What are volleyball positions?
Players have rotational positions (position 5, position 2 etc.) on the court from which they are allowed to move to their playing positions (opposite, middle hitter etc.) after the serve when appropriate. Volleyball positions on the court can also be called zones.
How do you pass the ball in volleyball?
The team receiving the ball (either via a serve from the other team to start a rally or during a rally itself) usually “digs” or otherwise stops the ball from hitting the floor (i.e. being “grounded”). This first touch is considered a “pass” to another player for the team’s second touch.
What is the position of the outside hitter in volleyball?
They stand behind the passers on the rotation while libero and outside hitters pass the ball and place themselves to the left front, right front or right back playing position. The opposite usually get the most sets in the game.
What is the 6-2 system in volleyball?
In the 6-2 system, the fact that you always have a setter in the front row means that the setter can also be a hitter (i.e. an attacker). As such, the defense can be kept off guard, in that the setter can change even if the team does have a preferred setter.
How do Sideouts work in volleyball?
Note that the position numbers will not change; just the players will keep rotating every time a ‘sideout’ occurs. The player in position 1 will serve and keep doing it until the next rotation. In the next rotation, the player in the number 2 position will serve, and so on.
What is right front in volleyball?
Right front is the position in the attack zone (or front row) on the middle of the court. This position can be called right front, position 2, P2, zone 3 , Z3 . The right side hitter, opposite hitter or setter plays in position 2.
How to serve in volleyball?
The player in position 1 will serve and keep doing it until the next rotation. In the next rotation, the player in the number 2 position will serve, and so on. This is done to ensure that the serving player changes.