It's World Cup time, and while soccer players use their feet, volleyball players usually use their hands ... except when they have to use their feet! In honor of the World Cup, here's 10 great volleyball kick saves. We hope to see a few of these at next week's 2018 USA Volleyball Girls' Junior National Championships!
10. High School Volleyball Kick Save
9. Diablo Volleyball at Anaheim Sport Center
8. Kick Serve Reception by U15
7. “Kinsey’s Kick”
6. Swedish volleyball, Habo Wolley Libero Kick Save
5. Lowell vs SH – Great long rally, save is at 40 seconds in
4. Dallas Skyline Juniors kick save at the USAV Southern California Las Vegas Tourney
3. FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour, Brazil vs Brazil kick save
2. A long time favorite, kick assist set by Erik Shoji at Stanford
1. Brazil Olympic Team Libero hustle kick save London
Honorable Mention - Our number one miracle play(er), using both his head and his arm, in a Navy vs Stevenson Univ match
Now, that seen, most volleyball players should know there is are two variations of our game that do not even allow arm/hand contact! Here are just two great example of each version of the game of volleyball.