Volleyball positions terminology. Setter, outside hitter, libero, middle blocker, strong side, weak side, defensive specialist, right back, middle back
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.
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This position – also known as the right-side hitter – plays near the right antenna. Opposite hitters tend to be players who have the most versatility and can excel on both offense and defense. The opposite hitter also needs to possess solid jumping skills. Opposite hitters must be able to hit the ball from the front and back rows.
OVERLAP – refers to the positions of the players in the rotation prior to the contact of the ball when serving. PANCAKE – A one-handed defensive technique where the hand is extended and the palm is slid along the floor as the player dives or extension rolls, and timed so that the ball bounces off the back of the hand.
Volleyball Terms and Positions. Passing or setting the ball to a teammate who attacks the ball for a kill. The offensive action of hitting the ball. The attempt by one team to terminate the play by hitting the ball to the floor on the opponents side.
Setter. The setter is, in general, a volleyball position where the player is a leader on the court in terms of the flow of play. You may recall from above that a team has three touches available to them in order to get the ball back over the net and “grounded” on the opposing team’s side.
Players must be in front of (or behind) ONLY their respective back-row (or front-row) counterpart. So left-front must be in front of left-back, middle-front in front of middle-back, etc. Left side positions have no front/behind concerns relative to middle or right side positions.
Back-One: When a volleyball is set quickly or low to the middle hitter or the right side hitter. Back-Two: A high set of the volleyball to the middle or the right side hitter. Bump : A first hit or pass that is used to set an attack. Carry: A fault in which the volleyball is held for too long of time in the player's hands.