1. This is one of the most difficult types of attack used in volleyball, where the offensive player fully extends their fingers to be straight and stiff and makes contact with the volleyball using only the top of their fingertips. The cobra attack is used when the attacker needs to tip or set the volleyball over the top of the blocker at the net.
1. The attacker goes up for the spike, but quickly realizes the blocker has the advantage and then readjusts and uses the cobra technique to get the ball just over the blocker’s hands.
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