Basic Rotation

The Basic Rotation is the most elementary formation. When the receiving team has gained the right to serve, its players rotate one position clock-wise. In this formation everyone sets, defends and attacks equally and therefore this formation does not utilize player expertise. The player standing on zone 3 in the current rotation is the setter (S - highlighted in blue color). Use this easy formation for new players so they can focus on improving their techniques and try each position.

If you're a beginner looking to get started with volleyball, here are some tips to keep in mind:

  1. Learn the basics: Before you start playing, make sure you understand the basic rules of the game and the fundamental skills you'll need to be successful. This includes things like serving, passing, setting, and hitting.
  2. Focus on form: Good technique is key to playing volleyball effectively and avoiding injuries. Make sure you practice proper form when you're serving, passing, setting, and hitting. This may require some guidance from a coach or experienced player.
  3. Practice, practice, practice: Volleyball requires a lot of practice to master. Try to practice regularly, even if it's just for a few minutes each day. This will help you develop your skills and build your confidence on the court.
  4. Communicate with your team: Volleyball is a team sport, so it's important to communicate with your teammates during play. Let them know when you're going to hit the ball, call out the ball's location, and work together to cover the court.
  5. Stay focused: Volleyball can be a fast-paced and intense game, but it's important to stay focused and maintain your concentration. Avoid getting distracted by the other team or by outside distractions, and focus on playing to the best of your ability.
  6. Have fun: Finally, remember that volleyball is meant to be fun! Don't get too caught up in winning or losing, and enjoy the game and the time you spend playing with your teammates.
As you become more experienced with volleyball, you can start to work on more advanced skills and strategies. If you are looking for a simple formation but with a little more advantage then check out Formation 4-2 or Formation 4-2 - With Middle Blockers. But for beginners, focusing on the basics and building a strong foundation is the key to success.

  • Stats:

  • Difficulty: Very Easy
  • Strength: Very Weak
  • Responsibility:

  • Setter (S): Player currently on zone 3 is the setter
  • Player (P): Everything
  • Pros: Every player gets to play all position - good for learning.

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