According to the FIVB Rules of the Game, the ball is a catch if it does not rebound from the contact, meaning that it bounces off the fingers and/or hands. This rule also applies to passes and hits, as well as sets. Determine whether or not the ball was hit with an open hand.
Volleyball Glossary. Ace: A botched serve after which the opponent is awarded a point. Antenna: Vertical rods mounted above the sidelines and close to the edges of the net, and usually used for indoor courts. Approach: Moving quickly toward the net or ball in an attempt to make a play. Assist: Helping a teammate set up a kill.
CATCH: The volleyball is caught or thrown. It doesn't rebound from the contact. DOUBLE CONTACT: A player contacts the volleyball twice (2 separate attempts) in succession or the ball contacts various parts of a player's body in succession.
This is a tough one, so stay patient. Lift: A lift is another illegal call that can be tricky to understand and catch in match play. A lift is called one of two ways: 1) The athlete ‘lifted’ the ball with an open, flat hand, or 2) The athlete held the ball in their hands too long while hand setting.
A defensive play by one or more front-row players meant to intercept a spiked ball. The combination of one, two or three players jumping in front of the opposing spiker and contacting the spiked ball with the hands. Attack Block (Hard Block, Offensive Block) Returning the ball immediately to the attacker's court.
This is the most commonly used signal in Beach Volleyball because of its stability and benefits. The partners each know which area of the court they are responsible for and what type of attack is likely. However, this strategy is quite aggressive and takes a lot of time to perfect.
CATCH OR LIFT Slowly lift the forearm, palm of the hand facing upwards DOUBLE CONTACT Raise two fingers, spread open FOUR HITS Raise four fingers, spread open NET TOUCHED BY A PLAYER Indicate the respective side of the net REACHING BEYOND THE NET l ac ehndb ov t, p m facing downwards PENETRATION Point to the centre line DOUBLE FAULT & REPLAY
In volleyball it is illegal to serve without the official signalling the start of the rally. The first referee would signal the start of the rally and indeed the start of the serve by blowing the whistle and waving their hand from the servers side to the receiving teams side. 16. Authorization To Enter Court.