More romantic relationship phrases that beach volleyball has transformed into platonic references to partnerships are: “getting dumped”, “she left me for someone else,” “we’re trying out a few different people,” “we’re texting/talking/having coffee,” “we have great chemistry.”
Also known as a six-pack because volleyball etiquette holds that if you give another player a facial, you buy him or her a six-pack to help ease the pain. Fish: A player who gets caught in the net. Flipper: A reaching contact made with the outstretched back of the hand in a flipping motion. Popularized by beach player Andy Fishburn.
In Beach Volleyball, the team winning a rally scores a point (Rally Point System). When the receiving team wins a rally, it gains a point and the right to serve. The serving player must be alternated every time this occurs.
Volleyball Vocabulary for Defense and Blocking. Kong block: A one-armed blocking style made popular by beach volleyball legend Randy Stoklos. Middle Up: A defensive system that focuses on covering tips of balls sent short over the block. Off-blocker: The blocker that drops off the net during the attack.
GLOSSARY OF BEACH VOLLEYBALL TERMS. ACE: A served ball that lands within the playing boundaries, which is untouched by the receiving team and scores a point. Also called spader or silver bullet ...
Bump/Bump Pass: To pass the ball using locked forearms. Campfire/Campfire Defense: Two or more players surround a ball that lands on the floor. Carry: A botched pass involving prolonged contact with the ball. Centerline Violation: Crossing the centerline and entering the opponent's half.
– Any volleyball game with people who don’t really know how to play volleyball. A common euphemism for this type of game is “Picnic Volleyball.” JUMP SERVE – A serve that is started by the server tossing the ball into the air and jumping into and hitting the ball in its downward motion. JOUST – When 2 opposing players are simultaneously
DECOY: A move in which the actual spiker of the ball is disguised. This takes the opposing team by surprise. DIG: The act of reaching a ball spiked by the opponents and passing it to a teammate. DOUBLE HIT: An illegal move that implies that the same player has touched the ball twice in succession.