During the game, coaches are allowed to request breaks called Timeouts.
In between sets, teams are allowed three minutes to switch sides and prepare for the next one, this is called a game interval.
If a player gets hurt during the game, the referee stops the game until the player is helped.
Each team is allowed two timeouts that are thirty seconds long. Coaches and players can call timeouts during the game.
A technical timeout is a minute long timeout called by a referee. It is typically called when the leading team reaches eight and sixteen points during each set.
There are no technical timeouts during the fifth set.