Most liberos, male or female, are the best defensive players on
They tend to be shorter, quicker and faster in defense than their
teammates which makes them ideal players for this position.
in playing defense in any of the three zones in
the back court.
high schools and in college.
specialized in what they do.
The more of the court a volleyball defensive player or libero can take in
serve receive, the more her outside hitting teammates can
concentrate on just getting ready to spike the ball.
On some teams there will be defensive specialists and liberos
which some coaches think is advantageous. But, for most
teams they limit their defensive positions to just their liberos.
For the most part, middle blockers are the ones most often
to the backrow to zone 1 to serve.
Before the referee blows the whistle, the libero can come in and out of
Only when the ball is not in play can a libero come up to the
sideline, which is located between the end line and the attack line, to
allowed to serve the ball, then that's when the libero is
substituted back in.
Once a player is chosen as the libero, then they are the
designated libero for the entire tournament, or match.
because of illness or injury, then whoever is chosen to substitute her
will have to remain the libero for the rest of the tournament.
Volleyball regulations require the libero jersey to be a different
The rules also state that each team is given a certain amount of
substitutions they can use during a match.
Since there are no limitations to the number of substitutions a
libero can make, by wearing a different color jersey it's easier for the
referee and stat keepers to keep track of the times the libero enters in
and out of the game.
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The two key points that should be remembered about a libero going in
and out of the game is that
a) there needs to be a rally between two libero substitutions and
b) once a libero goes in for one player, they can only continue
to go in and out for that same player.
Actually a volleyball libero can hit the ball, as long as they don't
make contact with the ball when any part of it is above the level of the
top of the net.
So, for clarity, a libero can hit a down ball, by spiking the ball
without having her feet leave the ground to make a spike approach.
Also, a player can't hit the ball from higher than the
top of the net, if
the ball is coming from an overhand finger pass (a set) by a libero in
the front zone.
The ball may be freely attacked if the libero makes the same action
from behind the end zone.
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Elite training for very advanced hard working players who INTEND to play volleyball in college.
Exclusive opportunity to train with teammates/friends with similar high goals and are ready to push YOU and themselves to improve.
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About Brunch Club 60
Perfect for regular Boot Camp class players and players who've ALREADY played on a City of Las Vegas/NYS Elite local league team and who're interested in more advanced training and/or trying out for the Volleycats Elite 14s/15s/ local team competing in June/July/August.
Ten (10) - intensive 60-minute sessions of semi-private (small groups of six) volleyball practices
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