The forearm pass in volleyball is a reception technique used mostly
during the first contact in a rally by a player on the offensive team in
serve receive that's just been served the ball.
Keeping your thumbs pointed to the ground, keeps your elbows straight
which is needed to create a flat surface on which the ball contacts
your arms, above your wrists and below the inside of your elbows.
Your legs are shoulder width apart in a balanced athletic position once
To make the pass, you contact the ball before the ball is lower than
your hips and you use your angled platform "arms" to control or angle
the ball to the target, usually your setter who's waiting in Zone 3 near the
In beach volleyball the forearm pass is used more frequently as
The first contact, just like in the indoor game is to get the ball up to the
setter, who's waiting close to the net.
net by the partner who passed the ball.
Setters on the beach will forearm pass or "bump set the ball" to
avoid being called for a fault because of the increased possibility of
contacting the ball twice or lifting it when trying to overhand set the ball
in outside weather.
underhand pass or the forearm pass every player needs to
master the art of ball control in order to perform this offensive
technique effectively in both beach or indoor volleyball.
Begin right now to familiarize yourself with the study guide of passing
and reception terms I've listed below because this is the skill you will use
the most on the court.
during the first contact in a rally especially if you're trying to get
the ball to another player or if you're trying to get the ball over the net
without spiking it.
To pass the ball you keep your hands and wrists pressed together at the
wrists with the thumbs of both hands pointing down to the ground.
guiding it to your setter, or to another hitter or even across the
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