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What is a liberos job?
A libero is a defensive specialist position in indoor volleyball. The libero usually replaces the middle blocker position when that player rotates to the back row, but the libero never rotates to the front row.
What is an opposite hitter also known as?
An opposite hitter, also know as a right-side hitter, is considered the most versatile because they can excel on offense and defense. During defense, they will also help on blocks with the middle blocker. Middle Blocker/Hitter: The middle blocker tends to be the tallest person on the team.
What’s the difference between libero and DS?
The libero is the player on the court in the different color jersey. The libero is allowed to serve for one player, and only one player, on the court. A defensive specialist (D/S) is a player that substitutes in for any player. Theoretically, the D/S can play any position on the court, including front row.
Can liberos set?
The Libero may serve, but cannot block or attempt to block. The Libero may not spike a ball from anywhere if at the moment of contact the ball is entirely higher than the top of the net. (In other words, the Libero may not hand set a ball while in front of the ten-foot line, but can, from behind the ten-foot line).
Can the libero jump?
This basically means that the libero must stand and attack the ball from a reaching position (no jumping). If she/he jumps and attacks then it’s more than likely the contact was made while the ball was above the net, thus is an illegal contact.
What is the difference between 5-1 and 6’2 in volleyball?
A 5-1 and a 6-2 are two offensive systems that are most used in volleyball. In a 5-1, there is one setter and five hitters at all times. In a 6-2, you have two setters and six hitters, because your setters are back row players. Because there are two setters and four hitters, also your setters are front row players.
What is a 1 in volleyball?
A quick one (known as 1 or A) is to the immediate front of the setter, a back one (known as a back 1 or B) is set directly behind the setter. Hut/Go: This is a set that is to the outside hitter with a high arc, intended to land just inside of the antenna. This can also be called a (4) set.
How do players rotate?
Each time a team wins a side out or gets possession of the serve, the new serving team rotates clockwise. Each player rotates one spot—the left front rotates to the middle front position, the middle front rotates to the right-front position, the right front rotates to the right-back position and so on.