COMPARISON

BEACH

VS

INDOOR

Game is played on sand.  Players do not wear shoes.  The depth of the sand can vary between 1-4″.  This surface is constantly changing and is rarely flat.

Surface

The game is played on a hard, flat surface.  Either a gym floor or sport court type surface.  This surface doesn’t change.   frthyteft

Dimensions are 8 m x 16 m ( 26’4″ x 52’6″)

Court Size

Dimensions are 18 m x 9 m (59′ x 29’6″)

2 players on the court

Number of Players

6 players on the court

Every player on the team plays every point

Play Time

May vary based on specialized positions

The game is played outdoors.  Conditions vary based on the weather.  Players learn to manage sun, wind and sometimes rain.

Conditions

The game is played in a controlled inside environment.  Not many variables to manage.  dfwefwdwfwfwcwcww

A match consists of a series of best-of-three game, with each game played to 21 points. Two sets wins the match, and the third tiebreaker set, if necessary, is also played to 15 points.  Rally scoring is used.  Teams switch sides every 7 points in a game to 21 and every 5 points in a game to 15.

Scoring

A match consists of five sets, or games. The first team to reach 25 points wins the set. Three sets wins the match, and the fifth tiebreaker set, if necessary, is only played to 15 points.  Teams switch sides after every game.  ddhhdhdhdddhdhdhdhdhdh dhd hd hdrgrgrgrggrgrgr

Swimsuit, Sunblock and Towel

Equipment 

Shirt, Shorts, Socks, Shoes, Knee Pads.

1-2 x / play each player.   With only 2 players on the court and only 3 contacts per team allowed, both players will touch the ball at least once each play.

Player Ball Contacts

0-2 x / play per player. With 6 players on the court and only 3 contacts per team allowed, sometimes more then one player may not contact the ball on each play.