Monthly Archives: January 2018
Many beginner volleyball players are mistaken in thinking that the old T-shirt, sweatpants and sneakers “for all occasions” are quite suitable for classes.
Neglecting the right choice of equipment for volleyball, you risk getting numerous microtrauma, not using your potential by 100%, and also worsen the general state of your health. And recalling the allegations that sport is good for health, you should always remember the caveat: with the right clothes, shoes and equipment.
By gender, clothes for playing volleyball are not very different. Continue reading
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
A modern volleyball is a spherical frame – a camera with six panels of artificial or genuine leather stretched over it, three sections each.
In the course of development of volleyball as a sport, the volleyball was also transformed and received all new additions and improvements from manufacturers.
Today, manufacturers of volleyballs have offered the widest selection of balls for any purpose – training, game and souvenir balls, balls for beach volleyball and for playing in the hall, professional volleyballs and balls for beginners. Balls are also divided according to price categories, according to the method of bonding – stitched or glued, according to the naturalness of the skin and many other parameters. Continue reading