In volleyball, you’re not allowed to block the serve directly. Even for those of you tall enough to do it while standing, you’re not allowed to spike the ball back from above the height of the net, either. That was the standard answer I would give, but it took me some time to appreciate how important the question is.
Yes, in beach volleyball, you’re not allowed to block or spike the ball off the of the initial serve. Who is eligible as a blocker in volleyball? In volleyball, not every player is permitted to block.The defensive players who play on the first line, known as the third meter line (or 10 feet line), always combine a block.It is possible to have one, two, or three blockers.
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It’s very common for casual and recreational players to ask all kinds of questions about the rules in volleyball. Some of these rules can seem very picky and may not seem ideal. The answer is that yes, it is illegal to block or spike the serve in volleyball. The rules are very clear about this they’re designed that way to promote an overall enjoyable and competitive game.
You can’t spike or block a serve. However, players can directly return a serve, for example, if they have made a mistake receiving the ball. Why is it illegal not to block or spike on a serve? FIVB in their rules says that it’s illegal to block and spike on a serve, but they don’t tell us why. I think we should use our imagination and ask ourselves what would happen if we could win points in such a way.
A volleyball block is the first opportunity at the net to defend a ball by attempting to keep an opposing hitter from hitting the ball into your court. You do this by. placing your body in front of the hitting arm of the opposing hitter in front of you.
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It is illegal to block a service in volleyball. Don’t do it. The only things you can block are returns over the net, or a hit from the back or front row. If you even attempt to block a service, you can be called for it by the officials. If you are front row and the ball is not coming to you - move.
In read blocking blockers read the setter to determine where the setter sends the ball. When blockers see where the ball goes, they react and move to set up the block in front of the hitter. After the first contact before the setter contacts the ball, blockers need to be aware of the hitter's movements.
Hand Position in Volleyball Blocking - "Around the Ball" Two hands should form "a natural grab" around the ball. The optimal block is when you place two hands next to each other and turn them SLIGHTLY "around the ball". When you turn your hands "around the ball" it works better than just putting up "a straight and flat surface".