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PE IV: Recreational Activities

TERMINOLOGIES IN VOLLEYBALL
Ace- a serve that hits the ground before the receiving team has had the chance to hit it back. Aerials- another name for antennae, the upward extension of the net posts by 80 centimeters (2.6 feet) to act as guide for serving. Attacking block- a block which attempts to hit the ball straight into the opponents court. Attacking Over Opponents Court- A player is not allowed to attack the ball on the opposite side of the net. If the ball is hit above the spikers side og the net and then follow through causes the spikers hand and arm to cross the net without contacting an opponent or the net, such action does not constitute a fault. Back Court- the area of the court between the attack line and the base line. Back-court spike a spike or smash by a back court player. Block- is an attempt by a player or players to interrupt the ball before, as or just after it crosses the net. Back Line Attacker- A backline attacker returning the ball to the opponents side while forward of the attack line must contact the ball when at least part of the ball is below the level of the top of the net over the attacking teams area. The restriction does not apply if the backline player jumps from clearly behind the attack line and. After contacting the ball, lands on or in front of that line. Bump (Pass) a technique of playing the ball using forearm, hands together, to direct the ball. Bump (Set) a forearm pas used as a set. Carry- a fault called if ball comes to rest in the course of contact by one player.
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Emmanuel C. Revilla BSEd-2U, Physical Science

Chickenwing- is a last-ditch way to dig a ball using your elbow and a bent arm. Clamp- to block a shot; so-called because the blocker would clamp it. Contacted Ball- a contacted ball is one that touches os is touched by any part of a players body or clothing. Contact With The Net- a) If opponents contact the net at the same time , it shall constitute a double fault and the first referee shall direct a replay. B) If a players action causes the player to contact the players body of uniform, that player shall be charged with a fault. Court- the playing surface divided into two equal areas by a net. In its official form, volleyball is played on arectangular court 18 meters long and 9 meters wide; a net placed 2.24 meters high. Coverage- most often refers to backing up a partners hit when the blocking is up and the ball comes back. Cross Court/Cut Shot- an offensive hit when a player, instead of hitting with power, slices the ball just over an nearly parallel to the net. Crossing The Centerline- Contacting the opponents playing area with any part of the body except the feet is a fault. Touching the opponents area with a foot or feet is not a fault provided that some part of the encroaching foot or feet remain on or above the centerline and does not interfere with the play of an opponent. Dead Ball- when the ball is out of play. A live ball becomes dead when: (a) The ball touches an antenna or the net outside an antenna; (b) the ball does not cross the net completely between the antennae; (c) the ball strikes the floor, floor obstacles or a wall; (d) the ball contacts the ceiling

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PE IV: Recreational Activities


or overhead obstruction at a height of 23 feet or more above a playing surface or any overhead obstruction above a non-playing area. (e) A player commits a fault; (f) a served ball contacts the net or other objects; (g) the first or second referee blows a whistle, even though inadvertently, and (h) a player causes the ball to come to rest on a rafter or other overhead obstruction that is less than 23 feet above the height of the playing surface. Dig- playing the ball from below waist height with one or both hands. Deep Dish- To cradle the ball for a long time when setting; very soft hands, almost like a ball going into Jello. Some setters hold onto the ball, legally, to get a commitment out of the opposing blockers -catch-look-look-release... Dink- a very softly hit spike; ball played just over the net or the spikers hands, instead of spiking. Dish- to set the ball well. Double Fault- a double fault occurs when players from opposing teams commit faults simultaneously. In such cases, the referee will direct a replay. Double Hit- Any player contacting the ball more than once, with whatever part of the body, without any other player having touched it between these contacts Down Ball- A ball the opponent jump and attacks but does so from a deep position or not with total control. Blockers do not jump but stay near the net. Dump- when the setter, instead of setting it setting the hitters, dinks the ball over the net.

Emmanuel C. Revilla BSEd-2U, Physical Science

Facial Disgracial - A spike that hits the opposing blocker or floor defender in the face. Floater- a serve that floats through the air because it has no spin; much like a knuckleball in baseball. Foot fault- stepping on the court or out of bounds before serving the ball. Free Ball - A ball the opponent cannot attack and must yield by passing over the net. Blockers drop off the net to near the three meter line and setter awaits a good pass in the slot. Follow-through- completing the movements of a play. Front Court- the area of court between the attack line and the net. Hard block- when the blockers attack a smashed ball. Handcuffed- unable to dig or play a ball because you couldnt get your hands on it. Hard-Driven Ball- any spiked ball hit from above or even with the height of the net may be handled with a double hit by any part of the body, so long as the hit is the first attempt to play the ball. A spiked ball touching the net does not disqualify a ball from being ruled hard-driven. Held Ball- When a ball visibly comes to rest momentarily in the hands of a player, it is considered as being held. The ball must hit a manner that it rebounds cleanly after contact with a player. Scooping, lifting, pushing, or carrying the ball will be considered a form of holding (carry).

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Terms in Volleyball