How to Play Volleyball : Basic Volleyball Rules

How to Play Volleyball : Basic Volleyball Rules

Hi! This is Keith Sewell on behalf of Expert
Village. In this clip, we’re going to look at how to play volleyball, the basic overview
of the game. First, there are 6 players on each side of the court. A net divides the
court into 2 sides, and the height can vary by gender or age. The official height is 7′
11 5/8″ for men. 7′ 4 1/8″ for women. The object of the game is to send the ball over
the net and within the boundaries of the opponent’s court using a maximum of 3 hits and to prevent
the opponent from returning. A team wins by reaching a certain number of points before
the other team. We’ll talk about this more in our next clip. A team has a maximum of
3 hits to get it over the net. Usually, this consists of a bump, which is also called a
pass, a set, and a hit, which is also called a spike. No one player can contact the ball
consecutively, except on a block. If a ball hits the net, it’s still in play whether it
goes over or stays on the same side, as long as it’s not the third hit if it’s on the same
side. Players cannot contact the net or it’ll result in a loss of rally. A ball touching
the line is considered to be in, but at the same time, antennas are considered to be out
if the ball hits the antenna. It would be a loss of a rally.

Comments (37)

  1. very important. unfortunately the rules arent aplied to theyr full extent where i study.

  2. hey thanks!

    im tryin out for the team at my school, and i need to know as much as i can about this sport!

  3. seems like you have to change the 'net-touching' part in your video given the change of rules next year (which are honestly bullshit it think)

  4. what are the changes in the rules??

  5. Thanks I'm trying out for 9th grade volleyball tommorrow !

  6. Thanks that helped I just found out I have volleyball tomorrow!

  7. Ahh this helped x) I already got into my schools team. But i dont know..anything.. Weird, yes. But thanks, this helped olot 🙂

  8. I learn it with 1 month…I play as all-rounder position ……Passion ……Like & Love it…..Stop cricket….

  9. im so ready for 9th grade tryouts 🙂

  10. lol i need this for my p/e quiz

  11. i love playing volleyball, now i try to practice every afternoon. i hope that i will get some achievement by my effort. do you have any experiences to share with me? i always to learn by any prices!

  12. im trying out in september in 9th grade!

  13. This is perfect! Just what I need for 9th grade tryoutsssss 😛

  14. hah no way, i needed this for ninth grade tryouts too xD

  15. ;D What i needed for ninth grade tryouts !

  16. how about you learn how to be nice to others before you diss other people

  17. volleyball is an amazing sport. Youll love it. I play for my high-school jv team

  18. you really think all athletes can spell words? even words as simple seventh?

  19. I came for aid in Physical Education class. It's harder than math!

  20. I can't play for poo

  21. I have to learn all the rules for P.E. fml

  22. ha he just lost the super bowl

  23. Very helpful peices keep up de good job guys

  24. My nabor asked me if i want to play so i saw this vid and wen and my team won

  25. The green screen is so obvious when he is talking to the camera

  26. Needs updating to the post 2009 rules!

  27. What exactly is a rally?

  28. Why does someone wear a different uniform then the rest??

  29. volleyyballllllllllll hw to play.. gotit……….

  30. watching this so I could understand Haikyuu

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