Basic volleyball vocabulary in different languages. I have an idea, it would be useful for all of us to have a list of volleyball words in various languages. I can start with a list in Italian. I hope every one can make a list in the language they know. So everybody would be able to read statistics and have a basic comprehension of a volleyball ...
Chinese women's volleyball players are seen celebrating victory. A timeless symbol. The Chinese women's volleyball team touched the heartstrings of the whole nation again during the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, where they beat Russia in a thrilling final. Russia won the game's first two sets, and seemed on the way to victory.
Position: Height (m) Birth date: 1 Yang Wenjin: Outside Hitter 1.82 13/07/1997 2 Zhang Changning Outside Hitter 1.95 06/11/1995 3 Zhou Xinyi: Middle Blocker 1.87 17/03/1997 4 Wang Yuqi Opposite 1.80 21/08/1998 5 Wei Yuxin: Middle Blocker 1.85 16/04/1997 6 Diao Linyu: Setter 1.82 07/04/1994 7 Rongwan Qianbai: Setter 1.84 01/01/1997 8 Zang Qianqian Libero 1.75
The China men's national volleyball team represents China in international volleyball competitions and friendly matches, governed by Chinese Volleyball Association.The team twice took part in the Summer Olympics, finishing in eighth place at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California., and 5th place in the 2008 Summer Olympics.
The Chinese women's volleyball team concluded their Olympic trip with a victory (25-15, 25-22, 25-19) over Team Argentina on Monday, as they were seen out in Group B with two remaining matches to play. The reigning champions suffered three straight losses from the beginning, losing to Team Turkey, Team USA, and the Russian Olympic Committee.
Volleyball positions on a team consist of 3 front row players and 3 back row players. Players in the front row are attackers, blockers, and maybe a setter. Players in the back row are passers, diggers and also maybe a player setting. On a sideout, the players on the team that won the rally rotate positions clockwise around the court.
History of Volleyball. The sport of volleyball originated in the United States, and is now just beginning to achieve the type of popularity in the U.S. that it has received on a global basis, where it ranks behind only soccer among participation sports. In 1895, William G. Morgan, an instructor at the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA ...
#4 – The setter calls this volleyball play by showing the outside hitter four fingers. This is a standard set to the outside. It is high and to the outside. The ball will be just inside the antenna so that the hitter can either hit the ball down the line or cross court.
The ace is one of the most exciting moments in a volleyball match. It puts to rest any hope for the receiving team and quickly awards a point (or side out) to the serving side. Many people assume a serve only counts as an ace when the ball strikes the floor untouched on the serve. Several instances award an ace to the server and serving side.