There are a few different types of volleyball. However, they all fall into one of two categories. These are indoor volleyball and outdoor volleyball. Outdoor volleyball is usually beach volleyball, although this can be played indoor too on sand courts. Indoor volleyball is played on much larger courts, and they have 6 people on court at one time as a pose to 2 or 3 in beach volleyball. Indoor volleyball is the more popular sport, but they are both a lot of fun and they both have many similarities. Most of the skills are transferable, and a lot of people play both varieties over the span of a year. Of course, there are a lot of differences in the game too, but you easily pick these up.
Indoor volleyball is played on a wooden or plastic (nylon type material) floor. Shoes are worn (as a pose to beach volleyball where they are not) along with knee pads, ankle braces, shorts, shirts and socks. This type of volleyball tends to have set roles for each player, whereas beach volleyball every player is basically a rover (and