Kill: ‘Kill’ usually has a negative connotation but in beach volleyball we love this word. A kill is when an athlete swings, tips, passes, etc. the ball to the other side of the net directly resulting in a point!
Beach Volleyball Slang Terminology Ace : A serve that scores a point without any opponent's touching the ball. Antennae : The rods that protrude above the top of the net and define the width of the attacking area.
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In Beach Volleyball, the team winning a rally scores a point (Rally Point System). When the receiving team wins a rally, it gains a point and the right to serve. The serving player must be alternated every time this occurs.
GLOSSARY OF BEACH VOLLEYBALL TERMS. ACE: A served ball that lands within the playing boundaries, which is untouched by the receiving team and scores a point. Also called spader or silver bullet ...
Beach volleyball has many original and unique slang terms. Boom – A ball spiked straight down into the sand. Break – A quick change of direction when the attacker is approaching for a hit.
If the back row player steps on or past the 10 ft. line during take-off, the attack is illegal. BEACH DIG – An open hand receive of the ball, also called a “Deep Dish.”. BLOCK – A defensive play by one or more front row players meant to deflect a spiked ball back to the hitter’s court.
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.
DECOY: A move in which the actual spiker of the ball is disguised. This takes the opposing team by surprise. DIG: The act of reaching a ball spiked by the opponents and passing it to a teammate. DOUBLE HIT: An illegal move that implies that the same player has touched the ball twice in succession.