The Invention of Volleyball

explanatory Essay
557 words
557 words

“Volleyball was invented in 1895 by William G Morgan”(10 Facts about Volleyball). “Volleyball was first introduced as Olympic sport in 1964”(10 Facts about Volleyball). “Most Volleyball players jump at least 300 times a match” (10 Facts about Volleyball). “Volleyball is the second most popular sport in the world today”(10 Facts about Volleyball). Volleyball is a really fun sport to play. He or she she could be a setter, hitter, or a passer. Every high schooler should try volleyball once, so they could be a setter, passer, or a hitter.
There are many spots you can play in Volleyball, there is setting, passing and hitting. When setting there are several ways to learn how to become a good setter. “When setting he or she wants to expand your hands above your head, your thumbs should be 2 to 4 inches above your forehead”(How to Set a Volleyball). “Positions its hands so that it can see them above its forehead”(How to Set a Volleyball). “Spread his or her feet so there shoulder length apart”(How to Set a Volleyball). “When he or she is ready to set, center yourself underneath the ball ...

In this essay, the author

  • Explains that volleyball was invented in 1895 by william g morgan. it was first introduced as olympic sport in 1964.
  • Explains how to become a good setter in volleyball. setting is an important job, and is challenging.
  • Explains how to spike a volleyball by stating that the setter should be behind the 10 foot line, and if he or she is right handed, his or her approach should start.
  • Explains that passing is the most important skill in volleyball. if a player doesn't get the pass right, they're in an athletic position.
  • Explains that volleyball has three important parts: setting, hitting, and passing. it helps build teamwork and communicates well with others.
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