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Top Reasons To Start Playing Volleyball As a Hobby


Are you thinking of getting a new hobby? Consider joining a local volleyball team. Everybody has a different way of spending their free time. While some like to cook, there are others who like to do body training. If games such as soccer, swimming, basketball or baseball don't sound like your thing, you should consider playing volleyball as your hobby.

Whatever you choose as a hobby will depend on your personality. For most people, they cannot live without playing this game at least once a week.

Joining volleyball team is extremely easy when you are in college. You can walk to your school coach and ask to join the team. Alternatively, you can join your local volleyball team.


Fortunately, there are plenty of parks with volleyball courts where you can play with a team or just with your friends.

No need waiting to join a team if you don't see one. You can buy volleyball for as low as $20 and then find a group of friends willing to join you to kick the ball around. You don't have to be a professional player; you just need people that know the rule of the game to help you spend your free time.

There are a lot of reasons why you should take up volleyball as a hobby. Below, we take a look at some reasons you should start playing volleyball.

Top Reasons To Start Playing Volleyball As a Hobby 

1. It's Fun 

Nothing beats running around a volleyball court trying to make sure you don't miss a precious point. You will have the most fun when you are playing against a competitive team. To enjoy the game, make sure you are playing in a good court and you wear a good shoe to protect your foot.

2. It is a Good Exercise 

Health experts recommended that to stay healthy, you need at least 150 hours of physical activities as an adult per week. Playing volleyball is a great way to exercise your body and reap the health benefits that come with it. You will get an intensive exercise when you are playing in a very competitive game.

3. Helps you Socialize

If you have been staying indoors for quite some time now, playing volleyball as a hobby is a great way to meet and make new friends. You will be able to socialize with new faces when you play new teams. Since most people can play volleyball, it makes this game a great way to make new friends.

4. It is Easy to Learn

Unlike most games such as soccer, basketball, or baseball, volleyball is a game that is very easy to learn. In fact, you don't even need to have a prior knowledge of this game before you start doing well. As far as you know the rules of the game, you can learn it in as a little as a day.

5. Learn Teamwork

A volleyball game gives you a chance to learn good teamwork and communication skills. It is a game where you need to work with the members of your team to win. You cannot win the game alone; you, therefore, need to be an efficient team player and a good communicator to win. You learn these skills as you play more games.

How to Start Playing Volleyball As a Hobby

So you have finally made up your mind to start playing volleyball? Awesome! Follow the steps below to learn how you can start playing volleyball as a hobby:

1. Buy Your Gears

To enjoy this game, you need to have the right volleyball gear. Wearing the right gear will make a difference in your game. You can easily buy volleyball socks, shorts, shirts, shoes, bras, and more online.

2. Learn the Rules

One of the greatest obstacles to enjoying any game is knowing the rules of the game. You don't want to show up at your local volleyball court looking out of place. Make use of Google and YouTube to read up on rules guiding this game. If you can learn these rules beforehand, it makes it easier to learn quickly once you find yourself on a volleyball court.

3. Join Your Local Volleyball Team

Now that you are ready to start playing, contact your local volleyball team. You can easily join any team that plays in your area. If you are a college student, join your school volleyball team and enjoy this game.

4. Practice Often

Practice, they say, makes perfect. If you really want to enjoy this game, you need to practice as much as possible. Once you get good at the game, your confidence will increase and you will enjoy the game more.


Volleyball is a fun hobby. It is one of the easiest games you can learn. Note that volleyball is not just for women, as a man, you also take volleyball as a hobby. 



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