History of Volleyball<br />1895 to Today<br />
Mintonette<br />William Morgan @ the YMCA in Holyoke, Massachusetts<br />blend of elements of basketball, baseball, tennis...
1896, July 7th -<br />  At Springfield College, the first game of "volleyball" was played<br />
1907<br />Volleyball was presented at the Playground of America Convention as one of the most popular sports<br />
1916<br />Philippines- an offensive style of passing the ball in a high trajectory to be struck by another player (the set...
1916 - <br />The NCAA was invited by the YMCA to aid in editing the rules and in promoting the sport<br />Added to school ...
 WWI<br />1917, the game was changed from 21 to 15 points<br />1919 American Expeditionary Forces distributed 16,000 volle...
  1920s<br />1920, three hits per side and back row attack rules were instituted<br />1928, it became clear that tournamen...
1930s<br />1930, the first two-man beach game was played.<br />
1940s<br />1947, the Federation Internationale De Volley-Ball (FIVB) was founded in Paris <br />Late 1940s Forearm pass in...
1950s<br />1951 - Volleyball was played by over 50 million people each year in over 60 countries <br />1957 - The Internat...
1960s<br />1960's new techniques added to the game included - the soft spike (dink), forearm pass (bump), blocking across ...
1970s<br />1974, the World Championships in Mexico were telecast in Japan<br />1975, the US National Women's team began a ...
1980s<br />1983, the Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP) was formed<br />1984, the US won their first medals at ...
1990s<br />1995, the sport of Volleyball was 100 years old!<br />1996, 2-person beach volleyball was added to the Olympics...
Today<br />China, Brazil and Russia lead the world <br />London will host 2012 Olympics<br />2nd most popular sport in the...
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History Of Volleyball

  1. 1. History of Volleyball<br />1895 to Today<br />
  2. 2. Mintonette<br />William Morgan @ the YMCA in Holyoke, Massachusetts<br />blend of elements of basketball, baseball, tennis, and handball<br />
  3. 3. 1896, July 7th -<br />  At Springfield College, the first game of "volleyball" was played<br />
  4. 4. 1907<br />Volleyball was presented at the Playground of America Convention as one of the most popular sports<br />
  5. 5. 1916<br />Philippines- an offensive style of passing the ball in a high trajectory to be struck by another player (the set and spike) were introduced<br />
  6. 6. 1916 - <br />The NCAA was invited by the YMCA to aid in editing the rules and in promoting the sport<br />Added to school & college physical education & intramural programs<br />
  7. 7. WWI<br />1917, the game was changed from 21 to 15 points<br />1919 American Expeditionary Forces distributed 16,000 volleyballs to it's troops and allies. This provided a stimulus for the growth of volleyball in foreign lands<br />
  8. 8. 1920s<br />1920, three hits per side and back row attack rules were instituted<br />1928, it became clear that tournaments and rules were needed, the United States Volleyball Association (USVBA, now USA Volleyball) was formed<br />
  9. 9. 1930s<br />1930, the first two-man beach game was played.<br />
  10. 10. 1940s<br />1947, the Federation Internationale De Volley-Ball (FIVB) was founded in Paris <br />Late 1940s Forearm pass introduced to the game (as a desperation play).  Most balls were played with overhand pass.<br />
  11. 11. 1950s<br />1951 - Volleyball was played by over 50 million people each year in over 60 countries <br />1957 - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) designated volleyball as an Olympic team sport, to be included in the 1964 Olympic Games.<br />
  12. 12. 1960s<br />1960's new techniques added to the game included - the soft spike (dink), forearm pass (bump), blocking across the net, and defensive diving and rolling<br />1964, Volleyball was introduced to the Olympic Games in Tokyo (Japanese gave us the modern version of the ball)<br />
  13. 13. 1970s<br />1974, the World Championships in Mexico were telecast in Japan<br />1975, the US National Women's team began a year-round training regime (men started in 1977)<br />
  14. 14. 1980s<br />1983, the Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP) was formed<br />1984, the US won their first medals at the Olympics in Los Angeles. The Men won the Gold, and the Women the Silver.<br />1988, the US Men repeated the Gold in the Olympics in Korea<br />
  15. 15. 1990s<br />1995, the sport of Volleyball was 100 years old!<br />1996, 2-person beach volleyball was added to the Olympics<br />
  16. 16. Today<br />China, Brazil and Russia lead the world <br />London will host 2012 Olympics<br />2nd most popular sport in the WORLD!!!<br />
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