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Better at Beach Level 2 (Green)

This quiz will test your knowledge of the most basic fundamentals and rules of beach volleyball. 

In order to earn your Green Level 2 Rating, you must also pass the physical skills tests and get a signature from a Better at Beach Master Coach.

The coach will underhand bowl toss free balls from the opposite service line. You must pass to yourself, then set to yourself and then catch the ball five or more out of ten times to pass.

From 3/4's depth, you must overhand serve balls over the net and in the court. You need to complete five or more successful serves in ten attempts.

Show the proper hand position for passing.

Show the proper hand position when preparing to set.

Show the basic defensive posture.

Click the button below to start and test your knowledge of the fundamentals. 

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Question 1 of 13

Should you bend your elbows at any point before or during a forearm pass?

A

Yes

B

No

Question 2 of 13

How deep should we stand in serve receive?

A

Half Court

B

About two steps from the service line or 3/4's depth

C

About two steps from the net or 1/4's depth

D

Behind the service line.

Question 3 of 13

Can you take the first ball over the net with an open handed setting motion?

A

No, because your hands must be together for the first contact.

B

No, you cannot use your fingers for any first touch.

C

Yes if it is as clean as a legal set or it is a play on a hard driven attack.

D

No because the first ball over the net needs to be played with a "rebound style" contact to be considered legal.

Question 4 of 13

About how high should you pass in normal conditions?

A

6 feet above the net

B

6 feet above the top of the antenna.

C

Higher than the net but lower than the top of the antenna

D

As high as possible

Question 5 of 13

How far from the net should we aim to pass?

A

Half court

B

1 foot from the net

C

6 feet from the net

D

10 feet from the net

Question 6 of 13

If you are facing the net, in serve receive and straight forward represents 12 o'clock, what represents a good angle  for where you should aim your passes?

A

1 o'clock for left sides and 11 o'clock for right sides

B

Straight ahead to 12 o'clock

C

I should aim to land the ball on my partner wherever they are.

D

3 o'clock for left sides and 9 o'clock for right sides

Question 7 of 13

As a baseline, how far from the net should we try to set?

A

As tight as possible without setting over

B

3 feet off the net

C

9 feet off the net

D

We should try to land the ball on our partner wherever they are standing.

Question 8 of 13

Should your finger tips touch the ball for effective fast float serve?

A

Yes, definitely

B

No, keep your hand solid and your fingers peeled back.

Question 9 of 13

When positioning your feet for a pass or a serve receive, they should be positioned…

A

Just outside shoulders

B

Touching each other

C

One foot off the ground, Karate Kid style

Question 10 of 13

Better at Beach teaches this hand position for passing and serve receive.

A

Fingers perpendicular, thumbs parallel and touching.

B

All fingers interlocked

C

Tomahawk

Question 11 of 13

When getting into a defensive position, your feet should be…

A

Touching each other.

B

As wide as possible so you can get as low as possible

C

Slightly wider than my shoulders

Question 12 of 13

When in a defensive posture, your hands should be…

A

Reaching high over your head

B

In front of you and ready

C

Behind your back

D

Squeezing each other as tightly as possible because flexing is good self defense

Question 13 of 13

The beach volleyball format is

A

4 quarters

B

Best of 5 sets

C

Best of 3 sets. The first two sets are to 21. If it goes to a 3rd set, it is played to 15. Teams must win by 2 points.

D

1 set to 21 points

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