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Volley Ball. Kaitlin Graf. Volley Ball. Volleyball is popular throughout the world . Over 800 million people play one of the many varieties of the game, I t's great fun to play and exciting to watch. Origins. Volleyball’s history b egan in in 1895 - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Volley Ball

Volley BallKaitlin GrafVolley BallVolleyball is popular throughout the world.Over 800 million people play one of the many varieties of the game, It's great fun to play and exciting to watch.

Volleyballs history began in in 1895The sport was developed at the YMCA by William G. Morgan It was an alternative for the older men as an alternative to basketball

Origins

Volleyball is a game for two teams, usually of six players, in which a ball is hit by hand over a high net. Each team tries to score points by grounding a ball on the other team's courtthe GameObjective of the GameThe idea is to be the first team to reach 25 in both games of the 2 set of the match.

Where you can PlayA typical Volleyball court is just 18 meters (59feet) long and 9 meters (29.5feet) wideCourts can be gym floors, sand, grass and many other surfaces

RotationAll players must stay in the same rotation as when they entered the court until the ball is in play. On serve receive, once the ball is up you are free to move wherever. When you gain the serve back, the team moves clockwise and there is a new server.

Rules and pointsThere are many rules in volleyball, but the main ones includeThe team is only allowed 3 touches to get the ball back overYou cannot carry the ballThe serve must start outside the courtYou cannot touch the netThe same player can only hit the ball once in a rowIf the ball lands out on opponents court, the team take more than three hits, carries the ball, or violates any other rules, it is the oppositions point.

Basics such as a top, shorts and running shoes are all that are required to playMove advanced players with have court shoes, ankle braces, and knee pads.Attire

MovesIn a serve the player holds the ball in one hand and follows through to hit it with the other hand in an attempt to get it into the opponent's court.

A spike is usually the third hit with an open hand. The object is to hit the ball down with your hand so that it lands on the opponent's court and cannot be defended.

Blocking refers to the actions taken by players standing at the net to stop the opponent's spike A bump pass is the attempt by the team to receive an attack. A bump lands it the fore arm.

PositionsThere area 6 players on the court in the game of volleyball. (2 lines of 3 players)Outside hitters: spike the ball2. Middle blockers: best at blocking the net.3. Setters: pass it off to the middle or outside for a spike

InjuryAlthough volleyball is not necessarily a physical or rough sport, injuries occur all the time

the ball can be hit very hard straight into you, there is a lot of falling and diving, and hitting the ball incorrectly are all things that can all lead to injury.sprained ankles, broken noses and broken hands are all common in the game of volleyball Ankle braces, mouth guards for some positions, knee pads and practice of moves are all precautions players take to avoid injury

Bibliographyhttp://www.whatisvolleyball.com/, 2011-11-20 http://volleyball.about.com/od/volleyball101/a/Overview.htm, ByBeverly OdenMy own knowledge of the sportGoogle ImagesMy own photos