Volleyball theory is based on reality of volleyball. Concepts in the theory of volleyball are most commonly associated with specific facts about the phenomena from volleyball practice. Definitions of terms in volleyball have a significant role in the interpretation of the theory of volleyball.
Defining concepts of volleyball form the knowledge of behavior and experience of volleyball players. Modes of interpretation volleyball theory are important for the development of the theory of volleyball for the following reasons: the interpretation has revealing function for new knowledge in volleyball; they lead to the discovery of more general knowledge that connect theory of volleyball with the more general theory of sports; Continue Reading
Movements of a volleyball player and a ball are affected by their physical characteristics. Both types of movement are the basis for volleyball techniques. Flight of the ball may require relocation of volleyball players from one position to another. Volleyball player takes a different position on the field, in relation to net and a ball, and to the mode of action that is required in proper moment. Volleyball player acts on the ball by hitting the ball or suspending it. Hitting the ball is characterized by features of the collision between the parts of the body and ball. The most common form of collision is a hit with his hand. Hand-ball collision causes their deformation. Size of deformation depends on mass, strength, strong joints, hand speed and ball interaction with the hand. Continue Reading
September 5, 2009. On day 4 of the 2009 CEV Men’s European Championships, Slovenia, Estonia, the Czech Republic as well as Turkey booked their ticket home as 4th ranked teams in their Pools. The other twelve squads move on to the Playoff Round, which will take place from Tuesday to Thursday in Istanbul and Izmir.
In their last game of the tournament Greeks played against last ranked Slovenia. Even when the Slovenians dominated, the Greeks played great at the end of each set and deservedly celebrated finishing first in Pool C.
With crowd behind them, Argentina players got a quick lead 5-1 blocking Alexander Moreno spikes in first set. The score was 8-3 heading into the first technical time-out. Argentina kept making pressure from serving while Colombia attempted different spiking combinations in an effort to score. Argentina was dominant in all fields while Colombia was helpless, loosing 25-15.
Komaki, Japan, August 30, 2009 —There was a victory glow around the Japanese team and tears of joy for Iran, but a massive disappointment for Korea on the last day of the Asian Pool H qualification tournament for the 2010 FIVB World Championship at Park Arena Komaki on Sunday.
Japan (3-0) and Iran (2-1) took the two remaining tickets from Asia, but Korea (1-2) and Kazakhstan (0-3) will not be going to Italy next year after an emotion-packed final day of qualifying.
After finishing their three-match schedule with a 2-1 win-loss record by beating Kazakshtan, the Iranians had to wait for the result of Japan-Korea before knowing their fate.
San Luis, Argentina, August 29, 2009 – On a balmy, plus 30-degree day signaling the end of winter in Argentina, Colombia and Argentina continued their scorching-hot performances in South American Pool A of qualifying for the 2010 World Championship in Italy.
Colombia won its second match in as many days with an 0-3 (18-25, 16-25, 23-25) cakewalk over winless Bolivia, while favorites Argentina hardly broke a sweat against Chile, romping to a 3-0 (25-19, 25-16, 25-18) victory.
The wins set up a crunch match on Sunday, the last day of the competition, between the two undefeated teams, with the winner picking up the final ticket for Italy 2010. That team will join Venezuela and Brazil, who received a bye to the Final Round as defending champions, as South American representatives.
Komaki, Japan, August 29, 2009 – Japan took a big step forward on the road to Italy and the 2010 FIVB World Championship by winning their second straight match of the Asian Pool H qualifying tournament at Park Arena Komaki on Saturday.
The hosts followed up their 3-1 victory over Kazakhstan on Friday by toppling Iran by the same score and becoming the only team of the four to win two games.
Iran and Korea both have one win against one defeat, while Kazakhstan have lost both games, meaning that the two qualifying places for Italy will be decided on Sunday. The third and final day of the round-robin competition will open with Iran taking on Kazakhstan before Japan renew their fierce regional rivalry with Korea.