you use it to complete a volleyball dig in defense.
Just before you dig a ball
you lower your hips so they are below the level
of the oncoming ball and you present your platform in front of you blocking the path of the ball so its deflected up in the air towards the middle of your court close to your team's ten foot line.
Volleyball Dig: Where Do You Need To Be On The Court In Order To Dig A Volleyball Up?
The Volleyball Dig: What Is It, When To Do It and How To Dig A Ball: As a digger its your job to place yourself in the path of the oncoming ball that's been hit by an opposing team's hitter. (Ralph Arvesen)
Where do you position yourself on the court to dig a ball up?
Depending on the defense that your team is playing this may mean that you stand in the shadow of your blockers or you have to place yourself in the seam of the block so if the hitter hits between the two blockers the digger will pick up that ball in the back court
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If you're a B team or JV player trying to make varsity next year...your goal should be to complete 1000 reps a day of at least three of the basic skills on your own...volleyball passing, serving and setting should be at the top of the list.
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