Slowly lift the forearm, palm of the hand facing upward. Raise two fingers, spread open. Raise four fingers, spread open. Indicate the respective side of the net. Place a hand above the net, palm facing downward. Make a downward motion with the forearm, hand open. Point to the center line or to the respective line. Raise both thumbs vertically.
Volleyball Hand Signals: A setter can "run a play" with a series of slow or fast sets. While fast sets are lower to the net, slow sets are higher sets pushed 8 - 10 feet well above the top of the net. If playback doesn't begin shortly, try restarting your device.
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So one very common hand signal that isn’t displayed on the chart but is regularly used is the set point hand gesture. When a team is on set point an official will clench a fist on the side of the team who has set point and hold it directly up in the air.
Setter Hand Signal Behind Back. This is the second most commonly used method to show hand signals in volleyball. All the setter does in this method is show the hand signals behind their back. This is an implicit method just like how method 1 could be implicit.
Ball Out (Hand Signals Volleyball) When the ball goes out of bounds without being touched by the defender or the ball hits the antennae or crosses the net outside the antennae, you signal by raising both arms while keeping the upper arms parallel the floor. The forearms are perpendicular to the floor with elbows kept at a 90 degree angle.
BALL “IN”. Point the arm and fingers towards the floor. BALL “OUT”. Raise the forearms vertically, hands open, palms towards the body. CATCH OR LIFT. Slowly lift the forearm, palm of the hand facing upwards. DOUBLE CONTACT. Raise two fingers, spread open. FOUR HITS.
Signaling one finger with your left hand means you're going to block line on the right side hitter. Signaling one finger with your right hand means you're going to block line on the left side hitter. Likewise, signaling two fingers means you're going to block angle. A fist means you aren't planning to block.
OFFICIAL VOLLEYBALL SIGNALS PlayPics courtesy of (www.referee.com) 1. Illegal Alignment/ Improper Server 2. Line Violation 3. Illegal Hit 4. Delay of Service 5. Over-the-net 6. Net Fault or Net Serve 7. Illegal Attack 8. Illegal Block/Screening 9. Ball Touched 10. Four Hits 11. Double Hit 12. Ball Lands Inbounds
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