When a team gets a sideout, the players on that team then rotate in a clockwise direction so that the next player gets to serve. That means that the player who was standing in position 2 will now rotate into position 1, and will be the next server to start the rally.
Where you need to be standing when the ball is served relative to your teammates (Mark breaks it down for each position: right back, right front, middle front, left front, left back and middle back) The rule on where your body needs to be positioned to be legally to the right, left or in front of another player.
In volleyball, you rotate clockwise. If your team wins the point when the other team is serving, then the person in the front right moves to the right back, becoming the new server. If your team is serving and you win a point, you do not rotate, but stay in the same position.
For example, in rotation 1, player P3 must be to the left of the player on their right (P2), to the right of the player on their left (P4) and in front of the player behind them (P6). It doesn’t matter where players P1 or P5 are relative to them. Rotation 1. Here is a legal starting position for a team in rotation 1.
There are two occasions where we rotate in Volleyball, the first occasion is when the team that is receiving wins the point from the serving team. When this occurs the receiving team that just won the point would rotate one position clockwise. This would mean the player at the back right position would rotate to the back middle position.
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When an outside hitter goes back to serve, the other outside hitter rotates from the back row to the front. The front should always have an outside hitter, middle blocker and either a setter or ...
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.
Service Rotation 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