The Setter Volleyball Position
Five Traits Good Setters Always Have 

Five Characteristics That Make A Setter Great

In collegiate, pro and elite competition, the setter must get to every second ball in a rally and deliver that ball to a teammate in the hitter position who attacks the ball for a point. 

Setter Volleyball Position: Responsibilities 

Accepting the responsibility of playing in the setter position means you agree to be involved in almost every play.

  • As a setter you have to have hustle and desire to go after every ball, whether its been passed right to you or if you have to chase the ball down 

During these plays, as the setter, you instruct your hitters on what type of sets they should be prepared to hit. This is called running the offense. 

A setter has to:

  • encourage hitters when they are playing well and when they are not playing well. Its the setters job to know what sets their hitters need and how they need them (fast, slow, high)

In the front row, during each match, the hitters only focus on being effective hitters and blockers, but a setter has to be a "big picture" player who sees how the game develops for all of her spikers not just one.

As the setter, you will  get game strategy from your coach or you will be in charge of calling plays yourself that you must relay to your hitters.

  • As a player in the setter position you will need to be able to listen to your hitters for feedback and listen and be able to follow orders and take direction from your coach 

As you learn how to become a better setter, you will improve on being able to touch every second ball, turning each of your ball contacts into a faster quicker offense.

For more information on setting, setter volleyball position, set terminology or anything else involving the set, setter or setting, be sure to visit the links below. 

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