A player is allowed to set over the net as long as the ball is perpendicular to their shoulder, whether it be in front of them or behind them. I think the rule is set there to give the receive team some reaction time. If the ball is set over the net without it being perpendicular to the player's shoulders, it is called an attack-hit fault.
you can set overhead ANY ball in the beach volleyball if you can do it as perfectly as a very good set on a second touch of the team, and there are two errors you need to avoid: 1) commit lift/grab errors 2) touch the ball twice (when it comes TO your hands, and when goes FROM your hands). In real life it is almost impossible to handle the serve as good as a good set — maybe, if you have titanium fingers with hydraulic drive.
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With a few exceptions, Beach Volleyball allows all players to operate both at the net (in attack) and in the back of the court (to defend or serve). The game’s early exponents on the sands of California would still recognize it because Beach Volleyball has retained certain distinctive and essential elements over the years. Some of these it
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O13.4.5 Commentary: A legal set directed toward a teammate that crosses the net because of the elements is not a fault, regardless of the player's body position. No open hand tips/dinks. In doubles, triples, and 4's, this is a no-no outdoors. Alternatives include palms, heel of the hand, locked straight fingers, knurled fingers, or the back of the hand.
A blocker may place hands or arms over the net provide this action doesn't interfere with play. These contacts may occur with any part of the body. Rules of Beach Volleyball for Doubles and Triples: A blocking contact is counted as a team hit. The blocking team has two more contacts to return the ball after a blocking contact.
There are only two (different) actions when you are permitted to reach beyond (over) the net: blocking and attack hit. After making an attack hit, you are allowed to pass your hand beyond the net, but the contact must have been made within your own playing space .