High school volleyball tournament rules begin with the construction of a 30-foot wide and 60-foot long court with a two-inch line surrounding it that serves as the out-of-bounds marker. Six players are allowed on each side of the net during play. Teams are permitted to touch the ball three times whe
There is dispute over whether the ball used in the first volleyball game was a basketball or a basketball's inner air bladder. Basketballs at the time (1895) were made of leather, while basketball bladders were made of cloth. The first ball manufactured for use in volleyball was made of leather.
The game of volleyball was invented in 1895 by William G. Morgan. At the time, it was called mintonette and was created to combine the best aspects of handball, basketball, tennis and baseball.
To set a volleyball, form a triangle shape with your forefingers and thumbs, and keep the volleyball in the air using the strength of your hands, arms and legs. You may only use your fingertips to make contact with the volleyball, however.
Volleyball was invented in 1895 by William G. Morgan, a YMCA instructor in Holyoke, Mass. According to Volleyball.org, Morgan combined elements of basketball, tennis, baseball and handball to create a new sport that was originally called "mintonette."
Commonly used terms in volleyball include "free ball," "pepper" and "side out." Other commonly used terms in the game are "approach," "attack," "spike" and "block."
Beginning with the most basic of rules, each team is allowed six players on the court at one time. Three of these players are designated front row players and three are confined to the back row. Each team is allowed three hits to return the ball over the net.
The international volleyball federation named Charles Frederick "Karch" Kiraly the greatest men's volleyball player in the world in 1986, and he still holds that title. His successes came in both beach and indoor volleyball because he was able to master both versions of the game.
Regulation volleyballs typically weigh 10 ounces. However, there are different types of materials along with a variety of volleyball types, which may cause volleyballs to weigh slightly more or less than the typical weight.
In volleyball, a carry is when a player makes contact with the ball for an excessive amount of time during a set, according to Tone Sports. The exact duration that defines a carry is a judgment call for the referee.