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Nov
01
2010

Foosball Serve

Foosball Serving Overview: The foosball serve, much like a kick-off in football or soccer, starts every foosball game. The serve is also known sometimes as the "drop" for obvious reasons. In tournament play, the team that serves the first ball is decided upon by a coin toss. There are no rules against serving the ball to your own men, which is why the serve is such an important step to learn when trying to master the game. Having the first possession to attempt to pass to your offensive bar will allow you to have an upper hand. This is also why the team that is scored on gets to serve the next ball to allow for a fair game. How to Serve the Foosball to Yourself: The easiest way to serve the ball to yourself is to place the foosball inside the hole while pinning it between your index finger and thumb with your left hand. Your index finger should be on the inside of the table and your thumb should be on the outside of the table to hold the ball in place. It is not illegal to wrap your index finger inside the table in order to hold


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