Volleyball is one of the most common sports on the planet. According to numerous ratings, one of the varieties of this game – beach volleyball, is the second most popular sport in the world after the king of sports (but this is a rather controversial statement, so let’s not focus on it). Volleyball has earned such popularity due to the exciting gameplay and low-cost requirements for material and technical base. Initially, volleyball was called “Minton”, but later it was decided to replace the name of the game with a more harmonious name. In volleyball there are many records, achievements and interesting facts, which we present to your attention.
MOST large number of spectators at the match
The record number of spectators at the volleyball match was registered in 1983 at a friendly match between the national teams of the USSR and Brazil. 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
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 of the games section, an asset was convened in Moscow, at which the first rules of the game in our country were adopted. In the same year, the first official volleyball competitions took place. Since 1927, the annual championship of Moscow has been held. In subsequent years, volleyball is gaining widespread development. It enjoys wide popularity not only in Moscow, but also in Ukraine, Belarus, the Far East, and the North Caucasus.
In 1932, the All-Union Volleyball Section was created, in 1948 it joined the FIVB, and in 1959 it was transformed into the USSR Volleyball Federation. Continue reading