Sport Essay: Basic Skills And Game Play Of Volleyball

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Sports article Basic skills and game play of volleyball Informing and explaining Introduction Have you ever looked at a game of volleyball and wondered what it would feel like to play it yourself? Here are some basic rules and skills for you to get up and have a go. Basic rules A volleyball team consist of 6 members on a court at one time, these 6 members have certain positions on the court that they must stand in. Each position on the court has a certain role for each player to follow when in this position on the court. It is a sport played by two teams on a playing court divided by a net. The object of the game is to send the ball over the net in order to ground it on the opponent's court, and to prevent the same effort by the opponent.…show more content…
It may also be used when a extremely high pass is needed. A set is normally used to set a player for a spike. The basic skill steps for a set are… Ready position… - Move under the ball - Feet slightly wider than shoulder width with one foot slightly in front of the other - Place hands above head with hands and fingers in a triangle shape - Elbows bent and facing outwards Contact … - Keep an eye on the ball through the triangle of your hands - Make contact with the ball using your fingers making sure your palms do not touch the ball - Keep the ball above head level at all times throughout the motion Push… - Push up with your arms and legs until your body is fully extended - The direction in which your arms are facing will determine which direction the ball will go Follow through… - Push until arms are fully extended - Return to ready position Spike – A spike is used to form an attack to the opposition. It is most commonly used in mid air. Contact is made with the ball in mid air to push the ball down hard with force. A set is typically the pass before a spike putting it high in the air and allowing the spiker to have enough time to get to the

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