The next World Volleyball Championship for men will be held in Russia, and our athletes are simply obliged to show decent results there. Since the game of volleyball, originally called “mintonette”, was invented in 1895 by William Morgan, just 4 years after the creation of basketball, more than a century has passed. Morgan, a graduate of YMCA Springfield College, developed the game as a combination of basketball, baseball, tennis and handball, and in 1949 the first World Cup was held in Czechoslovakia, by the way, the Soviet Union won gold. You can leave a request for timely purchase of tickets to the European Volleyball Championship without overpayments right now.
The history of the World Volleyball Championships is being written now … 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
What’s next? And then the pitching reception becomes so good, and the point guard’s skill grows to such a level that you can already organize variety in attacks: attack not from the fourth and second zones, but connect the central one in the third number, the diagonal player from one, the pipe from the five-six. And the point guard himself becomes very dangerous – if left without a block, he can perform the “discount” with his left hand as much as he did not even dream to beat a couple of years ago. The skill of blockers is growing, but new combinations are used to confuse them …
At the same time, the understanding of the processes on the court is growing more and more – everyone not only sees their neighbors, but also automatically tracks the opponent’s movements (you need to feel where the opponent has a “hole” on the court to throw the ball there in an emergency). Continue reading