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== == == == Usually not... but you can if the coach prefer you to also, it depends on how old you are. if you are still jv then it isn't as crucial that you do it overhand

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It takes less energy and power to underhand serve. Its also easier to guide in a certain direction while serving underhanded. Younger or inexperienced people may underhand serve.

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Q: Is it illegal to serve the volleyball underhand?
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