Oct 15, 2021 Brief history of Volleyball Rules Every team in a volleyball game is required to abide by the volleyball rules. The players on each team need to play by the rules so that the game can be concluded in a fair and square manner.
1912: 1. Court size became 35 X 60 feet. 2. Official ball was designated as 26 inches in circumference and was to weigh between 7 and 9 ounces. 3. Number of players on a side was established at six. 4. Teams required to rotate prior to serving.
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History of Volleyball - Volleyball Rules United. 1939: Two guides are created to bring together the rules of volleyball throughout the world. The Annual USVBA Reference Guide and the Official Rules of the Game of Volleyball provide very useful information on the game.
1920: Three hits per side and back row attack rules were instituted. 1922: The first YMCA national championships were held in Brooklyn, NY. 27 teams from 11 states were represented. 1928: It became clear that tournaments and rules were needed, the United States Volleyball Association (USVBA, now USA Volleyball) was formed. The first U.S. Open was staged, as the field was open to non-YMCA squads.
In 1922, the first international competitions were held in Brooklyn. It was the YMCA Championship, in which 23 men’s teams participated. In 1925, the modern dimensions of the court, as well as the size and weight of the volleyball were approved. These rules were relevant to the countries in America, Africa and Europe.
It should be noted that, for a long time, Volleyball was played in Asia according to the "Brown" rules which, among other things, used 16 players (to enable a greater participation in matches). An indication of the growth of volleyball in the United States is given in an article published in 1916 in the Spalding Volleyball Guide and written by Robert C. Cubbon.
History of Volleyball. Volleyball is a sport of American origin created in the nineteenth century.Known and popular in much of the world, being present in many of the events and international sports tournaments, such as the Olympic Games and the Pan American Games.
Volleyball is played by two teams of six players on a court divided by a net. Learn more at Kidzworld about the history, fun facts, rules for playing volleyball.
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