Volleyball Federation

Volleyball – Eng. Volleyball – hit the ball in the summer," "Flying," "floating ball" – a team sport noncontact game in which two teams on a platform throw the ball over the net on the enemy, that he was unable to recapture. This game appeared in the U.S. in 1895 and immediately won the hearts of many. In Russia, the spread of volleyball began to artists, actors, as in Moscow, first appeared in the volleyball courts theaters.

In 1923 the USSR the first official match between the teams top theatrical arts workshops, and the State School of Cinematography. In 1925, the Soviet Union were developed and approved the first official competition rules on volleyball. Since then, competition in the sport ever held in Russia and elsewhere. Since 1964, volleyball is an Olympic sport. Virtually all competitions Soviet and later Russian and teams (male and female) won prizes in Tokyo (1964), Mexico (1968), Munich (1972), Montreal (1976), Moscow (1980), Seoul (1988), Sydney ( 2000.), Athens (2004), Beijing (2008).

An international body of volleyball as a sport – FIVB – "International Volleyball Federation" was formed in 1947 in France. It brings together 220 national volleyball federations. FIVB headquarters in Switzerland, in Lausanne. Federation is developing rules to volleyball, is responsible for organizing international competitions, said balls for the world competition in volleyball. The last few years, the official tournament balls, steel balls are approved by the FIVB Japanese company MIKASA. Volleyball is a spherical structure consisting of an inner rubber is usually the camera enclosed in a covering of leather or synthetic leather. In all official competitions ball game is circumference of 65-67 inches and weighing 260-280 grams. Balls MIKASA generally tricolor: a combination of bright yellow, blue and white colors allow athletes to more clearly identify the trajectory of the ball. It should be noted that this manufacturer produces volleyballs for various purposes: training for the classical and beach volleyball. Balls MIKASA is available in different price ranges, so that every fan of this game can afford to drill with a really high quality and "thoughtful" in all respects ball. MIKASA releases balls for different levels of play: training – for example, stretching MIKASA MGV5ATTR – to practice hitting, heavy-weight MIKASA MGV500 – for strength training, classical training balls MIKASA MV250 (recommended for training in sports schools and clubs), MIKASA MVP-2001, MIKASA MVA330 (T); Amateur – MIKASA MGV260, MIKASA MVP5S (you better durability in this price range) of match – MIKASA MVA310 (T); Professional – MIKASA MVA300. Balls are also distinguished by glued and stitched. Beach volleyball most preferably crosslinked using balls, because they are less susceptible to deformation when wet. The quality of glued and stitched balls MIKASA so high that the method of their connection does not matter. And of course, for a truly professional and beautiful game should be mindful of proper pumping the ball. It should not be too soft, not to reduce the rebound the ball, and too hard to not beat the hands of athletes. Ideal to pump the ball allow the specialized electronic manometers (MIKASA AG-500). Beautiful game! Tasha Interested