Volleyball is one of the most popular sports in the world. At the amateur level, almost a billion people on our planet are fond of him. In 1895, the American physical education teacher William J. Morgan announced the invention of a new game – Minton (which was later renamed volleyball), its rules were published 2 years later. Of course, these rules have changed many times so that volleyball has acquired its present form. For example, in 1918 the number of players on the court was fixed – 6 from each team, in 1925 they approved the size of the court, the weight and size of the volleyball, which is still used today. This sport is one of the few that are included in the program of the Olympic Games immediately in both male and female versions. Continue reading
Volleyball is a fairly common sport not only in Ukraine, but throughout the world. It is very popular due to its availability. Firstly, this is one of those sports that not only men but also women love to play, unlike football, basketball hockey. Secondly, you don’t need to have special equipment, for amateurs it’s enough to have a volleyball, and for example, on the beach you don’t even need a net, and at least a few partners, which will not be a problem during the beach season, because many will immediately appear. In the third in the summer, you can easily find a suitable venue in the stadium or in the courtyard, and in the winter, as a last resort, if all the free time in the sports complexes was taken apart, then it’s realistic to find a gym at the school and arrange with a physical instructor or director. Now in Ukraine it is widely practiced. Continue reading
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