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New to Volleyball? Here Are the Basics

By Volleyball Advisor, 12/15/17, 12:00PM CST

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The purpose of volleyball defense is to prevent opponent’s offense to score a point. Volleyball blocking, digging and coverage are considered to be part of defense.

How to Play Volleyball Information – For Beginning Volleyball Players

In this section we help beginning volleyball players to learn the most important aspects of each skill.

If you are looking for more detailed information, like the various volleyball passing techniques in the pictures below, you find them in the volleyball skills section.

Various serve receive techniques: high passing position on the left, low passing position in the middle and "knee on the ground" technique on the right. Go to volleyball skills section to find more information about basic volleyball techniques.