The right side hitter is responsible for being a threat offensively as well as defensively. She should be able to step in and help out in the case of the setter taking the first ball. She should also be able to block the opponent’s primary hitter, the opposing outside hitter.
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Video 2 – Transition spiking from the right side is more involved for right handed hitters. For lefties it is easier. For both make sure to open up to the court to see the ball and the defense.
Following the naming pattern that’s been established, the right-side hitter hits from the right side of the net, in position 2. The right-side hitter is definitely an under-rated role. Right-side hitter is a fundamental role, and requires all of the same skills as the left-side hitter, but the right-side hitter often doesn’t tend to get as many sets, especially in a more recreational setting.
Right side hitters aim to place themselves to the right front playing position. When playing top level international volleyball on the back court right side hitters often have 3 meter or 10 feet attack responsibility from the middle back position. Right side hitter can be also called a wing spiker. Opposite Hitter
Hitting right-side well will mostly just come from practice and building muscle memory. However, being a right-handed right-side has two great advantages/tricks that can make you score more points in a game. While adjusting to hitting from this position, also experiment with scoring points these two ways.
The Right Side Hitter, then as you would probably guess, is the one who plays the right side position of the front row. You may also hear this position called the “opposite hitter” because it’s common for this hitter to line up in the opposite of the rotation of the setter.
The term implies a left side hitter, but some schools will refer to a right side hitter as an outside hitter. Easiest way to distinguish is to say left side hitter v. right side hitter or opposite. In women's volleyball, the right side is vastly different than the men's game. The right side is critical in the men's game but not as much in the women's (although we are seeing trends of that slowly changing).
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