Dodgeball is a team sport in which players from two teams try to throw balls to hit opponents, while avoiding being hit by a ball sent by a rival team. The goal of each team is to eliminate all members of the opposing team by hitting them with thrown balls, catching the ball thrown by the opponent, or forcing the opponent to commit a foul, such as leaving the court.
Sport is played informally (in schools and on playgrounds) according to different rules; and formally as an international sport, according to rules that differ from international governing bodies, such as the World Dodgeball Federation (WDBF) and the World Dodgeball Association (WDA).
There is no exact number of players needed to play dodgeball, and games vary from small to large number of players. The concept of the game mainly depends on the available space for the game and the total number of players available.
Dodgeball is played with equipment that does not cause injuries (soft balls). Then, dodgeball is also a good source of exercise. When practicing this sport, the player is always active. Eye-hand coordination is practiced by catching / throwing the ball, and also by dodging the ball. Numerous studies state that dodgeball can build satisfactory endurance and represent quality cardio training in a number of ways.
Dodgeball improves your social skills with family and friends. The game encourages teamwork and communication with each other to win. Another way dodgeball improves social skills is to build satisfactory self-confidence and trust in the team.