How to Play Dodgeball: A Beginner’s Guide How to Play Dodgeball Dodgeball is one of the fastest growing sports in the UK and US. Why is it enjoying such success? “Dodgeball has many advantages over other sports, but none more than its absolute accessibility. It is played right across the world by people of all ages, sexes and sporting abilities. It is very simple to learn, and ‘everyone’ has the ability get involved as part of a team” UKDBA Dodgeball is a simple, fast paced game that can be played by anyone.