Volleyball Game (Set) A volleyball game or set is played to a predetermined number of points. Games must be won by at least 2 points. For example, if a game is being played to 25 points, if a 24-24 tie occurs, the game isn t over until a team leads by 2 points. Volleyball Match Matches are a made up of games. Match play usually consists of competing until one team wins 2 out of 3 or 3 out of 5 games.
The changing of the game of volleyball has led to confusion among players, refs, coaches and especially spectators. A Set and a Match - The new terms in volleyball are a set is 25 points and it takes 2 or 3 sets to win a match. Usually the deciding set of a match is 15 points. A set is usually called a game of 25 points.
Volleyball Set Definition: The outside set is set by the setter or another player to one of the two outside hitters in the left front or right front position on the court. (Inky Hack) Outside Set. The outside set is delivered by the setter or another player to one of the two outside hitters, waiting to hit the ball in the left front or right front position on the court.
Depending on the league or tournament, a “game” or “set” is to a predetermined amount of points. Games must be won by two points unless a predetermined point cap is in place. Typically games are to 25 points unless teams are tied in number of games won and are breaking the tie in the final game.
A volleyball game consists of best of 5 sets, this means a game can be won 3-0, 3-1 or 3-2. A set in volleyball is played up to 25 points with the exception of the deciding set in any game. This means if the game was 2-2 in sets a deciding set would be played to 15 to determine the game winner. In volleyball a team must win by 2 clear points, if the first set in any game was 24-24, the teams would have to continue play until a 2 point lead was gained.
SET – The tactical skill in which a ball is directed to a point where a player can spike it into the opponent’s court. SETTER – the player who has the 2nd of 3 contacts of the ball who “sets” the ball with an “Overhand Pass ” for a teammate to hit .
POWER VOLLEYBALL – A competitive style of volleyball started by the Japanese. QUICK – a player approaching the setter for a quick inside hit. QUICK SET – a set (usually 2’ above the net) in which the hitter is approaching the setter, and may even be in the air, before the setter delivers the ball. This type of set requires precise timing between the setter and hitter.
21 vs 15: To win a match, a team must win 2 out of 3 sets. Each set goes to 21 points, but you must win by 2 and there is no cap (we have had matches go 32-30). If each team wins one set, they enter the third set which only goes to 15 points (again, win by 2 with no cap).