History of Volleyball Essay

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I. History of Volleyball

a. Founder

b. Origin of the Volleyball

c. First name of Volleyball

d. Who gave the name volleyball

e. Year and When the volleyball was introduced in the philippines

f. Year volleyball officially played in Olympics

iI. cOURT dIMENSION

a. Length and width of the court

b. Length and width of the playing area including the free zone and warm up area

c. Length and width of the net

d. Height of the net for male and female

iii. bASIC sKILLS IN vOLLEYBALL

iv. eQUIPMENTS

v. oFFICIATING oFFICIALS IN vOLLEYBALL

vI. rULES AND rEGULATIONS

vII. lIBERO

I. History of Volleyball

a. The founder of volleyball is William G. Morgan, a YMCA
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The net is made with black mesh, consisting of 10-cm squares and has a white band sewn along the length at the top. A hole on each end of the net allows you to tie it onto the posts to keep it tight during the game.

d. For men’s volleyball competition, the height of the net measures 2.43 meters (about 7 feet, 11 5/8 inches) from the court ground at the center.
For women’s volleyball competition, the net is placed at the height of 2.24 meters (about 7 feet, 4 ¼ inches).
III. Basic skills in volleyball

1)Passing is the act of sending the volleyball to a setter so that he or she can, in turn, present the ball to the spiker for an attack. The two primary passing methods are the bump and the dig.

2)Setting the ball is a critical area of the overall offensive attack. If the set is poorly placed, it can dramatically lower the effectiveness of even versatile spikers, because it limits their hitting options and their likelihood of hitting a kill shot for a point or sideout. Conversely, a well-delivered set gives a hitter a much better chance to avoid blocks and direct the ball strategically.

3)Spiking is the act of driving the volleyball hard into an area of your opponent's court. The two basic power shots are the cross-court shot and the baseline shot. Once an opponent has developed a healthy respect for a team's spiking power, alternative offensive shots such as tips and dinks can be employed with greater effectiveness.

4)Blocking

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