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it all depends on the person .... The fastest shot I have ever seen was a side arm

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Why is an overhand serve dangerous and more difficult in volleyball?

its more difficult than an underhand serve because you throw it in the air and try to hit it. its more easier to do an underhand serve because you hold it your hand rather than throwing it in the air. its more dangerous because it goes in a faster speed than an underhand serve.

What is the difference between a softball game and a baseball game?

Put simply, baseball pitchers throw overhand, while softballers pitch underhand.

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It's generally accepted that a sidearm shot is considered the fastest shot, although this is different for every person. However, this is only because most people shot incorrectly overhand. If executed correctly, the overhand shot is the most powerful.Before we begin to examine how to shoot overhand, we should understand the basic physics of shooting and the speed associated. Essentially, a lacrosse stick is a third-class lever, which means that it multiplies distance. What that means is that the head of the stick will travel farther, and much faster than your hands do. Also, the farther away the head of the stick is from the fulcrum, and your hands, the faster your shot will be.How can you adjust your form so that you get the max speed? Simple. Firstly, get your hands up, and away from your body. Ideally, you want to extend them as far back as possible, and keep them above the shoulders. Next, get your hands close together. The closer they are, they faster you can shoot (if you have the strength). Finally, the shooting motion does not come from the arms, it comes from your hips and shoulders.When shooting, always remember: hands up and out and your power comes from your "hips and nips".Now, go practice. The final key to shooting fast is all practice.Also remember that in a game, you will probably not be able to shoot like this, but if you practice it the correct way, you will automatically get as close to this form as you can when shooting in a game.

Is Lacrosse faster than basketball?

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What is faster a lacrosse or baseball?

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Is softball pitching faster than baseball?

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How do you get a faster shot in lacrosse?

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How do you play defense on someone faster in a lacrosse game?

Mark her and her stick get in front of her or him and do an down check no up check whistle blowed

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What is the proper way to serve a volleyball overhand?

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Is lacrosse the same thing as field hockey?

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Why does lacrosse require special shoes?

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How has lacrosse changed since it was first played?

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i once thought that winding up made me throw harder then someone had a radar gun and there was no difference when i throw normally

Why is lacrosse better than baseball?

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What is whip in lacrosse?

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Types of serves in volley ball?

Gotten from http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Special:UnAnsweredQ&tid=2982 * Underhand and Overhand Serve: refers to whether the player strikes the ball from below, at waist level, or first tosses the ball in the air and then hits it above shoulder level. Underhand serve is considered very easy to receive and is rarely employed in high-level competitions. * Sky Ball Serve: a specific type of underhand serve occasionally used in beach volleyball, where the ball is hit so high it comes down almost in a straight line. This serve was invented and employed almost exclusively by the Brazilian team in the early 1980s and is now considered outdated. In Brazil, this serve is called Jornada nas Estrelas (Star Trek). * Line and Cross-Court Serve: refers to whether the ball flies in a straight trajectory parallel to the side lines, or crosses through the court in an angle. * Top Spin: an overhand serve where the ball gains topspin through wrist snapping. This spin causes the ball to drop faster than it appears to a passer receiving it. * Floater: an overhand serve where the ball is hit with no spin so that its path becomes unpredictable. This type of serve can be administered while jumping or standing. This is akin to a knuckleball in baseball. * Jump Serve: an overhand serve where the ball is first tossed high in the air, then the player makes a timed approach and jumps to make contact with the ball. There is usually much topspin imparted on the ball. This is the most popular serve amongst college and professional teams.* Jump Float: This is a serve like the jump serve and the floater. The ball is tossed lower than a topspin jump serve, but contact is still made while in the air. This serve is becoming more popular amongst college and professional players because it has a certain unpredictability in its flight pattern. * Round-House Serve: the player stands with one shoulder facing the net, tosses the ball high and hits it with a fast circular movement of the arm. The ball is hit with the palm of the hand, creating a lot of topspin. * Hybrid Serve: An overhand serve delivered similarly to a top spin serve; however, it has more pace than a floater, but has a similar unpredictable path.

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