Opposite does not need to receive serve and more rarely does combination plays (it is possible though). Should be a better attacker than both OHs. And as his opposing block is not a tiny setter half the time, usually the opposite is taller too, to have a better chance against opponents OH. 15. level 2.
At lower levels, your outside is your best hitter, your middle is the tallest, and the right side is the 2nd best setter. As the level of the skill gets higher and higher, so do the roles of the hitters. The outside is usually your best all around player. They are quick, very adjustable hitters who are able to hit any ball that is put in the air.
One to watch: Ekaterina Antropova. Age: 18 years old. Height: 202cm. Position: opposite/outside hitter. Nationality: Russia/Italy.
Most opposite hitters actually start from the line and approach straight so they can swing forward to hit line or cross-body to hit cross. If you approach from outside the court, you might have some trouble hitting line because you have to swing away from your body, but it's not an issue for some people (Eg.
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History of Hitter Positions in Volleyball. Like the middle hitter, the wing hitters probably entered into the sport around the same time the set and spike was introduced in the Philippines in 1916. Opposite hitters, or right-side hitters, became more popular when different rotations like the 5-1 and 6-2 were created because it allowed for more ...
The opposite hitter is the player who most often scores the most points in the team. Opposite hitters don’t have the passing responsibilities. They stand behind the passers on the rotation while libero and outside hitters pass the ball and place themselves to the left front, right front or right back playing position.
The main volleyball positions in volleyball are setter, outside hitter, libero, middle hitter, and opposite. The setter position is usually considered the most important. The setter is like the quarterback. The setter touches the ball more than any other player. The setter runs the offense and is the player "in charge" out on the court.