Stay on top of volleyball terminology with Volleyball.Com. ACE. – A serve that is not passable and results immediately. in a point. ANTENNA. – The vertical rods (normally white and red) mounted near the edges of the net. The antennas are mounted. directly above the sidelines and are not-in-play.
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This is a list of common volleyball lingo, slang and jargon terms. # 4-2 5-1 6-2. A. Ace Antenna Approach Attack Block. B. Back Row Attack Beach Dig Beer Blash Block City Bump Pass Butter. C. Campfire Chicken Wing Cobra Cut Shot. D. Deep Dish Dig Dink Dinosaur-Dig Double Block Double Contact Double Hit Dump. E. End-Line. F. Fishing Five-One Flare Flipper Float Serve Four-Two Free Ball. G. Goofy. H.
In some volleyball terminology a rally is synonymous with volley. Volley A volley is keeping the ball in play and returning it to your opponent without committing any playing faults. Rally Scoring When a match is played with the rule of sideout scoring, every rally results in a point being scored, either by the team serving or the team receiving.
Kill: A kill is when a hitter attacks the ball and the opposing team cannot return the ball. Similar to an ace, this happens most often when the ball hits the floor on the receiving team's side of the net or a passer cannot make a pass. Dig: A dig is when a passer successfully passes an attack from the opposing team.
This format is hardly ever used anymore. Double Elimination, Modern Crossover: If you hear somebody say “Double Elim,” this is likely the format they are talking about. This is the tournament format that the AVP currently uses. Lose two and you’re eliminated, until the Semis; then it’s win or go home.
Also called a shoot set. 5-1: A type of rotation with five hitters and one setter. 5 Set: A set directed to the right front hitter, utilizing a back set. Also called a red set. 6-2: A type of rotation with six hitters and two setters. 6 Set: A common set outside near the antenna that the setter is facing.
Four Set: Also called "shoot set"; a set one foot from the sideline and one to two feet from above the net for the outside hitter. Four Two: Six-player team using four hitters and two setters. Free Ball: A ball returned on a pass and not on a spike. Free Ball: A gentle return of the ball by the opponent.
It results in a point for the server. ASSIST: Setting the ball up for a teammate who attacks the ball and then scores a point. An assist is counted only if the very next shot results in a point. ATTACK: The act of actually approaching the volleyball and hitting it, in order to gain a point.