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. This indicates to all players, officials and spectators that a team has set point.
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.
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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.
Circular motion of the forearms around each other. Show a yellow card for a warning; red card for a penalty. Show both cards jointly for explosion. Show red and yellow cards separately for disqualification. Cross the forearms in front of the chest, hands open. Lift the extended arm, the palm of hte hand facing upward.
Raise both arms vertically, palms forward. POSITIONAL OR ROTATION FAULT. Make a circular motion with the forefinger. 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.
For a high set to area #1, the setter will communicate by alternating between showing a one and two with his fingers. The play is referred to as a “12”. A “1”. A “2”. In the same fashion, when communicating a high set to the zone #2, or a “22”, the setter flashes two fingers.
Other hand signals in volleyball include illegal alignment or improper serve, delay of service, over the net, net foul or serve, legal back row attack, illegal block, illegal attack of serve, "ball touched," four hits, double hits, ball landing inbounds, out of bounds violation, begin serve, authorization to enter, point, re-serve, illegal substitution, team time out, official time out, unnecessary delay and change of courts.
Hand signals in Volleyball Game 1. OFFICIATING A VOLLEYBALL GAME 2. TERMS : Volleyball Team Libero Rally point 3. OFFICIATING OFFICIALS: First Referee Second Referee Scorer Linesmen 4. VOLLEYBALL COURT 5. HAND SIGNALS IN OFFICIATING A VOLLEYBALL GAME 6. AUTHORIZATION TO SERVE