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Who created Volleyball
William G. Morgan,
When was volleyball invented?
What was volleyball originally called?
What City and State Did Volleyball Originate?
What 4 sports is Volleyball a combination of?
basketball, baseball, tennis and handball
Where was the first Volleyball game played?
What year was the first volleyball game played?
When was the United States Volleyball Association formed?
when the ball is served to the other team,
and no one touches it.
When the team that served the ball makes a mistake, causing the ball to go to the other team.
When a player jumps the height of the net, blocks the ball, and the ball goes back to the person who attacked(spiked) it.
When a player makes a save from a very difficult spike.
When a team spikes the ball and
it either ends in a point or a sideout.
Where does the server stand?
Behind the restraining line (end line)
Ball can be served under or overhand
Ball must be clearly visable to the opponent before serve
How many points are scored on every score of the ball?
When can the defense score?
On an offensive miss, out of bounds hit or serve into the net
How many points is in a total game?
25 but team must win by 2 points
How many times can a team hit the ball?
Can a player hit the ball twice in a row?
Can a ball be played off of the net during a volley and on a serve?
Is a ball touching the Boundary line good?
who can switch positions after a serve?
Front line players
Can a player block or attack a serve?
When do teams rotate?
They rotate clockwise one position each time they win the serve
How many players are on a side?
Can a player step on or over the line during a serve?
Can a player touch the net with any part of the body when the ball is in play?
When are the only times a player can reach over the net?
When executing a follow-through, when blocking a ball which is in the opponents court but is being returned.
what is the middle of the court called?
What are the dimensions of a volleball court
60 feet x 30 feet
HOw high is the net?
8 feet for men, 7.4 feet for women
When does the offense score?
On a defense miss or defensive out of bounds hit
How is the first serve of the game determined?
by a volley - but each subsequent game shall be served by the previous game loser
A legal hit is contact with the ball by a players body above and including the waist which does not allow the ball to visably come to a rest
If two or more players contact the ball simultaneously, it is considered one play and the players involved may not participate in the next play
One violation is failure to serve over the net successfully
What is considered an illegal hit of the ball?
Carrying, palming, throwing
Can a player reach under the net?
failure to serve in the correct order is a violation
Blocks or spikes from a position in which is clearly not behind the 10 foot line while in the back row position is a violation
Middle of the court
8 for men, 7.4 for women
Length of court
10 foot area off the court