How to Serve a Volleyball 
How to Serve a Volleyball
by eHow / Addison Musser
Video Lecture 18 of 20
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Date Added: July 11, 2009

Lecture Description


In this video lesson, Volleyball Instructor, Addison Musser, teaches how to serve a volleyball. An underhand serve is the easiest in volleyball and is done by hitting the ball with a fist underhanded when the ball is at a waist hight point.



Video Transcript: "ADDISON MUSSER: "Hey, my name's Addison from Captain Bills and I'm going to teach you how to serve a volleyball. Underhand serve is probably the easiest serve to use when playing volleyball. When serving underhand, you want to face where you are going to serve the ball so if I'm trying to get the ball over the net you want to face exactly where you're serving the ball. When you're serving the ball, you want to take the ball out in front of you, in one hand, about waist high and arms length away from you, take your other hand, put it in a fist and you want the ball to contact you right on the meat of your fist, right here on the top, that's your best platform to serve the ball underhand. So, take the ball out in front of you and take the ball here, bring your hand back and hit the ball right in the middle, not on any side because that way, if you hit it on the side, it's going to go off to one side. If you hit it right in the middle it's going to go straight in front of you, right where you're facing where you want the ball. When you put all those steps together, you can serve the ball over the net successfully. That's how you serve a volleyball."

Course Index

Course Description


In this course, Volleyball Instructor Addison Musser gives 20 easy video lessons on How To Play Volleyball. In this video series, let a longtime volleyball player explain the game of volleyball. First, learn how a volleyball court is set up, how to keep score, as well as how to keep score, spike, block, bump and set a volleyball and how to jump serve. Next, get instructions on buying an outdoor volleyball net, dinking a volleyball, digging out a spike and pancaking a volleyball. Finally, learn about floating a serve, overhand serving, reading a volleyball court and running volleyball drills.

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