The list was made by the famous volleyball forum „Inside VolleyCountry“ and includes official data from the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) for both active and retired players. If you have any suggestions regarding the list or you think numbers are wrong, feel free to leave a comment! Highest Volleyball Spike Touches – Men. 1.
As expected, the legendary spiker from Cuba, Mireya Luis, tops the list but the list does NOT includes any Brazilian player despite of their volleyball success in the last decade. Surprisingly, 3 American players who have not played for the National Team namely Brittnee Cooper, Lauren Barfield and Brittney Brimmage are ranked higher than the athletic Olympic silver medalists Foluke Akinradewo and Destinee Hooker.
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Canadian volleyball player Sharone Vernon-Evans recorded a spike-hit height of 12’6.5″ (382 cm) at the National Training Center in Gatinearu this week, which is believed to be the second-highest touch in the history of the sport. And he’s just 18 years old. Vernon-Evans’ jump is just 2 cm below the touch of legendary Cuban volleyballer Leonel Marshall, who touched at 384cm.
Santos holds the fastest volleyball spike recorded, at 103 km/h (64 mph). What is the longest volleyball game ever? The Guinness World Record for volleyball lasted 85 hours in the Netherlands in December 2011.
In case you’re wondering what his exact spike reach is, it’s… 389 CM! Tagged with: cuba , cuban , jump , middle blocker , piacenza , robertlandy simon , spike reach , vertical
Now, do the same as above, but bend your knees then JUMP as high as you can. How high can you reach? The average for a high school vball player: probably 8' 6". If you're a MB maybe 9'. Most girls do the standing and block jump up against a wall where the inches have already been marked on the wall prior to jumping. Spike Approach Reach. Now, you get to SOAR!!! Now, do your spike approach and measure how high you can jump. This should be the highest of the three.
What is a good standing reach for volleyball? A 7’9” standing reach is the college average for middle blockers and outside and right side hitters. The college-level standing reach for setters is approximately 7’5”, and liberos should be around 7”. Back to Top ^ Outside hitter recruiting guidelines
Average spike: 346,56 cm. BLOCK. Highest: Robert Horstink (NED) - 350 cm (202 cm) Ivan Zaytsev (ITA) - 348 cm (202 cm) Wilfredo Leon (CUB) - 346 cm (201 cm) Lowest: Michal Ruciak (POL) - 305 cm (189 cm) Jelte Maan (NED) - 306 cm (190 cm) Bruno Nicolas (ARG) - 308 cm (188 cm) Average block: 323,02 cm. BMI. Highest BMI : Xavier Kapfer (FRA) - 26,315
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