Volleyball Game (Set) A volleyball game or set is played to a predetermined number of points. Games must be won by at least 2 points. For example, if a game is being played to 25 points, if a 24-24 tie occurs, the game isn t over until a team leads by 2 points. Volleyball Match Matches are a made up of games. Match play usually consists of competing until one team wins 2 out of 3 or 3 out of 5 games.
A Set and a Match - The new terms in volleyball are a set is 25 points and it takes 2 or 3 sets to win a match. Usually the deciding set of a match is 15 points. A set is usually called a game of 25 points. Side Out - It used to be, you only got points when you served.
Depending on the league or tournament, a “game” or “set” is to a predetermined amount of points. Games must be won by two points unless a predetermined point cap is in place. Typically games are to 25 points unless teams are tied in number of games won and are breaking the tie in the final game.
21 vs 15: To win a match, a team must win 2 out of 3 sets. Each set goes to 21 points, but you must win by 2 and there is no cap (we have had matches go 32-30). If each team wins one set, they enter the third set which only goes to 15 points (again, win by 2 with no cap).
A set is an overhand contact of the ball, usually the second contact in a rally, made after a pass in serve receive or after a dig in defense to redirect the ball to a hitter in the front row or back row by a setter to run the team's offense.
SET – The tactical skill in which a ball is directed to a point where a player can spike it into the opponent’s court. SETTER – the player who has the 2nd of 3 contacts of the ball who “sets” the ball with an “Overhand Pass ” for a teammate to hit .
Match: The best of two of three, or the best three out of five sets. Match-up Blocking: A system of blocking where teams manipulate the positions of their front row players to gain an advantage on the other team's attackers. For example: A left side attacker may be blocking in the middle, a middle blocker on the right, and the setter on the left.
Here’s a comprehensive list of common volleyball terms and their meanings: “0 - 9” 2 Set: A high set directly above the setter. Usually intended for the middle hitter, as they are often near the setting position. 3-Meter Line (or 10-foot line): A line 3 meters or 10 feet from the net, delineating the front row from back row. 3 Set: A set directed to either the outside or middle hitter. Typically, low and fast, farther outside than a normal middle set.