Most people in the UK know volleyball through the "family reunion" form of the game. In this, twelve players stand stock still on each side of a net and get to bat the ball up in the air every couple of minutes, when it drops near them. Played properly, however, volleyball is an outstanding sport for overall fitness, requires unrivaled teamwork and, of course, is lots of fun. [more...]
Over the past few years the rules of volleyball have changed significantly. For example, players may now use any part of the body to contact the ball, serves may contact the net, and points are now scored on every rally played. [more...]
As with any sport, volleyball has its own set of words and phrases to describe not only the game itself, but also players on the court (usually the opponents!). Is it good to be called a "Redwood"? Find out here in our Volleyball Glossary.