Brief rules of beach volleyball (differences from the classic)
Brief rules of beach volleyball Beach volleyball – volleyball adapted for playing on the beach. The basic principles come from classic volleyball, but the rules still have significant differences.
Brief rules of beach volleyball (the main differences between beach volleyball and classic):
Area. The playground is naturally sand. Sand depth – at least 40cm. The field is smaller than in classic volleyball. The size of the site is 8x8m. (In the classic 9×9).
differences of beach volleyball from the classic
The players. There are always 2 players on the beach volleyball field. There are no zones and, accordingly, all placement errors. Players can stand where they want within the playing field.
The number of touches in the draw. In the beach, 3 touches are allowed, and the block is considered a full touch and after it you can touch only 2 times.
Spade. In beach volleyball you can step on the opponent’s court, provided that this does not interfere with the opponent’s game. Touching the grid is considered an error.
Reception and transfer. In beach volleyball, it is forbidden to grab or throw the ball. The ball can only bounce. Therefore, as a rule, in beach volleyball, they mainly use the technique and the pass from below, since with this technique there can be no mistake. In the latest version of the rules of beach volleyball 2016. softened the conditions of the attacking strike and allowed the transfer to the opponent’s side with an upper gear with two hands. In this case, the ball should be sent only in a straight trajectory perpendicular to the shoulder line.
There is also an exception to the rule when taking a strong attacking strike. In this situation, it is allowed to apply the upper trick.
In beach volleyball, it is forbidden to complete an attack hit with the fingers of an open brush or with the tips of fingers that are not connected together. In other words, all sorts of discounts are prohibited, only a tough attack without wrist discharges and transfers.
Screening. In beach volleyball, barriers of all kinds are prohibited. The player of the opposing team has the right to ask you to move away if he does not see the server.
In beach volleyball, opponents change sides when every 7 goals are played (Exception 3 game – change takes place after 5 goals)
The score is kept up to 21 points. As in classical volleyball, with the equality of points 20-20, the game is played up to a difference of 2 points. The first team to win in 2 sets wins. With a score of 1-1, the decisive parry ends when one of the teams scores 15 points