Volleyball: Set, Dig and Smash Drill

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DESCRIPTION

Player 1 sets the ball to player 2 who sets the ball back to player 1 then defensive digs the ball up in the air to player 3 who sets to player 2 to smash back to player 1.

COACHING POINTS

For defensive dig: Keep knees bent and legs just wider than shoulder width apart. Eyes on the ball to the point of contact with wrists, ensuring wrists are together. Keep Head level with the ball at point of contact and ensure power through the arms to get the ball over the net.

For set: Eyes up looking at ball trajectory and keep knees bent. Stand on the balls of your feet, bending the elbows and pushing through the ball with fingers at point of contact,

For smash: Keep eyes on the ball, other arm used as a guide. Player leans slightly back prior to contact with the ball. Upon contact, push body weight forward to generate power through the shot. Stay tall on balls of feet and keep knees bent.

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