People playing volleyball on a beach

What Position Should You Play in Volleyball?


–By Beverly Oden, former member of the USA Volleyball team who competed in the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.

In volleyball, the position you play should be based on the type of player you are, your size and agility, and the skills at which you excel. When you first start to play volleyball, you learn each of the skills and practice them often… In reality, though, not everyone is good at every skill. When you first start to play, you may master one skill quickly, while the others may not be as easy for you…