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.
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 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.
It's fun, and it's a good way to practice feet to the ball, square shoulders and good setting balance. Setting: Final progression – taking balls from a live pass. The final progression of the fundamentals of setting is taking a live pass and setting it to a location.
1) Toss ball above the head and catch ball with hands in correct setting position. 2) Toss ball above the head: perform 1/2 turn; repeat and perform full 360-degree turn. 3) Toss ball in different directions and catch ball with hands in correct setting position.