These two terms used in volleyball spikes are the words and lingo used for hitters
during a volleyball rally in an attempt to score a point.
An 'attack' or 'attack hit' is done by a spiker also called an 'attacker' or 'hitter' in volleyball jumps and swings to hit a ball that's above the net on their side, over the net into the opponent's court in an attempt to score a point during a rally.
An attack or 'attack hit' can be
Fast speed aggressive attack or attack hits
Medium speed attack or attack hits
Slow speed attack or attack hits
Another 'type of attack' can also be an underhanded contact with the ball used when passing the ball is the third contact made on the ball over the net during a rally.
A hitter, attacker or spiker is credited with a 'kill" long as the ball gets past the block and hits the floor without the opposing team being able to play or pick it up, then the "attack hit" is called a "kill"
A 'kill' is a statistical term used to give credit on the stat sheet to an attacker who scores a point with an attack hit.
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