Key Terms in Beach Volleyball

Beach volleyball is an exciting game that provides a great way to spend time on the beach and get physically active. But before you head ashore and start playing, you should familiarize yourself with some basic terms that will help you better understand and enjoy this game.
Key Terms in Beach Volleyball
Key Terms in Beach Volleyball

Basic terms in beach volleyball:

1. The court is a beach volleyball court. The court has standard dimensions - 16x8 meters for men and 16x7 meters for women. The net divides the court in half.

2. The net is a net stretched across the center of the court, which divides it into two equal parts. The net is 2.43 meters high for men and 2.24 meters for women.

3. Reception is an element of the game when players use their hands or forearms to receive an opponent's serve and control the ball, directing it towards their partner for the next stroke.

4. Hitting is the moment when the players use their hands to attack the ball and direct it towards the opponent. The main types of shots include "hammer" (powerful overhead shot), "tiny" (ball down), and "rolling" (ball rolling over the net).

5. Serve is the moment when one of the players serves the ball over the net towards the opponents. The serve can be done in a variety of ways, including "cross" (the ball is raised high overhead before serving) and "short serve" (the ball is served low, landing close to the net).

6. Dribbling is a special ritual before the ball is served, each professional athlete has his own, it also includes the run-up style before the ball is served.

7. Blocking is the action of a player bouncing to prevent the opponent's ball from going over the net. Blocking is one of the key elements of beach volleyball defense.

8. Side change is a change of the side of the court after each 7 points scored in a set. This rule helps the competitors to adapt to different wind and sand conditions on the beach.

9. Glider - a special ball delivery when the ball changes direction of flight by planning downwind.

10. Setball - the concept of when the last point remains to win before the victory.

Now that you've got the hang of these basic terms, you're ready to hit the beach and start playing volleyball. Remember that volleyball is not only a great physical activity, but also a great way to spend time with friends in the fresh air. Good game!

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