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 limited time. An important factor is that the athlete has a wide arsenal of technical and tactical tools that would make it possible to optimize strategies that ensure the effectiveness of the team’s actions to achieve results in conflict situations.
An important feature of sports games is a large number of competitive actions – game techniques. The need to perform these techniques repeatedly in the process of competitive activity (in one meeting, a series of meetings) to achieve a sports result (winning a meeting, competition) determines the requirement of reliability, stability skills, etc. Continue reading
Ankle injury in volleyball is the most common – almost half of the total number of injuries. Most often, such an injury occurs when landing after a jump, and on the foot of another player, often on the opponent’s foot, although such injury is much less common in beach volleyball. The reason for this, many experts call a smaller number of players on the court and sand instead of hard surface. Ankle injury in volleyball is most likely a sprain, and this is an acute injury.
The largest number of ankle sprains is a sprain of the lateral ligaments, and two ligaments are injured at once – the anterior talon-fibular and calcaneal fibular. 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