Become A Superstar Server With A Good Volleyball Serve Who Scores Aces

The best volleyball serve is one that travels fast and low over the net to a spot on the court that makes it difficult for a player to pass it to their setter.

The best volleyball serve is one that travels fast and low over the net to a spot on the court that makes it difficult for an opposing player to pass it to their setter. 

Since the serve is your first opportunity to score a direct point, you want to make a tough well directed serve...either to a weak passer or to a strategic spot on the court that puts the opposing team's passers in difficulty. 

For a good volleyball serve  keep a balanced stance and            consistent toss with                 your elbow high then             use the middle of your flat              hand to contact the          middle panels of the ball.

In the pages below, you'll find more serving strategy where you learn what spots on the court to place the ball so you end up with the best volleyball serve that consistently scores points for you and your team. 

Service In Volleyball Who What When Where Why and How To Serve A Ball

The volleyball serve skill is used by a player to launch the ball over the net to start a rally

The serve puts the ball in play once the referee blows the first whistle.

Before the first set of the match the team that wins the coin toss is the team that gets to serve first. 

Why Having Strong Volleyball Serving Skills Will Give You Playing Time

After you learn the 6 basic skills of volleyball you should focus on developing strong volleyball serving skills so you can score points from the service line.  

Having strong volleyball serving skills is the game's "equalizer."

I like to say that to my players because from start to finish you and only you control every aspect and especially the outcome of the serve. 

5 Volleyball Serves and How To Fix Serving Skills on

Whether one of the volleyballs serves you use is a standing float serve, jump float serve, standing top spin, jump top spin serve, or underhand serve...on these pages focused solely on how to serve, you'll find everything you need to know on Improve Your

Lets fix your serving technique so that you can become the top point scorer with the best volleyball serve on your team.
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     How To Serve In Volleyball      Two Tips On How To Develop A Tough Serve

In order to learn how to serve for points, you need to develop two things

  • tough serving skills 
  • an aggressive mindset 

Why do you want to develop a good volleyball serve?

Once you've learned the basics on serving then you want to take advantage of your serving opportunity because its the one skill in volleyball that you do alone - which you and only you... control...

This means

  • you can make it easy 
  • you can make it difficult

for the opposing squad to easily run a play and score points against your team. 

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The best volleyball serve is one that travels fast and low over the net to a spot on the court that makes it difficult for a player to pass it to their setter.The best volleyball serve is one that travels fast and low over the net to a spot on the court that makes it difficult for a player to pass it to their setter.

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I share alot of individual, partner and easy-to-do volleyball serving drills we do in class with my followers.

Many of these volleyball practice drills you can do at home by yourself or try at your next practice with your teammates.

If you're a B team or JV player trying to make varsity next year...your goal should be to complete 1000 reps a day of at least three of the basic skills on your own...volleyball passing, serving and setting should be at the top of the list. 

The Best Volleyball Serve Information
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