Learn the fundamentals of how to set a volleyball by learning the proper stance, hand formation, and release. Watch more Volleyball Tutorial videos here htt...
Setting Motion for Setting a Volleyball 1. Setting the ball without spin. 2. Setting the ball in a way so it falls to the same spot repeatedly. 3. Learning to set using quiet hands.
Setting basics for beginners. When training a setter, hand position, body position and repetition of form is key. In this video, John Dunning provides a simple, 6-step way to practice setting at home or in practice. For younger setters, following through into a “superwoman” position helps trains proper form.
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.
Once you've determined where you need to be in order to set the volleyball - you need to square your shoulders to the left side hitter position, or face whoever you are setting to before you contact the ball. Learn how to set a volleyball: UOP Volleyball Setter Photo by inkyhack.
The main goal of setting is to put the ball in the air in such a way that it can be driven by an attack into the opponent's court. The setter coordinates the offensive movements of a team, and is the player who ultimately decides which player will actually attack the ball. As with passing, one may distinguish between an overhand and a bump set.
Try to make contact with all of your fingers touching the ball. The more of the ball's surface area you make contact with, the more control you will have over it. Do not let the ball touch your palms. Contact with your palms may be considered catching the ball, which is against the rules in volleyball.
Setting technique: Hand-positioning for the front set To teach good setting technique, your first priority with a young player should be to develop their touch on the ball. As Oregon State assistant coach Emily Hiza explains here, setters should work on consistently taking the ball right on their foreheads and touching it with all 10 fingers.