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Volleyball is a team sport that originated in the United States in 1895 and was adopted in Canada in 1900.  It is played on a court that is 59 feet long and 29.5 feet wide with a net that divides the court in half.  Each team consists of six players, and matches are typically the best three sets out of five.  Sets are played to 25, and the winning team must win by two points.  If a fifth set is needed to determine the winner of a match, it is usually played until one team scores 15 points (instead of 25) and is winning by at least two points.

Playing the Game

Each set begins with a serve.  A coin toss before the match determines which team will begin serving.  After the first set, teams alternate serving first.  Upon receiving the serve, the opposing team can touch the ball up to three times to return it back over the net, but the same player cannot touch it twice in a row.  Ideally this takes place in the form of a pass, set and spike.  A pass is usually underhanded and occurs when the ball hits off of a player’s forearms.  The purpose of the pass is to get the ball into the setter’s hands.  Setters usually pass the ball with their fingertips.  A set is designed to give a third player on the team an opportunity to spike the ball into the opponent’s court.  The goal is to hit the ball in such a way that the opposing team cannot return it, earning the attacking team a point.

This back and forth play continues until one of the teams is unable to return the ball or someone commits an error.  When this occurs, the opposing team is awarded a point regardless of whether they served the ball (NOTE:  Before 1999, a team had to be serving to win a point).  If the team who wins the point served the ball at the beginning of the rally, they continue serving.  If they did not, they get the serve back.  Every time a team gets the serve back, players rotate clockwise through the different positions on the court, and the person who is serving continues to serve until the opposing team wins the serve.

A set ends when a team scores 25 points and is winning by at least two and a match ends when a team wins three sets.

Learning to Play Volleyball

There are many ways an individual can learn to play volleyball.  Many school children are taught basic volleyball skills in physical education class, while high schools frequently have junior varsity and varsity teams.  In addition, volleyball is one of the options offered by some recreational sports leagues.  Another option is volleyball camp, which offers players a more intense learning experience, giving participants an opportunity to enhance their skills.  For individuals who are very serious about learning or perfecting the sport, a volleyball tutor can provide one-on-one coaching to help them reach their full potential.