If you're a volleyball coach, you undoubtedly have a solid understanding of how rotations work. But the less experienced players on your team or in your club may not, so here's a tutorial from Art of Coaching's Mark Barnard that you may want to share with players who are still fuzzy on the rules .
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Volleyball rotation positions. Anyone that has played even the most basic game of volleyball knows that each of the six players on the court takes a turn serving. The service order is not random – at the beginning of the game, players line up in a specific position, and they need to maintain that order during the game.
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In this volleyball rotation, the setter is in the serving position and will be coming off the back row to set. The middle is going to make their approach to the middle as usual. With the outside hitter and the opposite being flip-flopped, they will hit once in the positions shown, and then switch back to normal after the ball goes over the net.
One of the most confusing aspects of volleyball for those who are new to the sport is learning BASE and ROTATIONS. Understanding how to rotate in volleyball ...
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. Rotation positions if setter is at the 3 position. Now I get the arrows may look a bit daunting but I promise you its not as tricky as it looks.
Many of my athletes have not been involved in volleyball before they start with our program. This explains the basics of rotating and rotated positions.
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.
Learn how to run a 6-2 volleyball rotation (both serve receive and service rotations) and learn what the concept of base positions of defense is.Watch my oth...