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if you snap your wrist while hitting a ball, it creates topspin, and makes the ball harder to return for the other team.. if you hit with a stiff wrist, it causes the ball to float, and usually results in the ball being hit out.

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Q: How does wrist flexion affect the volleyball spike?
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What is the motion in spiking volleyball?

to spike a volleyball you swing your arms behind your back and when you jump you reach for the ball, spiking it with your wrist.

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