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In modern volleyball, especially in men’s, serve becomes almost a decisive element in the game of most teams. There are two main ways to perform a feed:

Jump Power
proper serve of the ball in volleyball

Before completing each service, whether power or planning, the player must:

completely concentrate on the performance of this element, for which it is safe to rush to the place of filing without haste, decide on how and where to serve.
Take a high, unstressed stance. The position of the body and front leg determines the direction of flight of the ball.
After the referee whistles, the server has 8 seconds to complete the service. It is recommended to hit the ball for 4-5 seconds. To do this, two or three times you need to hit the ball on the floor, take a deep breath and make a final decision where to send the ball.
“A competently executed serve can decide the outcome of any fight of the most exciting, the most difficult”

(Sergey Tetyukhin – Russian volleyball player, winner of four Olympic medals, Honored Master of Sports of Russia, best serveer of the “Final Four” of the Champions League 2010/11)

How to perform a glider?
locking step and arms

Consider the order of execution of the planning submission

In the beginning you need to throw the ball and make a swing
the ball must be thrown every time at the same point
low height
forward in the direction of impact
the ball must not rotate
Then hit the ball
the movement of the hand should be natural striking (a small step with the front foot helps to adjust the position in relation to the ball and “invest” in the blow with more force)
the kick is carried out by the base of the palm without tracking the ball (the kick must be short jerky)
the brush at the time of impact is firmly fixed to the wrist
the blow is applied exactly in the center of the ball
full visual control of the ball is needed!
If the serve is done correctly, the ball will fly almost without rotation and, most importantly, unpredictably.

Common glider errors
poor visual ball control
off-center kick
carpal emphasis on impact, which gives the ball a rotational movement
How to serve in a jump?
“Serving is the only technical element the execution of which is entirely up to the player. Skillfully executed power supply is a formidable weapon of modern volleyball ”

(Semyon Poltavsky – Russian volleyball player, Honored Master of Sports of Russia, the best serveer of the European Championship 2007, the best serveer of the “Final Six” of the World League 2007, the best serveer of the World Cup 2007)

The technique of executing a feed in a jump practically repeats the technique of an attacking strike.

Consider the procedure for performing power feed from a jump

First you need to take a position about 3 meters from the back line of the volleyball court and prepare the ball for a throw
jump preparation

Transfer body weight and lower the ball slightly before throwing
The next step with the left foot while simultaneously throwing the ball 2-3 meters up and forward
The third step with the right foot is a long, quick one, similar to a stopping step in an attacking strike. Hands relaxed and back down for later swing
locking step and arms

The last step (left foot) is short; a foot is placed in a row with the foot, somewhat “inward”, to begin to turn the body with a simultaneous wide swing up with both hands
Swing for a blow while bending the body
locking step and arms

Take your right hand even further behind
To strike at the highest point with a brush, giving the ball top or side rotation
Typical mistakes when feeding from a jump
“Toss – scatter” – toss of the ball different in height and direction
poor visual control of the ball at the time of impact
long ball maintenance with a brush
mismatch of the take-off run and the flight path of the ball

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