Volleyball is one of my favorite sports. I have played volleyball since I am 8 years old. The two types of volleyball more known is indoor volleyball that is more popular and more peopleplay it. And the other type of volleyball is beach volleyball, which wasn’t that popular here in Puerto Rico, now is more popular.
Now on days the sport of volleyball is 115 years old. In that timein wasn’t called volleyball it was called mintonette. Someone remarked to Morgan that the player seemed to be volleying the ball back and forth over the net, so “volleyball” would be a moredescriptive name for the sport. It is originated in the United States, more than 46 million Americans plays this sport. An instructor at the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) decided to blend elements ofbasketball, baseball, tennis, and handball to create the game of volleyball. It demanded less physical contact than basketball. At Springfield College the first game of “volleyball” was played onJuly 7, 1896. (Volleyball)
Volleyball is a game played by two teams on a rectangular court divided by a high net, the object is to keep a large ball in motion, from side to side, striking it with thehands before it touches the ground. They only can use up to three hits to ground the ball on the opposing team’s side of the net. (Dictionary)
There are many types of volleyball around the world.The mainly two types of volleyball played are beach volleyball and indoor volleyball. People think that volleyball is mainly women’s sport but really there are many men who like to play volleyball.(Angel Fire)
William G. Morgan wrote down the first rule that was called for a net 6 feet 6 inches high, a 25x50ft court, and any number of players. The march was composed of nine innings with threeserves for each team in each inning, and no limit to the number of ball contact for each team before sending the ball to the opponent’s court. If was a foul if the ball was hitting into the net... [continua]
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