Serve a Volleyball Zone 1. Serving zone 1 is real effective at ages 13 and under. It's effective especially at the younger ages because the setter has trouble setting the ball to the outside, when the ball is coming from zone 1. This is something to watch for when scouting your opponent.
When players are learning to how serve a volleyball, their main focus is usually this…. JUST GET IT OVER! But there’s more to it than that! We can split the court into six main zones, which are simple to identify and teach. The most confusing part is remembering their order! The zones are split evenly on the court are as follows (using positions of the players on THEIR side, not ours. i.e., “right back” is technically on the left when looking at it as a server):
(See the area in red in the diagram.) If the player touches the line while serving this is considered a fault, and the referee will blow their whistle and then award the opposing team the ball if such an action occurs. The server can serve the ball from anywhere behind the service line within that 29 foot 6 inch area marked as the service zone.
The overhand topspin and the overhand float serve are the most common serves for competitive volleyball. More advanced types of serves include jump serves and float serves to different areas of the court depending on what the coach has signaled.
The volleyball court measurements for the service zones are 29 feet by 6 inches wide which is the same as the width of the court and it extends to six feet deep behind the endline. There are two lines that serve as extensions to the sidelines that connect the furthest end of the service line to the court endline.
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The location of the ball on the serving moment does not matter, so hypothetically a player can hit the ball outside the sidelines. Since the volleyball serving rule changed, let serve (ball hitting the tape, the top of the net and landing to the opponent's side inside the lines) has been legal.
position “1” on your side is right back. If you want to serve to the opponent’s position “1”, you have to serve the area your opponents would consider right back (as they face the net).
The four types of serves in volleyball are: the underhand serve, the floater, the topspin serve, and the jump serve. For Every Serve, Here Are Some Tips: You should be looking at the contract as your hand hits the ball. Not keeping your eye on the ball is one of the biggest causes for mishit serves. You need to choose a target.