Your Volleyball Service Where Do You Serve The Ball After A Timeout?

There are certain places where you need to place your volleyball service especially after a timeout. Do you know where that place is? 


When coaching serving I focus first on improving and performing the fundamental basic serving skills.

I can't emphasize enough that you are the only person who controls the effectiveness of YOUR serve.

Improving your volleyball service technique is the one fundamental skill you can do without the help or intervention of anyone else to score a direct point for your team. 

That is very powerful and trust me even many elite players don't take advantage of this unique opportunity.



  • The first place to serve after a team calls timeout is In the court


Volleyball Service Tips
Serve in the court



This may sound funny or obvious but serving a tough ball in the court after a team has called a timeout is not always easy.

If a volleyball team has scored several points in a row and the opposing coach calls a timeout elite athletes always try to follow the Golden Rule "Keep your serve in" after a timeout has been called.

Why?

Because the opposing coach has called the timeout for several reasons ...one of which is to specifically distract YOU the server in hopes of getting you to MISS your serve which can instantly change the momentum of the game.

You keep your team's point scoring momentum ...by keeping your serve...in the court.


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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. 


Volleyball Service Tips 
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  1. You can learn more about Serving by visiting the related links below.                            
  2. Follow the suggested reading on our Sitemap page Learning How To Play (Sitemap)
  3. Or visit the pages in the How to Play Volleyball section in the drop down menu at the top of the page to get started. 
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⁠ November Semiprivate Serving Training with Amber⁠ ⁠ ⁠ Working on serving the seam....The seam is the area between zones on the court. ⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ AC is working on serving the seam between Left Back (Zone 5) and Middle Back (Zone 6).⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ The Importance of Your Toss⁠ ⁠ Tossing in volleyball for your overhand serve needs to be consistent in height and placement in order for you to improve your volleyball serve skills. ⁠ ⁠ As you learn how to serve a volleyball, you will realize that getting the ball over the net depends also on developing consistent tossing skills. ⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ Consistent Tossing in Volleyball: Lifting Your Straight Arm⁠ ⁠ -With your left arm pointed at your target, toss the ball no more than two to three feet in the air.⁠ ⁠ -To toss keep the ball balanced in the open palm of your hand ⁠ ⁠ -Without bending your elbow, with a straight arm lower your arm three inches then lift it with your arm stopping parallel or two inches above your shoulder⁠ ⁠ -The heel of your hand will help guide the ball into the air as it travels straight up into the air...in front of your serving arm⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ Read more at: Consistent Tossing in Volleyball Is How To Improve Your Overhand Serve⁠ ⁠ ⁠ https://bit.ly/tossing-in-volleyball⁠ ⁠

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