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Plays

Quick Set: This is a low set that is hit while the ball is going up still. A quick one is to the immediate front of the setter, a back one is set directly behind the setter.

Hut/Go: This is a set that is to the outside hitter set up high, intended to land just inside of the antenna. This can also be called a 4 set.

Front/Back Slide: This is a quick set that is pushed out horizontally either in front of, or behind, the setter. It is pushed out a little wider than a quick one. It can also be called a 3 set.

Two Set: This set is directly in front of the setter pushed up high. Can also be set behind the setter as a back 2, just as high.

Red: This set is set high and behind the setter for the right side hitter and should be pushed to the right antenna. Can also be called a back 3 set.

Back row attack: When somebody from the back row attacks the ball. They must jump from behind the ten foot line.

A Set: A backrow attack from the left side.

Pipe Set: A backrow attack from the middle.

D Set: A backrow attack from the right side.

High Ball: A set to the left front zone: generally used off a bad pass because that is the easiest spot to set the ball.

5-1 Offense: When there is only one setter on the court and they are the only one who sets.

6-0 Offense: When there are two setters on the court at the same time, the one in the back row sets.

6-2 Offense: When there are two setters on the court at the same time, the one in the front row sets.

Tool: When an attacker hits the ball off an opposing blockers arms out of bounds.

Overpass: when a player passes the ball over the net on either the first or second contact, usually an accident.

Freeball: when the ball is passed back over the net because a proper attack could not be made due to a bad pass or set.

Volleyball plays diagram