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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Volleyball as a sport and a means of physical education (part 2)
The complex nature of competitive gaming, for example, in volleyball, creates constantly changing conditions, makes it necessary to assess the situation and choose actions, as a rule, in conditions of…

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Interesting facts about volleyball (part 1)
Volleyball is a popular sport. Spread due to the dynamic gameplay and affordable material and technical base. Many interesting facts about volleyball will expand knowledge of the game and take…

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Monthly Archives: January 2018

HOW TO CHOOSE CLOTHES FOR VOLLEYBALL

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

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

HOW TO CHOOSE A VOLLEYBALL BALL

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

Volleyball is a family affair
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…

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Rotary cuff injuries
Rotational cuff injuries Along with the tendons of the rotational cuff, in the supraspinatal "exit" there is a subacromial sac, which on top borders two ligaments - medial-acromial and beak-acromial.…

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Volleyball as a means of improving work with students
Volleyball as a means of improving work with students. Health as a category of being is the most important priority in life all over the world (A.V. Vekhov, 2001). If…

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Japanese researchers have developed a robot trainer for volleyball players
Japanese researchers from the University of Tsukuba and the Japanese Volleyball Association created robots with three pairs of hands for training volleyball players, reports Popular Mechanics “Training bots are three…

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