HISTORY OF VOLLEYBALL IN THE USSR
Volleyball in the USSR began to develop after the Great October Socialist Revolution. His enthusiasts and propagandists were students of art universities and art workers. In 1925, at the initiative…

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HOW TO CHOOSE SHOES FOR VOLLEYBALL
When choosing sneakers for volleyball, first of all pay attention to the sole. It is good if it is made of rubber, which provides the best grip on the gym…

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New volleyball scoring formulas
Vladimir G1ATKIN, senior coach of the USSR team. The tournament for the FIVB Cup in Seoul was held with a significant innovation: if after the usual four games it came…

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ARTICLE ABOUT VOLLEYBALL

The next World Volleyball Championship for men will be held in Russia, and our athletes are simply obliged to show decent results there. Since the game of volleyball, originally called “mintonette”, was invented in 1895 by William Morgan, just 4 years after the creation of basketball, more than a century has passed. Morgan, a graduate of YMCA Springfield College, developed the game as a combination of basketball, baseball, tennis and handball, and in 1949 the first World Cup was held in Czechoslovakia, by the way, the Soviet Union won gold. You can leave a request for timely purchase of tickets to the European Volleyball Championship without overpayments right now.

The history of the World Volleyball Championships is being written now … Continue reading

Volleyball as a sport and a means of physical education (part 1)

Game sports, including volleyball, can be considered as the highest form of sports games included in the world system of sports competitions, primarily at the level of sports of the highest achievements in its main manifestations: professional, non-commercial and professional-commercial.

Volleyball (Eng. Volleyballfrom volley – “volley”, “hit from the summer”, and ball – “ball”) – a sport, a team sports game, during which two teams compete in a special area, divided by a net, trying to direct the ball to the side the opponent so that he lands on the opponent’s court (to finish off the floor), or the player of the defending team made a mistake. Moreover, to organize an attack, players of one team are given no more than three touches of the ball in a row (in addition to touching on the block). Continue reading

HOW TO CHOOSE A VOLLEYBALL NET

Modern volleyball nets are made according to the “no-knot” technology, from synthetic fiber (usually polypropylene) in a special way woven into durable threads. By the way, the thicker the thread – the more quality the mesh is considered. It also depends on the thickness of the threads how long the network will serve you. Typically, the thickness of the filaments forming a volleyball net is from 1.2 to 4.2 mm. According to the FIVB rules, volleyball nets must have a steel or kevelar cable of lower tension of 6-8 cords of lateral fastening.

The nets used for amateur volleyball or training, of course, do not necessarily meet the requirements of the FIVB – in such cases there are 4-cord side mounts, and the lower tension cable has less strength. Continue reading

Ukraine sensationally reached the quarter finals of the European Volleyball Championship
The men's team of Ukraine defeated the Belgian team and, thus, reached the quarter finals of the European Volleyball Championship. The game was held in Antwerp. The national team of…

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Finger injury
Finger injury in volleyball Volleyball players injure fingers quite often. Most often this happens when the block is executed, when the ball hits the set finger. This can happen even…

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RECORDS IN VOLLEYBALL
The largest score in the volleyball game according to the new scoring system - 25: 1 - was recorded on June 13, 2009 in the first and second sets of…

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HOW TO CHOOSE A VOLLEYBALL NET
Modern volleyball nets are made according to the "no-knot" technology, from synthetic fiber (usually polypropylene) in a special way woven into durable threads. By the way, the thicker the thread…

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