Beach volleyball without the bruises Sprint Aquatics Soft Touch: Neoprene-coated volleyball. Likes: Soft coating doesn't sting your hands and forearms as much as a regular volleyball. Bright, multicolored graphics stand out in the crowd. Dislikes: At 6.5 ounces, much lighter than a normal volleyball. Price: $10.60. (800) 235-2156; sprintaquatics.com.