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 people play 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 more descriptive 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 on July 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 three serves 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 exceptin the case of the first serve. (Wikipedia)
The team has only six players on the court. Three of those players play front row and three of them play back row. The team is allowed to use a libero, a libero is a back row player that specialize himself in defensive, which the player wears a different color shirt. As mentioned before each team is allowed to have a maximum of three hits beforehitting the ball over the net. (Volleyball Advisors)
Players may not hit the ball twice in succession. The ball may be played off the net during a volley and on a serve. Any ball that is hitting a boundary line is called “in”. If a player contact the ball with any part of his/her body is legal. The player on the opposite side of the court can’t block or attack the serve from on or inside the 10-footline. The front row player may switch positions at the net after the ball is served. (Strength & power for Volleyball)
There are some basic rules in each sport. One of the basic rules of indoor volleyball is the serve. The ball may be served underhand or overhand it doesn’t matter. The ball should be clearly visible to opponents before serve. If the ball-graze the net and drop to the other sideit counts. The serve must be returned by a bump only no setting or attacking a serve. (Westlake)
The game should be played up to 25 points. For there to be a winner the team must win by 2 points. In defensive position to score a point is by an offensive miss, out of bounds hit or a serve into the net. Every time the ball hits the ground there will be a point. (Westlake)
Each time the team wins aserve there will be a rotation. The players should rotate clockwise manner. In court there are only six positions on each side. In position number 1 every player serve, this position is located on the back row at the right. When the team needs to rotate the player in the 1 position moves to position 6. This player must likely reseve balls and takes the pass to the setter of the team. So, when...
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