Have you ever played or watched volleyball before? Volleyball is a popular sport that originates from America. There will be two teams compete each other. And each team consists of six players. Then the two have to hit the ball to the other team’s court less than three times. If the ball is hit the floor on your court then you lose the point. That means you competitor get the point and they would have the right of service.
In volleyball games we can usually notice that there are always some certain people to attack or set the ball. These people are chose by what they are good at. For example the person who is strong and have enough strength may be the best choice of the hitter.
Here are the common positions of players.
Setter: the man who control the team’s attack. The setter usually has to be very careful and clear thoughts.
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Liberos: the man who has the great skill of defense. Liberos are responsible for the attack or service.
Middle blockers: they are usually be the tallest people in the team and responsible for the attack from the opposite team’s middle blockers.
Hitter: the main player that are responsible for getting points. They might have the considerable strength to attack.
Here’s the best moment of 2013 Volleyball World Grand Champions Cup that USA competed Italy. And Italy won the game.
1. Have you ever watched any volleyball game before? Which is your most impressive game so far?
2. Did you like volleyball? Why or why not?
3. Do you find yourself have some quality of the players that I mention above?