Volleyball Drill Demonstration


Players stand in a row in the centre of the court facing the net. There should be two balls on the sidelines, either side of each player.

On the coach's whistle the players shuffle sideways to the ball on their left, imitate an underhand pass, then shuffle back to the centre of the court.

The players then repeat the action but move toward the ball on their right hand side.

Coaching points

This drill aims to prepare the player to get into the correct position to perform a dig.

Players must know that only a balanced and set position will ensure an efficient pass.


Make sure that as the drill progresses you get the players to shuffle faster and faster. That way they will improve their footwork, which is essential in a game situation.

Drill tags: underhand passing, warm up

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