Learn the differences between volleyball and beach volleyball, the history, the basic rules and the benefits of this contactless sport.
If you’re interested in smashes and bumps, you’ll find lots of info in this article about how to start and progress in volleyball. You’ll not only maximize your chances of winning, but you’ll also have more fun on the court. Head to a local sports facility, park…or beach to practice your volleyball skills!
Now that you know all about volleyball, you’ll need some very basic gear before you can really dive into the sport.
You will need shorts and a t-shirt for optimal freedom of movement as you play.
Obviously, you will need a ball to practice with before your first official game. The type of ball you need will depend on the type of volleyball you will be playing: indoor volleyball or beach volleyball.
For beach volleyball, you will play barefoot, and it’s a good idea to equip yourself with a good pair of sunglasses.
For classic volleyball, played indoors in a sports facility, you will need shoes that can stand up to lots of jumping and movement on a hard surface. Kneepads are great for protection when you dive for balls!
Finally, purchasing a net may turn out to be necessary. However, it’s possible that your fellow teammates, members of the other team or the owners of the location where you will be playing already have a net. Find out before purchasing one for yourself.
So, which do you think you’ll try? Classic volleyball or beach volleyball?