A netting is divided into two parts in the middle of a pitch, two teams consisting of six players encountered, certain rules and the ball is hit by the hand against the ball is targeted to meet the ball. It’s the main fundamentals of volleyball sport. The volleyball field measures a rectangle of 18 meters in length, 9 meters in width. There is a volleyball netting that separates this rectangle from the middle. The height of volleyball nettings is 2.43 meters for men and 2.24 meters for women.
This netting divides the field of volleyball into two equal squares of 9 square meters. These two squares are half the field of both teams. These squares are 3 meters long, 6 meters long and have a 3 meter line separating the two regions. Each team has 6 players in half the fields. 3 of these are attack players in the front, 3 are back defense players. The 3 meter line is the limit for the attacking defenders on the back. They can not pass this line.
Popular between women
Unlike football and other team sports, the main volleyball supporters and followers contain most of women from different countries of the world. Today, volleyball has become a big industry with some important investments at the last years. Especially, in South American countries like Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Colombia, the number of volleyball players is so significant when compared other continents. But, at the last times, Asian volleyball teams and organizations have started to get a serious amount of investments.
Especially, in Japan, South Korea and China, volleyball sport is developing day by day and the number of licensed players is increasing. Finally, we can say volleyball is a kind of worldwide sport that has millions of followers all over the world.