Many double-hit calls come when a referee perceives that the setter has made contact with the ball in an uneven or consecutive way instead of with both hands simultaneously. Referees are taught to watch the spin of the ball as it leaves the setter’s hands. If it is spinning sideways, some refs will call it every time.
The double hit in volleyball call can be the most frustrating rule for setters. Beginner setters often have a hard time making clean, swift contact with the ball. Even a slight mistiming or misalignment can result in the ball contacting both hands unevenly. This results in the dreaded spin that tips all referees off on a double hit violation.
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Basic Volleyball Rules - Double Hit in General Double hit is ALLOWED on the first contact, when . Serve receiving, or; Digging; Conclusion. When player serve receives the ball overhead, the double contact is allowed. BUT it is NOT ALLOWED on the second contact when the player is setting the ball!
Rarely see it called on setters; usually on another player that makes an uncomfortable looking set. Nobody has defined a double hit her; the rules say it is technically hitting the ball twice in succession; I would say in setting it would be a discernible interval between contact with the hands, if only an instant.
You cannot hit the ball twice during a set. Such “double hits” will cost your team a point. As a back row setter, you cannot block or attack the ball or hit the ball at all above the net. You cannot jump up to hit the ball with your body elevated above the top of the net.
1. Double contact on the first team hit. It is legal to make multiple contacts on the ball during the first team contact. The contact must be a single attempt at playing the ball to be legal. If the ball is played twice in succession, it is an illegal 2 hits. On second and third team contacts, double hits (or multiple contacts) are illegal.
DOUBLE BLOCK – Two players working in unison to deflect an attacked ball at the net back to the hitter ’s side. DOUBLE HIT – Successive hits or contacts by the same player. (Illegal) DOUBLE QUICK – Two hitters approaching the setter for a quick inside hit. DOUBLES – A game with two players on each side, most commonly played on a sand court. DOWN BALL
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