A team may consist of a maximum of 12 players, one coach, one assistant coach, one trainer and one medical doctor.
Both the team captain and the coach are responsible for the conduct and discipline of their team members.
TO SCORE A POINT
A team scores a point by successfully grounding the ball on the opponent's court; when the opponent team commits a fault; when the opponent team receives a penalty.
A team commits a fault by making a playing action contrary to the rules (or by violating them in some other way). The referees judge the faults and determine the consequences according to the Rules: If two or more faults are committed successively, only the first one is counted.
If two or more faults are committed by opponents simultaneously, a DOUBLE FAULT is called and the rally is replayed.
Consequences of winning a rally
A rally is the sequence of playing actions from the moment of the service hit by the server until the ball is out of play.If the serving team wins a rally, it scores a point and continues to serve; if the receiving team wins a rally, it scores a point and it must serve next.
TO WIN A SET
A set (except the deciding, 5th set) is won by the team which first scores 25 points with a minimum lead of two points. In the case of a 24-24 tie,play is continued until a two-point lead is achieved (26-24; 27-25; …).
TO WIN THE MATCH
The match is won by the team that wins three sets.
In the case of a 2-2 tie, the deciding set (the 5th) is played to 15 points with a minimum lead of 2 points.