• It is difficult to compare sports, as they vary in many ways. It is indeed like comparing apples to oranges. People will disagree about the criteria of comparison and the evaluation of the sports that are being compared. However, volleyball can certainly make a strong case for being considered the best team sport. Reasons why […]

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  • Arguably, the most important positions/roles on a volleyball team as far as their overall impact on a team’s success are: Setter Libero Hitter Defensive Specialist The setter is probably the most important role on a team as they are designed to take the 2nd contact on almost all positions during the game. A poor setter […]

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  • The best position for a player to play is the one that they will have the most success and enjoyment playing. What the most important position is on a volleyball team is a separate question. First, volleyball is a sport. Sports are created to be enjoyed. If any player doesn’t enjoy playing, they shouldn’t and […]

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  • In volleyball, the rules specify six positions based on their rotational position (3 in the front row and 3 in the back row), and two roles: a libero and a regular (non-libero) player. Usually, volleyball teams recognize 3 types of positions/roles (setter, hitter, defensive player) broken down into 6 specific positions: Setter Setter Hitter Middle […]

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  • In volleyball, the libero is the player that wears a different color jersey from their teammates. The libero is a specially designated player that is allowed to replace any player in the back row without the need to substitute. They may never play in the front row. Because there are special rules governing the libero […]

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  • Indoor volleyball teams are allowed a certain number of substitutions per set (aka game). There are a number of rules related to substitutes in volleyball that make it more complicated than some other sports. Players who have yet to play may go in for any player, but once in (whether starting or entering through a […]

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  • Rotating is a major part of the game of volleyball. It is important for players to understand how to properly rotate to avoid penalties and embarrassment. It is important for coaches to understand all of the implications that come with rotations in volleyball to get the most out of their team. It is important for […]

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  • Most variations of volleyball (indoor, sand, sitting, etc.) share some of the same general rules. These include: A court with a marked boundary A net separating the court into two sides One team on each side Play begins with one side trying to serve the ball over the net onto the opponent’s side of the […]

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  • If you just started volleyball or have been playing for many years and you are looking to improve your game, you came to the right place. You’re not always in the gym and have access to a net or even a person you’re able to pass with. So here are ways you can drastically improve […]

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