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Yes a setter can set while located in the back row. Its a little bit harder to get it to exactly where you want it, but it works. If it is his turn to serve, or is located in the back row at the serve, you can switch to the front row after the ball is hit, but before the next serve you have to go to back where you belong.

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no, they're not. the rule is that you can jump in front of the 10-foot line when you're back row, but not above the plane of the net and over otherwise it's considered a back row attack.

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Yes anyone can set the ball

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What does 6-2 mean in volleyball?

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When should the setter get the volleyball?

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