Volleyball – The world’s fifth most famous sport

Volleyball - world’s fifth most famous sport

Volleyball is a team game in which both groups of six players defend and attack the ball to score the points. In fact, the volleyball is a method forward to these famous American sports such as NBA, MLB and the NFL. At present, the volleyball game has over 900 million fans and this sport getting more publicity and exposure among the people. Basically, the volleyball is an ultimately simple game with the small equipments as well as a few rules. In order to play this game, all you need to have is a net and a ball. Also, there is no restriction to enjoy this game play, because it can be played on grass, sand or even in volleyball court. In addition to, it is also a most popular sport in the developing countries of the world such as Brazil, Turkey, France, Italy, Poland, Korea and several other African as well as European countries.

Great volleyball tips for beginning players

Nowadays, the volleyball is becoming a most favorite game among the youngsters. Even, the perfect volleyball training can makes a much better player. In fact, the volleyball is a pleasurable sport, particularly for those who going to a beach regularly. At the same time, playing the game in volleyball court or beach volleyball can really be very fun and also many people can take it severely and spending more time for practicing. If you wish to enhance your sport skills and want to become a good volleyball player, it is much essential to spend more time on doing volleyball drills and obtain the effective volleyball training. For those who are looking to enhance their volleyball skills as beginners, there are several volleyball drills available that you can try. Below are a few volleyball training drills for beginners to pick up volleyball for the first time:

  • Line passing
  • Toss and pass
  • Wall hitting
  • Wall blocks

Actually, there are three kinds of volleyball drills available that include:

  • Strategic, systematic and tactical
    • Two Vs six
    • One Vs one
    • Two on two
  • Movement and skill specific
    • Continuous serving
    • Spiking practice
    • Setting drills
  • Volleyball conditioning
    • Consecutive attacks
    • Rotating triangle
    • Pop ups

Volleyball drills: volleyball practice tips

Once you are getting into the volleyball training and doing volleyball drills, below are a few tips to be considered that includes:

  • Warm up
  • Practice regularly
  • Repeat and repeat
  • Perfection matters
  • Learn a lot


Learning to play volleyball

As like any other sport, the volleyball also takes more practice, time and effort to study to play this sport. Honestly, it is an excellent sport that would have a lot of fun. Unlike many other sports, the volleyball can makes it unique as well as a lot of fun. In order to play volleyball, it is well worth to join a club. This would be able to teach you the fundamentals and then you can progress. Thus, it is essential to learn the skills right from the fundamentals properly.

About the author

Michael Randazzo

Michael Randazzo

Michael Randazzo is a digital sports writer for the Thedailyburp. Originally from Chicago, he attended DePaul University and was the editor in chief of the student newspaper, The DePaulia. Can be reached at

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