Sitting volleyball teams play on a smaller court, and the volleyball net sits lower to the ground than standard volleyball nets do. The international net heights for sitting volleyball teams are 3 feet 9.28 inches or 1.15 meters for men’s teams, and 3 feet 5.34 inches or 1.05 meters for women’s teams.
Volleyball Net Height: Special Accomodations Volleyball net height is also adjusted to accommodate sitting volleyball teams usually consist of paraplegic players who have no legs but are able to play with a single or both arms. Therefore the standard seated volleyball net height for the men’s team is 1.15 meters or 3 feet 9.28 inches.
It is 18 meters X 9 meters, whereas beach courts are smaller. Following are the dimensions of the indoor volleyball net height that must be followed: Standard Net height for Mens Volleyball: 7 feet, 11 5/8 inches or 2.43 meters. Volleyball Net Height for men aged 55-69: 7 feet, 9 5/8 inches or 2.38 meters.
Coed volleyball and men's volleyball both have the same official net height at 7 feet 11 5/8 inches. Easy to see why, since in these versions of the game, the "big" men are front row always hitting and blocking at the net, which for the smaller female players isn't even a factor since the rules state the women play only in the back row.
Division 1. Average height of college volleyball player: 6’0”. Average height range: 53% of players 6’0” and over. Club experience: Open-level playing experience. Division 2. Average volleyball player height: 5’10”. Average height range: 19.8% of athletes are 6’0” and taller; 61% of athletes are between 5’9” and 5’11”.
The free playing space shall measure a minimum of 12.5m (41’) in height from the playing surface. For FIVB World and Official competitions, the free zone is a minimum of 5m (16’) and a maximum of 6m (20’) from the end lines/side lines. The free playing space shall measure a minimum of 12.5m (41’) in height from the playing surface.
Each level of volleyball has a legal net height that is appropriate for the average height and skill level of the athletes. The net measurement is taken from the center of the court, however the height at both ends of the net should be close to the same. The height at the ends of the net cannot be any higher than ¾ inches over the center height.
Men's Net Height - 2.43 meters or 8’ Women's Net Height - 2.24 meters or 7’4” Contact with net permitted as long as it does not interfere with play. Olympic Indoor, NCAA Men and Women; Any part of body above feet can go under the net as long as it does not interfere with play. Feet can go under the net if they don’t interfere with play and part of foot is on or above center line.