When waiting to catch the ball what position should you be in?

What is the position for receiving catching the football?

The basic rule of catching is to make a diamond-shaped window (some coaches teach a triangle) by putting the thumbs and index fingers of both hands together with the fingers spread out. This hand position is used when a football is coming waist high (belt buckle) or above, and directly to the receiver.

What should you do when catching a ball?

Watch the ball move into your reaching hands. Squeeze your fingers around the ball to trap it in your hand. NOTE: catching with two hands may be easier while you learn how to better coordinate your catching.

Meet the ball with your hands.

  1. Keep your hands wide-spread.
  2. Keep your fingers relaxed.
  3. Reach toward the ball.

What are 4 key points to properly successfully catch a football?

How to Catch a Football

  • Step #1 – Position Your Body Correctly.
  • Step #2 – Position Your Hands Correctly.
  • Step #3 – Grab the Football.
  • Step #4 – Tuck the Football.

Why is catching the ball in the air important in netball?

You can improve this move by turning in the air before you land to keep defenders guessing. To regain your balance you have to absorb the energy from your jump.

What is the catching skill in netball?

To catch: Eyes on the ball. Extend hands forward with fingers spread and thumbs behind the ball (make a ‘W’) keeping hands “soft” Pull / grab / snatch the ball towards your body.

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