Volleyball lines, how many are there?
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There are many lines on the playing surface of a volleyball court.
On an indoor volleyball court, the sidelines and the service lines are
painted to outline the internal area and the boundaries where the ball
should be played.
as the volleyball court marker to illuminate the court boundaries.
The centerline measures two inches wide and goes from
sideline to sideline which divides the two playing courts into two 29 foot
6 inch halves where the teams play, one on one side and the opposing
team on the other.
On an indoor volleyball court, it serves as the single fourth boundary line
for both sides and is located directly underneath the net.
players and referees most importantly as it stretches underneath the
To separate one team's front row from the other, it is placed an equal
distance between the three meter lines of both sides.
The line in the left hand side of the frame, the dark blue one is the
center line in the photo below.
Since the volleyball court is shaped like s large rectangle, the sidelines
are the longest lines located along the sides of that rectangle.
The sidelines, separated by the net, mark the longest boundaries of the
court, where both teams remain inside of their designated area of the
"rectangle" to play the match.
At the beginning of each rally, all six players on both teams must be
In the front row, once the rally has started, the outside hitters on the
their spike approach.
Of all the volleyball lines on the playing surface, the service line is
the farthest boundary line from the net.
at the beginning of each rally.
At the beginning of a play, if a volleyball player steps over the service
line while serving, she has committed a service error.
they've made contact with the ball can they land on the other side of the
service line, in the court.
located three meters or approximately ten feet from the net on either
It exists to separate the front row players from the back row players
and it creates a point of reference in the rotation.
hitters know that they can only attack a ball that's been set to them,
behind this attack line.
The ten foot line, is the same line as the attack line and/or the
The name of these court lines will change depending on who
you play against and in what city, state or country you play the game.
Located on both sides, this line is ten feet or three meters from the net,
runs parallel to the net, and it separates the front row players from the
back row players.
If you are inside this line, the spiker must keep both feet on the ground
when they send the ball over the net.
As explained previously, the name for court lines parallel to
Three meters measures out to be ten feet so for those people who use
the metric system they will call this line the three meter line.