Volleyball-An Awesome Sport


In these, we are going to increase your knowledge about the sport volleyball. By mentioning everything about volleyball, So read the full article and have fun.

Volleyball is a sport in which two teams of six players use their hands to hit a ball back and forth over a high net. Attempting to get the ball to touch the court within the rivals. Playing area before it can be returned from our side.

To avoid this, an opposing team player bats the ball up and toward a teammate before it touches the court surface. That teammate may then volley it straight across the net. Smash it to a third teammate who volleys it across the net. A team can only touch the ball three times before it must be delivered over the net.

Volleyball History

William G. Morgan, who is the physical director of the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) in Holyoke. Massachusetts found the sport volleyball in the year 1895. It was create as an indoor sport for business people who felt basketball to be too strenuous.

Morgan dubbed the sport “mintonette” until a lecturer at the Springfield College in Massachusetts saw the volleying feature. Of the game volleyball and suggest the word “volleyball.” Morgan wrote the original regulations and rules, which were publish in the opening edition.

The Athletic League the magazine of the Young Men’s Christian Associations of North America’s Official Handbook (1897). In the United States, the game quickly gain popularity among both sexes in schools, parks, the armed forces, and other groups, and it was export to other nations.

The YMCA and the National Collegiate Athletic Association jointly adopted rules in 1916. (NCAA). The National YMCA Physical Education Committee held the inaugural nationwide. The tournament in the United States in New York City in 1922.

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The United States Volleyball Association (USVBA) was established in 1928. Is the regulatory body for the sport in the United States With the exception of 1944 and 1945. The USVBA—now known as USA Volleyball (USAV)—has held annual national men’s and senior men’s (age 35 and older) volleyball championships since 1928.

In 1949, it established a women’s division, and in 1977, it introduced a senior women’s division (for women aged 30 and up). Other national events in the United States are organized by USAV member organizations.

More details

Following World War I, when national organizations were founded, American troops introduced volleyball to Europe. The Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) was founded in Paris in 1947 and relocated to Lausanne in 1984. The USVBA was one of the 13 founding members of the FIVB, which grew to over 210 members by the late twentieth century.

The first Far East Games, held in Manila in 1913, marked the start of the international volleyball competition. Volleyball was played on a wider court, with a lower net. And nine players on a team in Asia throughout the early 1900s and until after World War II.

The FIVB-sponsored world volleyball championships (for men only in 1949; for men and women in 1952 and subsequent years) resulted in the adoption of standardized playing rules and refereeing. At the 1964 Olympic Games in Tokyo, volleyball was made an Olympic sport for both men and women.

The Game:

Volleyball is a sport that can be play both indoors and outdoors and requires very little equipment and space. The game is play on a smooth-surfaced court that measures 9 meters (30 feet) wide by 18 meters (60 feet) long and is divide. Into two equal parts by a center line, one of which is chosen or assign to each of the two competing teams.

While the ball is in play, players may not walk entirely beyond the center line. The point in front of which a back-court player may not drive the ball over the net from a position over the top of the net is marke by a line 3 meters (10 feet) from and parallel to the center line of either half of the court.

Net heights for men and women are 2.4 meters (8 feet) and 2.2 meters (7.4 feet), respectively, measure from the top edge of the net to the playing space in the middle of the court.

The height of the net may be modified further for young people and others who prefer a lower net. To assist game officials in evaluating whether served or volleyed balls are in or out of bounds.

A vertical tape marker is connected to the net directly above each side border of the court, and a flexible antenna stretches 1 meter (3 feet) above the net along the outer edge of each vertical tape marker.

This was everything you need to know about the game volleyball.



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