An ethonographic study about beach volleyball

David Mata Verdejo

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Mata Verdejo, D. (2004). An ethonographic study about beach volleyball. Apunts. Educación Física y Deportes, 75, 5-19.



The historic evaluation of beach volley ball from its beginnings as a recreational variant of volleyball, emphasising in the description if the subcultural characteristics of identity concerning the ethnography of the sport, has been studied. Subjects such as the configuration of closed in groups, the ethic behaviour of the beach volleyball player and the body techniques exclusive to boys of the beach or beachboys.


Keywords: Beach Volleyball, Californian Sports, Mintonette, Volleyball.

ISSN: 2014-0983

Published: January 01, 2004