Mental Training for the Setter

A highly skilled setter is really good at making decisions very quickly.

A setter needs to able to recognize the situation and make good decisions on the fly.

A setter that makes good decisions is a setter that is well prepared.

The setter should always have a plan for how they are going to attack the opponent.

Some things to decide ahead of time are...

Which player to set.

What type of ball to set.

Which blocker to attack.

What area of the court to attack.

And how to play a tight pass.

The more prepared the setter is, the better the setter will be at making quick decisions on the fly. The following drill will help the setter develop the skills necessary for making really good super fast, split-second decisions.

Rock, Paper, Scissors