Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|In the old rules, a team was allowed to hit the ball three times on their side before sending it over and back to the other team. Under the new rules, how many times is a team allowed to hit the ball?||Rules of Volleyball: Changes in 2000
you're crazy! That rule's never changed!. OK, so I was being tricky. :)
libero. Rule 4.1.2 Unlimited substitutions, but the libero must always play in 1 of positions 1, 5, or 6, cannot attack, and cannot serve or block.
|In high school volleyball, the old order of sets within a match was four non-rally-point (NRP) sets followed by one rally-point (RP) set if the NRP sets ended in a 2-2 tie. What is the new order?||Rules of Volleyball: Changes in 2000
all RP. This was initiated to make the game faster paced and more exciting. The fifth match (if there is one) is scored to 15 rather than 25 points.
he or she is no longer needed. Rule 20.3.1 If an incoming substitution player enters the substitution zone, action is considered a request for substitution.
touch the net. Rules 15.2.1 and 22.214.171.124 The ball can touch the net if it passes over it whilst in bounds and lands in the play area. Another new rule is that you're no longer allowed a 'practice toss'.
|What is the maximum number of tries or hits that a team gets to return the ball to the other side of the net?||Volleyball
3. A team can touch the ball one, two, or three times to get it back over the net. If the ball is touched four times, the referee will give the ball to the other team.
|In a normal game, how many players are on the full court at a time?||Volleyball
12. Six players are on each side of the net, which brings the total up to 12 players.
|Which is the name of a player who specializes in playing back row?||Volleyball
Libero. This person is usually rotated in for the middle blocker, who only plays front row.
|What is another name for the left side front row position?||Volleyball
Outside Hitter. This is my favorite position.
|What is the height of a high school-level girls volleyball net?||Volleyball
7'11-5/8". Women's height is about 7'4". middle school aged girls height is 7', and elementary girls height is 6'6".
knuckleball. A floater is a ball that does not spin. The ball has a tendency to move all over the place when served, making it tough to pass. A great weapon.
roof . Want to get some momentum back for your team? Get a big block and watch the tide turn.
|When playing volleyball, your opponents court is divided up into six sections when you serve. What section would you serve to if you were told to serve a short middle ball?||Volleyball General Knowledge
Three . A good short serve can throw off a serve recieve. The court starts from the right back position as 1 and follows the court counter clockwise for the other numbers.
Holyoke, Mass.. Where William Morgan invented the game, at a YMCA in Holyoke.
dig. A great digger can make all the difference in a game.
Sinjin Smith. Sinjin Smith, during his time, was the most unbelievable defensive player there was.
Al Scates. Al Scates is intense.
t. The let serve is legal in international, and collegiate play. This is also going to be legal in high school play as well.
FIVB. FIVB- the Federation International de Volleyball.
Australia. The 2000 olympic beach champion (with Natalie Cook) was one of the best.
The middle hitter attacks a quick set, the outside hitter attacks a slightly higher set off his shoulder. When a tandem is run well, it's a great thing to watch. The other play sets are an "x", a shoot, and a dump.
UCLA. The most dominating college team in men's volleyball.
Stanford. Stanford has produced some of the greatest women's volleyball players in the US.
|You are playing a game and the official has held up both hands high above his head. What rule violation has happened?||Volleyball General Knowledge
A back row person has tried to block. Back row players are not allowed to block. This call usually happens to a back row setter, who forgets she can't jump and the ball is passed over the net.
F. Any player may jump to spike a ball, but back row players must jump from behind the attack line. (3 meter or 10 foot line).
William G Morgan. It began in 1895 with a net height of 6'6" and was called "mintonette", because it had many of the same ideas as badmitton.
Lewis . What an unbelievable match. Lewis defeated BYU in 5 with the first game going 44-42.
1964 - Tokyo. Japan won the first women's gold and USSR won the first men's gold.
1996-Atlanta. Started in Atlanta in '96, the first gold in men's was won by Karch Kiraly and Kent Steffes of the USA, the women's gold medal was won by Sandra Pires and Jackie Silva of Brazil.
Cuba. The Cuban women's team had been one of the strongest for almost two decades now. There powerful jumping and spiking makes them unstoppable.