Playing Positions in Volleyball. Volleyball positions in a team: Outside hitter (also called wing spiker, left side) Right side hitter (wing spiker, right side) Opposite Hitter (attacker) Setter. Middle Blocker (center, middle hitter) Libero. Defensive Specialist.
Immediately the middle hitter sprints around the starting cone and into the left zone. As the middle back players approaches this zone, the hitter on this side hits a ball into this area to be returned again by the middle back using the forearm pass.
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The middle position must back off the net to the three meter line as fast as possible, change direction and approach in time to make himself available for a quick set. If your teammates dig the ball right to the setter, this will happen in mere seconds.
MIDDLE BLOCKER/HITTER. This spot is known as either the middle blocker or middle hitter. The team’s tallest athlete tends to play here. Their additional height can help the player excel in this role. On defense, the middle blocker blocks the center area of the net and has to be ready for the opponent’s quick middle attacks.
"Middle back" is the position in the defensive zone (or back row) on the middle of the court. This position can be called "middle back", position 6, P6, "zone 6:", "Z1:". The middle blocker usually starts the game in the line up on the middle back position, but is generally speaking replaced by the libero, a back row specialist before the first serve.
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In the back court, the home position for the libero or middle player is usually the 6-back position, which is in the deep end of the court. 11. Middle Skills for a good middle hitter. Height is definitely an advantage (yes, I know that’s not a skill!), but being able to jump high and having agility to move laterally is much more important.
Left Back. The player that is left back is in the rotation position in the backcourt on the left side of the court. At the start of the rally, this is the player that starts in Zone 5. Middle Back The player that is middle back is in the rotation position in the backcourt in the middle. At the start of the rally, this is the player that starts in Zone 6.
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