Dodge | Ophea Teaching Tools

    Dodge

    A sudden change in direction to avoid an obstacle.  

    Dodge
    • Focus eyes in direction of travel
    • Plant one foot and quickly change direction
    • Low body position during change of direction
    • Can dodge in both directions
    I can also...
    • avoid being tagged
    • get open to receive a pass
    • perform a creative movement dance
    Self Check Questions:
    • Is one of my feet planted in order to push off?
    • Is my body in a low squat with knees bent?
    • Is my head up to see where my opponent is?
    • Can I fake in one direction and move in the other direction?