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Dodgeball is a game in which players try to hit other players on the opposing team with balls while avoiding being hit themselves.

An Overview of Dodgeball

There are many variations of the game, but generally the main objective of each team is to eliminate all members of the opposing team by hitting them with thrown balls, catching a ball thrown by a member of the opposing team, or forcing them to move outside the court boundaries when a ball is thrown at them.

Dodgeball is usually 6-a-side with a minimum of 2 female players on the team. There are 6 balls, if you hit someone with a throw, they are out. If they hit you, you are out. If you catch a throw you get a player back in and the thrower is out – a double swing! Head shots don't count, and there are certain penalties for this.

Each set is normally around 2.5 minutes long, and the team with the most players left at this time wins the set (if they haven't got their opponents out already)

The best thing about dodgeball is that you can play for free. All you need is some space, comfortable clothes and footwear, 5 balls and some friends.

Benefits

  • Develops strength in your arms and shoulders from throwing the ball.
  • Develops power in your legs from jumping, dodging and weaving and flexibility to twist and turn out of the way.
  • Develops quick reflexs and eye hand coordination as you block, catch and throw accurately while moving.

Costs

Taster Dodgeball sessions can be as cheap as £5

Equipment

You'll need a six dodgeballs, the official rules, court dimensions and / or you'll want to find a league.

Find Dodgeball Activities Near You

Use the search below to find local activities near you.

National Governing Bodies

UK Dodgeball Association

Contact Name
General Information
Contact Email
info@ukdba.org
Contact Telephone
01438 7791005

OSS Leisure Swim School LTD

From its base in North Walsham, OSS Leisure Swim School offers swimming lessons for children aged 3-14 years.

High Altitude Trampoline Park

Bounce around on a huge bed of interconnected trampolines, dive and flip into the air bag, dodge, duck, dip, and dive during Dodgeball, and dunk some epic hoops on our bouncy dunkball area, free style jumps, birthday parties, parent and toddler sessions,

Cromer Sports Centre

One of three Community Sports Centres in North Norfolk offering affordable sporting and physical activity opportunities to the whole community. Facility hire, classes, children's holiday activities, birthday parties, events and more...

4ward sports

4ward Sports provide nurseries, schools and communities with qualified coaches to implement sporting opportunities.

Our objectives are simple; we want as many children involved in sport as possible.

4ward sports provide bubble football and archery t

Train With Premier

Provider of accredited courses, training worksops and e-learning related to the sports, fitness and wellbeing industry - specialising in coaching sports to children in school settings. Our HQ in Shropham, Norfolk, hosts a wealth of courses. Discover, how

Dodgeball

Dodgeball

Arrive and Play it's that simple. Book online for discounted rates. Bring a team or come alone.

Norwich Nighthawks Dodgeball

Norwich Nighthawks Dodgeball

Get in shape and make friends with these social dodgeball sessions!

Summer Multi Sports Camps

Summer Multi Sports Camps

Our sports camps are suitable for 6-14 year olds. A standard day is 9am-3:30pm, and extended days are 8:30am-6pm.

7th & 8th August
12th & 13th August
21st & 22nd August

Download an application form from www.broadlandsports.club, book via calling 01493 369651.

09:00-15:30 £15 per day members £20 per day non-members 08:30-18:00 £25 per day members £30 per day non-members 10% discount for siblings booked on the same day

Activities include football, tennis, kwik cricket, squash, uni-hoc, squash 57, dodgeball, table tennis and swimming. Please remember your swimming kit each day.