Ball techniques

Technique for getting a ball up from the floor onto the player’s lap – suitable for players of wheelchair rugby with poor hand function


User picks ball up from ground

To pick the ball up from the floor the user holds it against the wheels of the wheelchair. By driving forward, the ball follows with the wheel, which makes it easy to bring the ball up to the player’s lap.
See associated tip for wheelchair rugby rules.

User picks ball up from ground
User picks ball up from ground

User picks ball up from ground
User picks ball up from ground

Related tips

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Wheelchair for wheelchair rugby.
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- team sport for people with tetraplegia.
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Modified glove for wheelchair rugby.
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Tipsare: Magnus

M. lives in a house together with his wife and two children. He is working part time. He has a tetraplegia C6.