This is a list of the more common English volleyball jargon terms: Contents. [hide]
. 1 General terms; 2 Types of sets; 3 Methods of contacting the ball; 4 Slang terms
; 5 External links. General term...
Ace: A botched serve after which the opponent is awarded a point. ... Approach:
Moving quickly toward the net or ball in an attempt to make a play. ... Attack Line:
Also called "the 10-foot line"; the line that divides the front row ... An offensive
player who tries to hit the ball to end a play and ultimately earn a point for...
Serve – The first contact that starts every rally is called a “serve”. ... This contact
does not count as one of the three contacts a team is allowed to make. The same
If the receiving team wins the rally, they score a point and gain the serve. ... the
ball directly into the opposite court if contact is made when any part of the ball is
... If it makes contact and rebounds back to the team that played the ball, it is ruled
A game is complete when one team scores twenty-five (25) points and has a two
... If the server steps on or over the end line while serving, it is called a foot fault ...
ACE -- A serve which lands in the opponent's court without being touched, ... KILL
-- An attack by a player that is not returnable by the receiving player on the
opposing team and leads directly to a point or loss of rally ... ...an attack followed
immediately by an official's called blocking error (see ... ...makes a centerline...
The official ball will be a regulation indoor leather volleyball will be used. ... For
the serving team, any points known to have been scored on this term of service ...
any part of one arm in an effort to direct the ball into the opponent's team area. ....
at the same instant it is considered one hit and any player may make the nex...
Prior to the second game, teams will switch sides and the serving team from
game one will receive and vice versa. ... or she will be called out of bounds with
the point awarded to the other team. ... Players must set the ball directly forward
or directly backward when setting the ball over the net. ... All teams make the
There are six players on court in a Volleyball team, who each must rotate one ...
Formerly, a team could only win a point if it served the ball. ... The libero cannot
serve, spike the ball over the net or rotate into the front-line positions, but ... net
and into the opponent's court rather than reaching straight up, when the block ...
Rules of volleyball limit the way a player makes a play on the ball. ... A player or
group of players on the serving team make a screen by waving ... All actions
which direct the volleyball toward the opponent, with the exception of a serve ....
The signal sequence is blow the whistle, show which team wins the point, then
the fault ...