Rules of Volleyball

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There are many rules of the sport of volleyball. With these rules, there are also many different positions in volleyball. The main positions are the setter, right side hitter, outside hitter, the libero, and the middle hitter, also known as the middle blocker. The rules of volleyball include how to serve, how to rotate, what is legal to do during a volley, how a team should rotate, the size of the court, the net and the ball and some common violations. The purpose of this paper is because I am out of gym because I got hurt playing volleyball. The serve is the action that puts the ball into play. This is done by standing behind the end line and overhand or underhand the ball over the net. In order to gain a point, the ball must drop on the other side of the net. The ball is also allowed to graze the net. Also, the serve must be returned by a bump only, you are not allowed to set or attack a serve. During the game, rally scoring must be used. There is a point scored on every score of the ball and offense will score on a defense miss or out of bounds hit. The defense will score on an offensive miss, out of bounds hit or the serve didn’t make it over the net. Each game will be played until one team gets 25 points and is ahead by two points. Where a team wins on a serve, they must rotate. Players must rotate in a clockwise manner and there must be six players on the court at all times. During the volley, playing the game, a maximum of three hits per side is allowed. A player is not allowed to hit the ball two times in a row, unless they block the ball. A block is not considered a hit. The ball is allowed to be played off the net during volleyball and on a serve. If the ball lands on a boundary line, it is still good and in play. A legal hit is contact with the ball by a player body above and including the waist which doesn’t allow the ball to visibly come to a rest. If

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