A player will START in a numbered position, but as they rotate throughout the game, each player moves through each of the numbered positions. The player in position 1 will start the rally with a serve, and will continue to start each rally with a serve until her team loses a rally. That is called a sideout for the other team.
The rule on where your body needs to be positioned to be legally to the right, left or in front of another player. How the rotation rule is different for the serving team than for the receiving team.
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Indoor Volleyball Rotations Explained. Front Row. Back Row. Starting positions and rotations when receiving a serve. Rotation positions if the setter is at the 1 Position. Rotation positions if the setter is at the 6 Position. Rotation positions if the setter is at the 5 Position. Rotation positions if setter is at the 4 position.
You’ll have 3 players in the frontcourt, and 3 in the back. That means the players in positions 3 and 2 will always be in that order when rotating. This has little to do with what position a player plays, such as a libero, outside hitter, etc. You have to maintain these positions till the ball is served.
Most people who have played any volleyball have been introduced to the idea of service rotation. There are six positions on the court (3 front row and 3 back row) and one of the positions is the designated server. Players rotate through each of these positions, serving when they rotate to the designated position. 1 4 3 2 5 6
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Now that you know the basics or rotation lets now talk about the positions and roles in volleyball. The main positions in volleyball you will hear about are: outside hitter, right side hitter , middle, libero, defensive specialist (DS) and setter.
Each rotation after wards will assume that the players have rotated one position clockwise like in a game. These positions are based on receiving serve. Here is the diagram for volleyball rotation one: Rotation one has two front row attackers with the setter in the front right position.
There are five positions to play in volleyball and each position is mirrored in the front and back row. For instance, in the rotation in the diagram, the outside hitters play opposite each other—one is in the left front and the other is in the right back. If the team starts the game here, this is rotation one.