I experienced my first Voleyball game at Ponderosa Park in Sunnyvale today.

"Can you bump, set, and spike?" I was asked.

I played with pretty good players, and it was intimidating and I felt the pressure to perform well.

Every error I made, made me want to quit more.

It can actually be fun if I had the fundamentals better. Knowing how to serve, set, and hit over the net will make it more enjoyable, and make me a better teammate.

Some interesting rules I learned

  • 6 players each
  • The six positions are setter, middle blocker, outside hitter, opposite hitter, libero and serving specialist.
  • maximum of three hits per side
  • typically three or five sets
  • Three-set matches are two sets to 25 points and a third set to 15 points
  • A ball hitting a boundary line is in