A Block Assist. A block assist is a statistic that will be awarded to any player who combines for a block. If you team up with another player (or two) and either of you blocks the ball, each of the players working together is given a “block assist”. This is also sometimes called a collective block. Sealing or Closing The Block
Block assist: A block assist is when a player blocks a ball into the opponent’s court leading to a point or side out. It is only awarded as a block assist when it immediately leads to a point.
The goal is to block the spiked ball with the hands or arms preventing the spiker from a successful attack. Block Assist A block assist is given when two or three players participate in a successful block at the same time. This is also known as a collective block.
Keeping Statistics: Blocking Definition (block): player(s) block leads immediately to a point * Key point: it does NOT matter which player touches the ball –if 2-3 players go up for a block and one player touches it, each receives a block assist * Four outcomes: * Block solo * Block assist * Block error
Block Assist: Two or more teammates help block a spiked ball. Block: A defense play by teammates intended to keep a spiked ball in the offense court. Bump/Bump Pass: To pass the ball using locked forearms. Campfire/Campfire Defense: Two or more players surround a ball that lands on the floor. Carry: A botched pass involving prolonged contact with the ball.
Block Assists. Total number of assisted blocks during the game (season). An assisted block is awarded when two or three players block the ball back into the opponent's court for a point. Each player attempting to block receives an assist even if it is obvious that only one player actually makes contact with the ball.
Block assists are awarded if two or more players go up for the block, even if only one makes contact with the ball. Blocks can NEVER total more than the opponent’s hitting errors.
BLOCK – A defensive play by one or more front row players meant to deflect a spiked ball back to the hitter’s court. It may be a combination of one, two or three players jumping in front of the opposing spiker and contacting the spiked ball with open hands.