Gary Colberg, the present Commissioner, succeeded Lon in 1975. The rules of volleyball have changed many times since William Morgan first developed the game in 1895 with an original purpose of providing some form of recreation and relaxation for businessmen at the Holyoke, MA Y.M.C.A.
Beach volleyball first made an appearance in 1915 on the sands of Waikiki Beach in Hawaii, where games at the Outrigger Canoe Club represented the birth of the sport. The idea of volleyball on the beach quickly caught on, with the first permanent nets appearing in Santa Monica, California in 1920.
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Volleyball Timeline; Date: Event: 1895: The game of volleyball is created. 1897: The first official rules are published by the YMCA. 1900: The official volleyball is designed. 1914-1918
1895: William G. Morgan (1870-1942) created the game of volleyball but called the game Mintonette. 1896: The first exhibition match of volleyball is played at Springfield College (called International YMCA Training school in 1896). 1900: A special ball was designed for the sport.
The first beach volleyball tournament happened in 1948, and in 1949, the first volleyball World Championships took place in Prague, Czechoslovakia. By 1951, 50 million people in over 60 countries were playing volleyball, in 1955, volleyball became a part of the Pan American Games and in 1957 volleyball became an official team sport in the Olympics and was played in the 1964 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.
WELSTAR, AMGROW, VICTEAM, and HV Sport have been some of the famous American Companies to manufacture the volleyball ball today. Evolution of Panels: The evolution of volleyball ball panels from 8 to 32 is with the goal of increasing the grip while receiving serves and passing. The other major advantage was observed in the Olympics when the players could increase the serving speed and the spiking accuracy.
Santa Monica, California, is where the first Volleyball courts were put up on the beach and Families played 6 vs. 6. And in 1930 the first two-man beach volleyball game was played.
William G. Morgan invented volleyball in 1895, initi... In this quick video we will look at the full history and Evolution of Volleyball from year 1895 to 2020.