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 pairs of robotic arms that quickly move in front of the net and mimic the protection of the opposing team. In the real game, they are replaced by players whose task is to protect their half of the field from the“ spike ”of the attacking team,” the publication said .
According to English volleyball player Laura Woodruff, a spike is the most effective way to get points for the team, so the blocking player must never miss the ball. Continue reading
The most exclusive goal of the game. In team sports, you need to score a ball into the goal, get into the ring, etc. In volleyball, you need to prevent the ball from touching its part of the court, which makes the game unusual.
The most demanded sport in the categories of television rating. Volleyball is the only sport that got into the top three in all categories of TV ratings, including the volume of broadcasts in prime time and the largest number of spectators.
Interesting facts about volleyball in Russia
The first Soviet official match took place at the end of 1923 in the capital. He passed between the “theater” and “filmmakers” and with a light hand of the creative intelligentsia quickly gained popularity in our country. The USSR Volleyball Championships will start from the 1933 competitions under the name “All-Union Volleyball Festival.” Continue reading
Volleyball knee pads are one of the most important parts of the equipment used by both professional volleyball players and amateurs. Volleyball knee pads are designed to protect the knee joint from injuries during the game, both in the hall and in open areas. With an active game, taking the ball, there are frequent situations when a volleyball player is forced to fall on one or two knees, while injuries are almost inevitable if his knees are not protected.
Modern sports knee pads reliably protect your legs if you are responsible in choosing protective equipment. It matters on what type of sites games, competitions will take place. Continue reading