Volleyball was invented in1895 by William Morgan in Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA. It is a team sport that is part of the Olympic games. The indoor game consists of six players per team. Three front row players Three back row players
Scoring system used is called Rally Scoring. One point is awarded every time a team wins the ball. Games are to 25 points, however, you must win by two points. Server must be totally behind the line when the ball is contacted or it is a fault and the other team gains a point and possession. Serving team calls their score, then their opponent’s score before every serve.
Teams rotate in a clockwise direction. You may not change your rotation order after the game starts. When the non serving team wins the ball, they rotate one position. The back right position is the serving position. Players may serve from anywhere behind the end line.
You may not touch the net with any part of your body. Any player may not touch the ball consecutively. Three hits maximum per side. You may not catch the ball. Ball hitting the boundary line is in bounds.
You may not kick the ball. Roll the ball under the net to return it to the other team. Always demonstrate good sportsmanship. Keep your eye on the ball. The ball may touch the net at anytime and it is playable.
1. Hold ball in non-dominant hand 2. Non-dominant foot forward. 3. Use pendulum arm swing. 4. Strike bottom of ball with heel of hand. 5. Ball lands in-bounds.
1. Athletic Stance 2. Hands above forehead, form diamond with fingers. 3. Contact ball with pads of fingers above forehead. 4. Use wrists to push upward and away. 5. Ball travels upward, forward, and is playable.