– Any volleyball game with people who don’t really know how to play volleyball. A common euphemism for this type of game is “Picnic Volleyball.” JUMP SERVE – A serve that is started by the server tossing the ball into the air and jumping into and hitting the ball in its downward motion. JOUST – When 2 opposing players are simultaneously
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Back-One: When a volleyball is set quickly or low to the middle hitter or the right side hitter. Back-Two: A high set of the volleyball to the middle or the right side hitter. Bump : A first hit or pass that is used to set an attack. Carry: A fault in which the volleyball is held for too long of time in the player's hands.
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In indoor volleyball this will be metal, in beach volleyball, it may be wooden. POS – Position – This refers to the player’s position (role) on the team. Pool Play – This is when teams are seeded and placed in a pool for a tournament. Every team plays the other members in their pool and then will be ranked according to their results for the next stage of the tournament.
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.
Volleyball Vocabulary for Attacking. Kill: An attack hit resulting in a point or sideout. Hitting Line: A straight attack down the sideline. Line Shot: Same as hitting line. A ball spiked by an attacker from near the sideline, the ball goes down the sideline to deep corner. Off-Speed Shots: Attacking the ball so it goes slower and is placed to a spot.
Typically the third contact when a player uses one open hand and swings at the ball to send it over the net is called a “hit/attack/spike”. The player who hits the ball is called the “hitter/attacker/spiker”. These three terms are used interchangeable.
Guide of Basic Volleyball Terms. This is an alphabetical list, and it covers the basic terms that will come in handy at some point or the other during a volleyball match. ACE: A serve that no player of the opposition team touches before it hits the ground. It results in a point for the server.