For men's volleyball, the net should be 8 feet off the ground, while for women's volleyball, the net should be 7 feet and 4 inches off the ground. The main purpose of volleyball nets are to both separate each side of the court, and to signify how high a volleyball hit needs to be above the ground to be in play.
Volleyball Equipment - Volleyball Game Rules. Net The net is 1 meter (3 ft.) and 9.5 meters (32 ft.) long when stretched. The net is attached to upright standards that are 1 meter (3 ft.) outside the court. The standards may be padded to a maximum height of 5 and half feet. Front and sides of the referees platform must be padded, same as the standards.
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The net is placed directly above the center line, 7 feet 4 inches above the ground for women and 8 feet above the ground for men.
Beach Volleyball Court Dimensions Regulation beach volleyball court dimensions vary depending on whether volleyball is being played in competition or for recreational purposes. The required beach volleyball court dimensions for USA Volleyball and NCAA and FIVB and World doubles competition is 16m by 8m (52’6” by 26’3”).
Indoor volleyball court surfaces are required to be made of resilient wood flooring or poured with a synthetic urethane. The size of an indoor volleyball court is the same as an outdoor court. Volleyball courts are regulated at 59’ (18 m) in length with a width of 29.5' (9 m). Attack lines dividing the front and back rows are marked 9’10” (3 m) parallel to the net.
The mass of a Volleyball is between 9-10 oz (260-280 g) with a pressure between 4.26-4.61 psi (29.4-31.8 kPa). A Volleyball is the official ball used to play indoor Volleyball, beach Volleyball, and other variations of the Volleyball sport.