Before the match, one player from each team will participate in a coin toss that determines which team will serve first and which side of the court teams will start on.... read more ›
The referee shall toss a coin and one captain (the team listed first on the schedule) shall call it in the air. The winner shall choose to either serve, receive, or playing area. The loser of the toss is given the remaining choice.... see more ›
In a deciding set of a match, a home captain shall call the toss. The winner shall choose to serve/receive or the playing area. The loser of the toss shall be given the remaining choice.... see details ›
The international rules clearly state that only one toss of the ball is allowed. If you toss the ball, whatever the result ends up being, that's your serve. So if you toss it and catch it, that was not a successful hit, and you should lose the point. Most leagues don't hold to that standard.... read more ›
Three-set matches are two sets to 25 points and a third set to 15 points. Each set must be won by two points. The first team to win two sets is the winner of the match. Five-set matches are four sets to 25 points and a fifth set to 15 points.... view details ›
An illegal hit is: 1) slapping the ball, 2) bumping the ball with two separated hands (hands must be together), 3) carrying the ball, 4) palming the ball, 5) directing the ball. *NOTE: in order to not be a illegal hit, the ball must leave players hand immediately upon contact of the ball.... see more ›
It is allowed to serve underhand in volleyball. According to the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) the balls can be hit with any part of the hand or the arm. The manner in which the ball is hit does not matter provided it is only hit with the hand or arm.... continue reading ›
Who calls the Super Bowl coin toss? The AFC is designated as the home team for every even-numbered Super Bowl, so in 2022 – Super Bowl 56 – the AFC Champions (Cincinnati Bengals) will be the home side, despite playing at the Rams' home stadium.... continue reading ›
Your team wins the coin toss and you choose to kick. This means the other team starts with the ball at the start of the 1st half. The other team gets their first choice to kick or receive at the start of the 2nd half. They will always choose to receive it.... continue reading ›
Prior to the Referee's toss, the call of “heads” or “tails” must be made by the captain of the visiting team, or by the captain designated by the Referee if there is no home team. Unless the winner of the toss defers his choice to the second half, he must choose one of two privileges, and the loser is given the other.... continue reading ›
- Server must serve from behind the end line (dark green/blue) until after contact.
- Ball may be served underhand or overhand.
- Ball must be clearly visible to opponents before serve.
- Served ball may graze the net and drop to the other side for a point.
When playing defense, volleyball players place their hands behind their head in order to protect themselves from receiving a serve. In offensive situations, such as setting up for a spike or pass, volleyball players put their hands behind their heads in order to keep the ball from hitting them in the face.... see details ›
What Is a Tri-Match in Volleyball? Sometimes teams will arrange a 3-way meeting to combine more games. So instead of having just 2 teams playing each other, you will have team A playing team B, then team A playing team C, and finally, team B will play team C.... view details ›
The C set is a back row set behind the setter intended to keep a separation option for the setter when they are in the front row. At higher levels, this set is played very fast. The amount of left shoulder will drop will. depend on the direction of the hit.... read more ›
The seven positions in volleyball are outside hitter, opposite, setter, middle blocker, libero, defensive specialist, and serving specialist.... see more ›
4-2. The “4” indicates that four players are hitters at some point in the game and “2” players are setters at some point in the game. The setter typically plays right-front or middle-front and remains the setter while she is in the front-row.... continue reading ›
Legal and Illegal Hits:
The following constitutes as an illegal hit: the ball visibly comes to a rest, the ball is held or thrown as a slam dunk, successive contacts except for the first contact of a rally, and attacking or blocking a serve.... read more ›
You cannot catch or hold the ball in regulation volleyball. To insure that the ball is not held for a split second on scoop shots, you can't use open palms beneath the ball to hit it.... continue reading ›
Of all the rules in Volleyball, ball handling is probably the most misunderstood. The ball is allowed to touch any part of the players' body from head to toe as long as the contact is legal. Yes, a player can kick the ball, which is a legal contact.... read more ›
How To Practice The Overhand Volleyball Serve At Home: Wall Traps... view details ›
A dig is a pass of a hard-driven ball from the other team. Like a pass, your arm position and platform remain the same. The difference is that the ball is coming from a high point above the net and hit in a downward trajectory.... see details ›
No, the international rules for the libero do not allow them to serve. Yes, the libero can serve in one rotation position in college, high school, middle school, and club levels all throughout the USA. After serving in that position, they can only serve in that same position for the rest of the game.... see details ›
In cricket, the toss is the flipping of a coin to determine which captain will have the right to choose whether their team will bat or field at the start of the match.... view details ›
How to Overhand Serve a Volleyball BETTER! - YouTube... read more ›
Often called the swan dive, or sometimes the volleyball dolphin dive, this is a technique used in volleyball to keep the ball alive in difficult situations. In defense, when the ball is travelling low to the ground, sometimes it isn't possible to rely on the 5 Skills of Volleyball to play the ball up or over.... view details ›