Volleyball Study Guide
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A Match is...
the best two out of three games
A game is.....
Complete one team has scored 25 points
In order to win......
A team must have 2 point average, standard games are 6 vs 6
Change sides after each game
Team winning the serve rotates
scores a point. ( this is called rally scoring)
You cannot ...
hit the ball twice in a row unless it is immediately following a block
it is ...
illegal to catch, throw, or carry a ball
A ball landing...
on a boundary line is a fair ball (in play)
May go out of bounds to hit a ball, but must hit it back to their side before it can go over the net
May make legal contact on any part of the body
If two players....
Block the ball simultaneously, either may take the next hit
If two players....
hit the ball simultaneously, it is considered one hit and either player may hit the ball again
A ball may....
be played up to 3 times by one in volley, but a player may hit it twice in a volley if it has been touched by another player( ex. A passess, B sets, A spikes)
only the front...
line players are allowed to spike the ball
on the serve, all players...
must be in their proper positions
players must ....
stay on their side of the courts
A ball may....
hit the ceiling on your side of the court only and it may not cross over the net after hitting the ceiling
Stop playing a live ball nless a fault has been committed or it is out of bounds.
Scores a point
Loss of .....
Serve occurs when serving team commits fault or losses the volley
if both teams...
commit a fault simultaneously, they play is repeated
The server may serve from......
anywhere behind the end line
On winning the serve....
rotation is always clockwise
The server must...
remain behind the rear line until the ball is served
The server is allowed...
to touch the net on the serve
A serve landing on boundary line.....
is in play
If both teams commit a fault at the same time.......
the play is repeated
it is a fault if the player touches the net, touches an opponent,
or steps over the center line
Reaching over the net on a follow-through from your side is
permissible as long as the player
does not touch the net
double hits (arms and chest)
Contacting the ball with the
palms of the hand, carrying or lifting the ball, or catching
Begins play. Should be performed overhand with hand cupped
A. Set- played with 2 hands overhead using fingers and thumbs
B. Bump pass- any ball received waist high or lower with hands together and fingers
C. Dig- Pass an attack
Net recovery- .......
playing the ball as it bounces off the net
offensive skills used to gain points or the serve. Should be executed third hit
defensive skill used to gain points when the opponent is hitting the ball. Blocker
attempts to block attacked ball directly into opponents court or force attacker to direct ball
into a well-covered area of the court.
the top half of the ball is contacted and driven downward with the palm of the hand.
Timing is extremely important. If spike is not possible, use dink or clear ball into opponents
another form of attack. Performed with tips of fingers when ball is set close to net or
the attacker is attempting to hit an open area close to the net.
hard driven serve which can be easily directed to spots on the floor. Difficult
to return due to power of serve although the receiver can usually tell where the ball is going
medium paced serve that does not spin. Difficult to return because it makes
random movements as it comes over the net.
person who serves the ball