Tuesday, 15 November 2011

Beach Volleyball History and Beach Volleyball Tickets

In 1920 First Beach volleyball courts on the beach was created in Santa Monica, California for the people enjoyment, planting the seed for beach volleyball growth in that area. The first permanent nets began to come into view, and entertaining games were almost immediately being played on civic parts of the beach.

The private clubs also appeared at that time and in 1922, eleven such beach clubs come into sight in the Santa Monica region. The first competition at clubs level was played in 1924, California. The majority of these beginning beach volleyball competitions were played with teams of as a minimum 6 players from each side much like indoor volleyball. Johnson decided to try playing with only two people players which were present at that time. The game was forever changed until now only two people players played Beach Volleyball on the court at once for each team.

In 1930s, Beach volleyball comes into view in Europe and doubles competitions were being played on the beaches of Santa Monica for trophies in 1940s. The first competition to offer a prize was played in 1948; Los Angeles California and best teams were awards with a case of Pepsi. In the 1960s, a professional contest was held in France for 30,000 French francs and the first Manhattan Beach Open was also held in 1960.

The first professional beach volleyball competition was the Olympia World Championship of Beach Volleyball , staged on Labor Day weekend, 1976, at Will Rogers State Beach in Pacific Palisades which was organized by David Wilk of Volleyball Magazine. Volleyball Magazine staged the event the next year at the same location, this time sponsored by Schlitz Light Beer. The first World Beach Volleyball Championships was played in Rio Janeiro; Brazil won By Sinjin Smith and Randy Stoklos.

Worldwide professional competitions were arranged by the FIVB and Beach Volleyball was included as an exhibition game in 1992 Olympic. Olympic Beach Volleyball competitions will be started from Saturday 28th July to Thursday 9th August during 2012 Olympic London. Sport Ticket Exchange is suitable source to get Olympic Beach Volleyball Tickets.

Thursday, 27 October 2011

Beach Volleyball Tickets

Beach volleyball is also called sand volleyball and is similar to the indoor game. In the indoor game each team has six players, while in beach volleyball each teams consist of two players and this game played on a sand court measures 16 x 8 meters which is divided by a net.Each team tries to hit ball forth and back over a high net and the team has three hits for returning the ball. Points are scored by landing the ball in the court of the opponents without it being returned successfully. Beach Volleyball has become one of the most popular spectator sports at the Games.

Each team is given three chances to send the ball over the net to the opponent's court. The sand on the court has to be leveled. The volleyball court should be appropriately marked during the game.  The dimension of the net used to separate the two halves of the court should be as per the FIVB rule-book.  The size and weight of the ball used during the beach volleyball games are determined by the FIVB. The players are not allowed to wear any such object, which can cause injury to other players. Generally the beach volleyball game is divided in three sets. The point system used during the game is the rally-point system.  To win a set, the team has to make a two point lead over the opponent. 

Beach Volleyball evolved in Hawaii in 1915. Beach Volleyball is governed by Federation International Volleyball (FIVB) organization. Beach Volleyball debuted as an exhibition game in 1992 Olympic. Beach Volleyball was started at Atlanta 1996 in Olympic Games. At London 2012 Olympic games will begin these events of both the men and women’s Beach Volleyball with a preliminary phase: the 24 teams in each event will be divided into six pools of four, and each team will play every other team in their pool. A total of 16 teams from this phase will qualify for the knockout phase, with the winners of the semi-finals eventually going head-to-head for the gold. 

Olympic Beach Volleyball competitions will be started from Saturday 28th July to Thursday 9th August during 2012 Olympic London. There was a huge demand for Beach Volleyball Tickets from the Beach Volleyball fans through the world. Beach Volleyball fans can get their Olympic Beach Volleyball Tickets from sport ticket Exchange. Beach Volleyball  tickets are now available for reservation in a limited number at sport ticket Exchange for affordable rates. All Olympic Games lovers should act quickly to guarantee their 2012 Olympics Tickets from sport ticket Exchange.