My coach would always say, “We go with Jump”; and by jump, he meant Jump Serve. These words echo in my head to this day. My college coach was relentless with developing a strong jump serve among his players.
The Opposite Hitter (Right Side Hitter) is a crucial position in the higher level men’s game. Here’s the top 5 coming into 2021.
Middle Hitter, Middle Blocker, Quick Hitter, Middle Attacker… all names we as a community have assigned those athletes standing in between the pins. They are quite literally the central pillar a team’s defense stands on, and critical to freeing up other hitters by constantly being a threat. They’re expected to read, go pin to pin, close blocks, and always be ready to attack the ball; AND THEY NEVER STOP MOVING. Here are the top middles going into 2021.
The level of Outside play is astounding for 2021; but these young men stand above the division entering next season.
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