An unexpected reaction of the ball hooking sharply left (for a right-hander) or right (for a left hander) on the backends.
An attempt to recover a ball by going to a prone position on the court.
A maneuver extending the body into the air in order to dig for a ball.
When a player exaggerates being hooked or tripped in an attempt to draw a penalty.
a strategic move that is largely confined to advanced players
An attempt by a player to draw a penalty call against the opposing team by embellishing incidental contact. A flagrant dive may result in a two-minute penalty.
When a ball makes a sudden hook just before hitting the pins.
To fake an illegal tackle in an attempt to gain a free kick from the referee; also known as to "act" or "take a dive".
Player falls to ice in attempt to draw penalty against opponent.
A sharp, last-instant break by the ball; it is said to "dive into the pocket."
An exaggeration of the effect of contact, including falling to the ground, intended to influence the referee to award a free kick in favor of the player's team. This is considered unsporting behavior, possibly punishable by yellow card. Also a technique used by goal keepers in an attempt to stop a shot on goal.
A "dive" refers to a situation where a player, by his actions, attempts to draw a penalty against an opposing player whether he has been checked or not.
The accelerating and severe curve of a hooked ball which occurs immediately before contact with the pins.