Everyone knows that spiking the ball aggressively hard with a powerful armswing so it hits the floor before any opposing team player can dig it and make it a playable ball... is a way to score a point for your team.
The swipe, wipe and the tool are very similar concepts.
If your setter sets you a trap set which is a ball that falls too far inside the court or too close to the net and you need an option in order to score a point, your last option is to wipe the ball or swipe the ball against the blocker's hands so that the ball touches them last before it lands out of bounds.
If you hear someone say to "tool" the block its also the same concept but just another slang word used to describe the same hitter attempt to score a point using the blocker's hands or arms as a 'tool' against them by 'wiping' or 'swiping' the ball against their "pressed" arms to wipe the ball off of before the ball bounces out without anyone getting to it.
When you hit the ball while standing on the ground without taking a spike approach the attack is called a "down ball" because you are hitting the ball without taking a spike approach.
You can score a point by hitting a strong enough down ball to an open space on the opposing team's court.
When a hitter 'thumps" a ball its a way of saying that they hit a ball extremely hard, "Man she thumped that ball!"
Your three options are:
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