6 Positions in Volleyball: Setter Libero Hitters Middle Blocker, D.S. Setters, liberos, middle blockers, defensive specialists or spikers are the positions in volleyball that players specialize in on varsity high school teams.
A libero is a defensive specialist position in indoor volleyball. The position was added to the game of indoor volleyball in 1999 along with a set of special rules for play in order to foster more digs and rallies and to make the game more exciting overall.
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Volleyball 101: Volleyball Positions and Their Roles From the middle blocker to the setter to the libero, this Pro Tips guide will help break down each player’s responsibility on the volleyball court.
Setter . Beside above, is the libero the best player on a volleyball team? “The setter is the quarterback, but the libero should be the second best player. That's how you win matches.” Peters said the most important ability of the libero is serve-receive, which neutralizes the opponent's serve with a good pass.
Volleyball has evolved over the years, and adding the libero position to the game is one of the most meaningful changes that’s happened in volleyball’s entire history. Once upon a time, back before 1998, volleyball was intense and physical, and very competitive.
For this reason, most volleyball leagues require all potential liberos to be dressed in the same jersey color as the alternate even while still on the bench. The table below contains questions on why the setter wears a different color jersey in volleyball, whether the libero is the best player, and if a libero can make a serve.
Current libero use. Things shifted, though. These days liberos are given responsibility for the second ball when the setter has to dig. It’s not the OPP anymore. I can think of a few related reasons this shift has taken place, in no particular order: More teams are targeting the setter, causing them to play the ball defensively more often.
Volleyball Preview: Libero and Setter. This is the second installment of White & Blue Review’s 2009 Creighton volleyball season preview. Join us every day this week as we take a look at each part of Kirsten Bernthal Booth’s club, leading up to the start of their season and the Blue-White Scrimmage on Saturday, August 22.