Every volleyball coach will have a different numbering system for their sets. This is known as ‘set numbers’. Before the ball is served by the opposing volleyball team, the setter makes eye contact with each of their hitters (front and back court) and gives them a hand signal signifying what set to expect. Some sets require the hitter to leave early and get in the air before they see where the set is going.
The numbers identify the serving order. 1. Volleyball position numbers. It’s also important to know that the position numbers DON’T CHANGE, but the players move through the positions. For example, position 2 is always in the front court on the right hand side, and position 6 is always in the middle of the back court.
3 Meter Line Rules (10 foot line or attack line) On the volleyball court diagram, the line that crosses the court 3 meters from the centerline is called the 3 meter line (attack line). This line is used to help determine illegal back row attacks. In 6's volleyball, there are 3 front row players and 3 backrow players.
Below is a volleyball set diagram. It outlines the different sets we used when I coached collegiately at Brown, and how we defined them. This is based on a system popularized by the USA men back in the 1980s. They divided the net into 9 zones of 1 meter each. On top of that they added set heights ranging from 1 to 5, with 1 being the lowest (fastest).
Volleyball Rotations - How to Call Volleyball Court Positions? Instead of Position 1 or Zone 1, coaches often call these rotating positions.. P1 > Right Back P2 > Right Front P3 > Middle Front P4 > Left Front P5 > Left Back P6 > Middle Back Basic starting line up - 6 positions of volleyball in basic 5-1 Rotation
This volleyball play is where the setter will call a #1 for the middle blocker and a #2 for outside hitter. The basic idea is that the middle blocker is doing a quick attack with the outside hitter following right behind them for a #2.
Traditional naming of formations in volleyball follows a two-number system, with the numbers divided by a dash. The top three formations are 5-1, 6-2, and 4-2. In this system of numbering, the larger numbers refer to the number of hitters, while the smaller number refers to the number of setters.
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 Here you can see the court split into 6 equal parts - 3 front row players and 3 back row players. Position 1 is the server’s position.