Serve Faults

The specific rule explanation can be found in the IPF rule book. The number / letter / number is where the rule is located:

SECTION 4 – SERVICE RULES / D – SERVICE FOOT FAULT / 3 – TOUCH THE COURT, INCLUDING THE BASELINE.

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Foot Fault 4.D.3


Server Position 4.B.


Underhand Fault 4.A.1


This is not a fault. You may step in after the ball is hit.