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.
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.
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Official USA Volleyball Hand Signals. Ball Not Released This signal is for when the ball isn't released from the hand at the moment of service contact or if the server doesn't execute the service properly. The motion starts at the thigh and there is less bend at the elbow. Extend the arm with the palm up. Start at the thigh and end at the waist. Avoid making the signal look like the catch signal.
Referees use a great number of hand signals during a volleyball game. The referee blows the whistle to signal the start and end of each play. The line judges can only signal if a ball was in, out, touched, or a foot fault occurred. The down referee can call touches, nets, under the nets, and rotational errors. The upper referee can make any call, even overriding another referee’s call. Referee Hand Signal Videos
R2 does not whistle, but discreetly signals to R1 when... Double contacts or 4 team contacts has occurred; In the R2's judgment, lift or prolonged contact of the ball; Back row attack has occurred; Back row block has occurred; Note: R1 may prefer the down ref to whistle and make the call on obvious back row attacks and obvious back row blocks. Also, if the R1 is screened out of the play, the R1 may like the R2 to whistle when the ball clearly contacts the floor.
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
Hand Signals. Referees use several hand signals during a volleyball game. The referee blows the whistle to signal the start and end of each play. The hand signals are given by the referee who first signals the fault and then indicates which team has won the point. A point is indicated by one finger at the side of the court to indicate the winner of the rally.
There are many signals in volleyball which you must be aware of, such as point awarded, double hit and service. Don't get caught not knowing the referee sign...