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Volley ball

T/F: As many as three hits are allowed per team each time. True.
T/F: A player may not touch the ball 2 times in a row True.
T/F: Volley ball games are played with Rally Scoring up to 25 points. True.
T/F: 6 players per team. True.
T/F: 3 games equal a match. True.
T/F: Rotating is in a clockwise direction. True.
T/F: On a serve and during play, the ball may hit the net as long as it goes over into the opponents court. True.
T/F: A player may not make contact with the net. True.
T/F: During service, the server must call out the score. True.
T/F: A ball that lands on the land is considered in. True.
What is rallying? Rallying is when the ball is being played back and forth between the teams.
When is a point awarded? With rally scoring a point is awarded every time the ball becomes dead.
When does the rally end? • When one team causes the ball to hit the ground in their opponents court, thus winning the rally. • A team commits a fault, thus losing the rally.
What are faults? (Examples) • Causing the ball to touch the ground outside the oppontent's court. • Catching or throwing the ball. • 2 consecutive hits by the same player. • 4 consecutive hits by the same team.
Where did it originate? The United States.
T/F: It is now achieving the type of popularity in the U.S. that it has received on a global basis, where it ranks behind only soccer among participation. True.
How many Americans play volley ball? 46 million people.
How many people worldwide play at least once a week? 800 million people.
T/F: In 1895, William G. Morgan, an instructor at the YMCA, decided to blend elements of basketball, baseball, tennis, and handball to create a game for his classes of business men which would demand less physical contact than basketball. True.
T/F: He created the game volleyball (back then called, mintonette). True.
T/F: Morgan borrowed the net from tennis and raised it 6 ft. 6 in. above the floor, just above the average mans head. True.
T/F: During the demonstration game, someone remarked to Morgan that the players seemed to be volleying the ball back and forth over the net, and perhaps "volleyball" would be a more descriptive name for the sport. True.
T/F: On July 7th, 1896 at Springfield college the first game of "volleyball" was played. True.
Created by: EmilyCarver