards the ground, tightly holding your the wrists and thumbs of both hands together. Then, just like in forearm pass grip option #1 , you would point both thumbs down towards the ground, tightly holding your the wrists and thumbs of both hands together.
The first thing we will cover is what you need to do with your arms and hands to form your passing platform. Arms and hands for passing platform. To dig the volleyball you want to have both arms together, straight and facing the angle of your target.
Kneeds And Hands Position Volleyball diggers need to bend their knees to be close to the ground and have their hands in front of them. Hands On Dig A dig in volleyball should always be performed with both hands, if possible. Two hands provide a much better tool for controlling the volleyball from going out of bounds.
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This is done by bend the elbows or curling the wrists. You may also take a step forward and lean to get into a lower position. Side sprawls Sprawl to the side while changing the position of your arms by dropping your inside shoulder. manipulating the position of your arms is important to directing the ball to the target area
A dig is a pass of a hard-driven ball from the other team. Like a pass, your arm position and platform remain the same. The difference is that the ball is coming from a high point above the net and hit in a downward trajectory. When passing the ball is coming from 30 feet away and usually below the height of the net.
Place the back of the right hand on top of the palm of the left hand. Bring both thumbs together and place them side by side. Keep fingers and thumbs close together.