Rotational defense, or man back defense, is probably the most common defense played in women's volleyball. The goal is to cover a mix of tips and swings. Attacking Rotational. The following volleyball graphics show how a team can attack this defensive system.
The rotational defensive formation is probably the most commonly used defensive strategy among young and/or inexperienced volleyball teams. It allows the defense to better cover tips behind the block and dig deep line hits, as well as help the setter transition quickly from defense to offense. VOLLEYBALL DEFENSE DIAGRAMS & EXPLANATIONS. Diagram I-1 VOLLEYBALL: THE ROTATION A team’s success in volleyball is directly linked to each player’s ability to understand his or her position on the ...
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The rotational defense is one of the most popular defenses in volleyball. It is designed to take away short off-speed shots, while also having three players deep for power shots. The illustration below (Illustration 1) demonstrates positioning against the three most common attacks (outside, middle, right side).
The Rotation Defense in volleyball is geared to pick up tips. Beginning with the volleyball being set to the outside, Coach goes over the movement and court responsibility of each position. It's essential that players know their area of responsibility. Coach also discusses how this volleyball defensive strategy can be adjusted based on the skill level of your players.
Formation: A rotation defense relies on the back row player covering the deep line shot. The right back shifts up behind the block to cover the short tip. This type of defense is beneficial for easy transitioning into offense, because the setter is largely freed up from digging the attack (unless it's a tip). The success of this defense is largely dependent on the middle digger and her ability to cover the deep line attack.
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3. Rotation Defense. A defensive system where there is a predefined rotation (movement) of players during the read position based on set direction. Other names for rotational defense include strong rotation, counter rotation, etc. 4. Combining Defensive Systems. Some defensive systems use one or two elements of the above three systems.
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
In rotation 1 we are going to leave our setter in their preferred position at 2 so they can be ready to set. Opposite the setter we obviously have the opposite, now it is quite common for the opposite to be pushed out of the pass, the main reason for this is to allow the opposite to focus on hitting.