Kitchen: Also known as the non-volley zone, the kitchen is the area between the net and non-volley line on both sides.
Volleying: Hitting the ball before it has bounced.
Fault: A fault occurs when the ball:
- Lands out of bounds
- Doesn’t clear the net
- Doesn’t clear the non-volley zone or boundary lines during the serve
- Is volleyed from the non-volley zone
- Is volleyed before it bounces once on each side
Side Out: This term is declared when service is given to the opposing team
Dink: A shot with the intention of landing the ball at the feet of your opponent or in their non-volley zone.