Volleyball was originated in the united states, it was originated in 1895. But Volleyball in Cuba was introduced by the Canadian Mr. L. M. Ward October de 1905 in the YMCA gy in Havana City. Volleyball in Cuba is the same as in the U.S.
Volleyball is played by 2 groups of six people, the court is split by a net. The object of the game is to get the volley ball over the net so that the opposing team can not return it to the other side. Each team has 3 tries to get it to the other side. It depends on weather is professional play or social play. professional usually last 60 mins, and social usually 45 mins.
The points go up to 15. Whenever the other team messes up then the opposing team scores a point. The average volleyball dimensions are 60 ft by 30 ft. There is a line in the middle dividing both sides into 30 ft squares.
The three basic strategies are dig, set, spike. You can get penalties for catching or throwing the ball, 4 hits, Assisted hit. When you catch or throw the ball to the other team it is illegal. When one team serves 4 time it is also a penalty. An assited hit is when a player or any object to assist a teammate in playing the ball.
You need a spherical ball that is smooth. The oufits consists of a jersey plus shorts or briefs, pants, or culottes. There are many different types of leagues. There is high school, college, professional,national and more. Also Olympics.
You use to have to stand on one foot to serve. Now you can stand on both feet to serve. There could be as many people as wanted to play, now there is a limit of 6 players.
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