Passing Tips – Overhead Pass
volleyball passing has become a widely used technique since loosening
rules and allowing the double hit with the first contact.
speaking when the ball is high above the player’s shoulders/head,
player should pass the ball with overhead pass (taking into
consideration that the serve is not extremely powerful).
Overhead volleyball serve receive differs slightly from the setting. It
can be significantly rougher than regular set since double contact is
allowed with the first contact.
Overhead Passing - How?
- Keep the fingers "more tighten up", more
stift and hands maybe slightly
closer together compared to regular setting.
travels faster on volleyball serve, therefore the adjustment
For information how to practice these
the volleyball drills link below.
Overhead Passing - When?
- Player should use overhead passing especially
on the short serves since the volleyball is not traveling that
- The player should use overhead passing
travels above the head. Just notice that hard jump serves can
be impossible to pass with overhead
- When performing overhead pass, the
passer have to get directly under the ball. It is very difficult trying
perform overhead pass unless the ball is directly above your forehead.
Overhead Passing - Why?
The overhead volleyball serve receive is
- usually more accurate and easier method to pass
high flying ball to the setter
- a little bit faster way to get the ball from
the passer to
- helps to receive the serves that are traveling
the passers shoulders or head.
To find information about the volleyball
serve receive and extending your passing range, click the link below.