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Volleying (Volleyball) Cues

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Volleyball Overhand Serve

Suggested Grade Level: 5-8

Align shoulders square to the net facing the target area. Step forward with the foot opposite the striking/serving hand

Toss the ball, 3-4 feet above your head and in front of the serving shoulder

Strike the ball with an open hand in one continuous motion ("Swing through the ball")

Keep your eyes on the ball ("See actual contact take place")

Follow through with the striking hand in the direction of the ball

Transfer weight from your back foot to the front foot


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