A team contacts the ball fourtimes before returning it.Assisted hit
A player takes support from ateammate or any structure/object in order toreach the ballCatch
A player does not hit the ball, andthe ball is caught and thrown.Double contact
A player contacts the balltwice in succession, or the ball contactsvarious parts of the body successivelyIllegal hit
A player, in non-playing are,plays a ball.Double FaultWhen two or more faults are committed byopponents simultaneously (rally replayed)
HARACTERISTICS OF THE HIT
The ball may touch any part of the body. Theball must be hit, not caught or thrown. A ball hitsimultaneously between two teammates countsas one hit (USAV).
ALL TOUCHING THE NET
The ball may touch the net while crossing it.A ball driven into the net may be recoveredwithin the limits of the three-team hits.
EACHING BEYOND THE
In blocking, a blocker may touch the ballbeyond the net, provided that he/she does not
interfere with the opponents’ play before or during the latter’s attack hit.
A player is permitted to pass his/her handbeyond the net after an attack hit, provided thatthe contact has been made within his/her ownplaying space.
NDER THE NET
A player may go under the net provided this
does not interfere with the opponent’s play. A player may touch the opponent’s court
with (a)hand (s), foot or feet
provided some part of the hand (s)/foot/feet remains either incontact with or directly above the centerline.
It is a fault to touch any part of the net except
for insignificant contact by a player’s hair or
contact not involved in the action of playingthe ball. When the ball is driven into the netand causes it to touch an opponent, no fault iscalled.
S FAULTS AT THE NET
The following result in the loss of rally:A player touches the ball or an opponent in the
opponent’s space before or during the attack.
A player goes into the opponent’s space under
the net and interferes with the play.
A player goes into the opponent’s court.
A player touches the net while in the action of playing the ball
The server must serve the ball within 8 seconds of
the referee’s whistle. Only one toss or release of
the ball is allowed for the serve. The players of theserving team must not screen the opponents fromseeing the serve or the path of the serve.Whenserving, the server must start the serve from behindthe endline and cannot exceed to width of the courtboundary lines.
Blocking is the action that deflects the ballcoming from the opponent by a player (s) beingclose to the net and reaching higher than the net.Only front row players are allowed to block.Block attempt: the act of blocking w/o touchingthe ballCompleted block: whenever the ball is touchedby a blockerCollective block: executed by more than oneplayer in closely togetherA block contact is not counted as a team hit.After a block, a team is entitled to three hits.Any player may hit the ball after a block, eventhat who blocked it.It is not legal to block a serve
If a team blocks the ball and it lands “out” it is
either a point for the other team or the othert