To set a volleyball, start by putting your arms above your head with your elbows pointed to the sides. Your hands should be about 6 inches away from your forehead. Then, keep your feet shoulder-width apart and bend your knees so you’re ready as the ball comes toward you.
The set is ideally the second touch after the ball crosses the net. The first is the pass (sometimes called a bump) and the third will hopefully be a hit (or spike). Sometimes casual fans think that setting is the same thing as volleying and everyone on the team can do that. The setter is actually like the quarterback of the volleyball team and it’s really a specialized skill to be able to run the offense.
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Place weight on left (back) foot, and transfer weight to right (forward) foot at contact. The correct body position is with ball, forehead and hips in a vertical line.
Further on in this step-by-step, I’ll share advice on choosing your target. Reading the defense before the play begins is step one because it allows you to get an idea of what options you may have as the play develops. Stay aware of what the defense is doing as much as possible. Step #2 - Be Athletic. The setter has one goal: Provide a quality set.
How to do Volleyball Set: Step 1: Start by standing with your feet shoulder's width apart and your knees slightly bent. Step 2: Bring your hands above your forehead and have your hands in a setting/cup position. If you, brought your pointer fingers and thumbs together, you would have a diamond look between your hands.
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Face your hips and shoulders toward where you want the ball to go. Contact the ball on top of your forehead with only your fingertips, both hands touching the ball at the same time. Your arms and knees should be bent at the point of contact. Push through with your hands and arms, releasing the ball with straight arms.
Learning hand position for setting... With your hands down in front of you, put all ten fingertips together (thumbs touching each other, index fingers touching each other, etc) with the fingers spread wide. Raise your hands up above your head with your fingers still touching. Pull your elbows out to your sides.
Your partner stands a step behind the 10-foot line, slaps the ball and lightly tosses toward your head. You flip your hands up and you set it back to them. Do this 10 times and then switch with your partner. Step 2. All you are changing with each step is the positioning. In step 2, you’ll kneel on one knee instead of sitting on the floor.