Ball, setter, ball, hitter" is a great drill to help your blockers get a better read on where the ball is going and how they should line up on the hitter. Explained by 949 coach Cary Wallin, who was an NCAA Player of the Year at Stanford in the 1990s, this drill requires the blocker to track the pass, glance at the setter, track the set briefly and then look directly at the hitter to determine the best spot on the net to line up for a block.
While the hitters are very visible attacker who goes for the kill and scores the points, the setter is beside them calling the plays, then sending up the ball to the perfect spot. The setter is who makes it all happen. To learn about what it really means to be a setter, check out: How to Set a Volleyball: A Beginner’s Guide.
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The main volleyball positions in volleyball are setter, outside hitter, libero, middle hitter, and opposite. The setter position is usually considered the most important. The setter is like the quarterback. The setter touches the ball more than any other player. The setter runs the offense and is the player "in charge" out on the court. The best setters have mastered the basic skills in volleyball. A good setter can make or break a team.
Outside hitter most often attacks the balls which setter sets to the antenna to the left side of the court. Therefore after the serve outside hitters place themselves to the left front position. Sometimes setters run offensive plays in which outside hitters run to hit balls “inside” around the middle blockers.
Description. The Setter/Hitter Camp is for athletes who have established themselves as a setter or hitter and want to improve on one of these skills. The sessions focus specifically on improving advanced hitting or setting techniques for improved execution during game situations through excellent, intensive training. Players enrolling in these camps should be ready for intermediate and advanced skills training.
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Volleyball Drills For Setters, Hitters, Liberos, Passers and Blockers Learn the serving, hitting, passing, spiking, setting, blocking and practice volleyball drills we do in Boot Camp classes and drills f or you to do so you can improve at home.
As the setter touches the ball, the hitter should be ready to jump off the ground. The arm should be back, ready for a big swing. It is important to focus on the ball, not the setter. Otherwise, you can get too close to the net. The hitter and the setter should always be in sync.
In the front row, the setter needs to help identify the hitters on the other side. Once the ball is served, they need to track the hitters to make sure they know which hitter is headed their way so they can block them. They need to be ready to if their setter decides to dump and could be the closest person to play that ball up.