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Questions tagged [beach-volleyball]

Questions about beach volleyball, a variant of the sport of volleyball played on sand.

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In beach volleyball what happens when a player hits the ball from under the net?

To map this out, players A and B are on team 1, player C is on team two. Player A bumps the ball over the net to team two's side. Player B reaches underneath the net and (otherwise legally) hits the ...
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Is it a foul when the ball pushes the net into blockers hands?

In case of beach volleyball, I am spiking the ball and it hits the net. The hit pushes the net and it touches the blockers hands. Would it be called a foul or not?
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Hand setting a hard driven ball (beach volleyball)

In FIVB Offical Beach Volleyball Rules 2017-2020, which rule allows for a double contact while using an overhand finger action on a hard driven ball? I see an exception for Extended contacts: 9.2....
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Does blocking in beach volleyball need to be harder than in indoor?

Question is about the rules of blocking the ball in beach volleyball and its differences from indoor. Is there any other block differences from indoor volleyball other than counting as one of three ...
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What does this beach volleyball “hand motion” represent?

Was playing beach volleyball when the winning team's players started jokingly using their hands to symbolize sort of a mortar-and-pestle, with one hand grinding circularly in the other bowl-shaped one....
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Why do the olympic beach volleyball teams not set?

I have been watching a lot of the Olympic Beach VolleyBall, and I noticed that they almost never set the ball using an overhead set (two hands open position over their head.) Has this type of set ...
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In sand volleyball, if a ball hits the line but the mark is out, is it in or out?

We play on the sand and there is a dispute as to how to judge a ball in or out. If the ball hits the line, so that the line clearly moves, but then strikes the sand an inch out of bounds, is the ball ...
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Precisely which rules disallow spinning sets and open-hand passes?

I've looked at FIVB indoor volleyball rules and FIVB beach volleyball rules. I can't figure out which rules sections numbers lead to someone calling fault when: a hand-set has too much rotation a ...
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Is it legal to go under the net to play a ball going out, back in play in volleyball?

Is it legal to go under the net, on the other players side in indoor volleyball to play a ball that was going out? From my understanding, you would have to hit it around the net, then another team ...
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Is a double-touch in beach volleyball OK as long as it's part of one action?

There was the same question for indoor volleyball, but in the case of beach volleyball: If the other team pass, set, hits it over to me and I kick it and then it hits my chest (but it's only one ...