Some creative volleyball team names are Serve-ivors, Wild Wings, Spin Masters, Netmasters, Nasty Balls and Lucky 12's. Big City Volleyball's Jay Adams suggested these names.Continue Reading
The original name of volleyball was "mintonette." William G. Morgan created volleyball in 1895. He designed it as a combination of basketball, handball, tennis and baseball. The official ball of volleyball was designed in 1900. Though volleyball was played as a demonstration sport in the Paris Summer Olympics in 1924, it was only introduced into the Summer Olympics in 1964.
Volleyball is played in two teams of six players each. A point is scored when the ball is grounded on the opposing team's court.Learn more about Classic Sports
In volleyball, a point is awarded to a team when the other team fails to return the ball or returns the ball out of bounds. In some instances of volleyball, only the serving team can win a point.Full Answer >
In volleyball, a team scores a point by successfully grounding the ball on the opponent's court on the opposite side of the net. A team also scores when the opposing team commits a fault or receives a penalty. If the serving team wins a rally, it scores a point and continues to serve; if the receiving team wins a rally, it scores a point, and it serves next.Full Answer >
Volleyball cheers traditional to the sport include repetitions of the phrase "Ahhhhh sweet" when a point is scored and "Ahhhhh team" when the team is scored against. Common chants include "s-i, s-i-d, s-i-d-e-o-u-t, sideout" interspersed with clapping and then an utterance of the team's name, according to Strength and Power for Volleyball.Full Answer >
Participants at a volleyball tryout evaluation can expect to be judged and scored based on overall attitude while interacting with the team, athletic ability to perform on the court and skills related to a particular position during practice games at tryouts. Judges are also seeking athletes who communicate with team members, demonstrate leadership skills and are eager to learn new skills.Full Answer >