Probably, in any sport there is no such nepotism as in volleyball. Husbands and wives, brothers and sisters, brothers and … brothers! Fathers and sons, mothers and daughters … This we are not talking about uncles and cousins, and this also happens, by the way. The specifics and requirements of the game bring together. There are families who have more than one Olympic gold and medals from world championships on a common shelf for cups and medals – couples or family dynasties from other sports can hardly boast of this. Their phenomenon is that they are not talented alone. Someone from the cradle is training hand in hand, someone has found a soul mate in the gym. Today we will talk about the most famous volleyball families and even entire dynasties. Continue reading
The most exclusive goal of the game. In team sports, you need to score a ball into the goal, get into the ring, etc. In volleyball, you need to prevent the ball from touching its part of the court, which makes the game unusual.
The most demanded sport in the categories of television rating. Volleyball is the only sport that got into the top three in all categories of TV ratings, including the volume of broadcasts in prime time and the largest number of spectators.
Interesting facts about volleyball in Russia
The first Soviet official match took place at the end of 1923 in the capital. He passed between the “theater” and “filmmakers” and with a light hand of the creative intelligentsia quickly gained popularity in our country. The USSR Volleyball Championships will start from the 1933 competitions under the name “All-Union Volleyball Festival.” Continue reading
In modern volleyball, an attack hit becomes one of the decisive elements of the game for most teams.
The most spectacular moment of any volleyball match is the attack. It is in the process of attacking actions that teams receive 50-70% of scoring points. The whole team seeks to create a moment for the successful execution of this spectacular element. The player, owning the technique of such strikes, can give the ball an acceleration of up to 130 km / h!
Therefore, understanding and applying the principles of the correct technique of an attacking strike is one of the priorities for a volleyball player. Continue reading