Roll ball under net to partner
This drill can be used as a base for a variety of attacks. Player 1 (acting as an opposition player), serves to player 3 who defensive digs to player 4. Player 4 sets the ball to player 2, who will have made an attacking run to meet the ball and smashes it over the net.
6 Advanced Drills
2 players stand on either side of the net, and the receiver starts with the ball by overhand passing it across the net. This player then passes to their team mate who overhand passes it back for the spike. The receivers are ready to dig the ball back across the court. Have receivers changing positions after every 4 attempts.
2 players stand on either side of the net, and the receiver starts with the ball by overhand passing it across the net. This player then passes to their team mate who overhand passes it back for the spike.
The spiker places the ball crosscourt. On the other side, the receiver's role is to step back from the net to the attack like and try and dig the ball back across the net.
Each player has a ball and should stand inside a 2m-diameter circle drawn with chalk.
The player throws the ball high above his/her head - it should be overhand passed up so it bounces inside the circle.
The player should allow the ball to bounce, get into position to use the overhand pass again to push the ball back into the air.
Alternate passing and bouncing.
10 Setting Drills
Feed to player 2 who defensive digs the ball to player 1 to set to player 2, who smashes the ball to player 3 who defensive digs the ball to player 2 to set to player 3.
Start the game by volleying the ball over the net to the player at the back of court. They then overhand pass the ball to the player at the net who sets the ball up for the player to move forward and play the ball over the net by making a spike approach and tipping the ball to the back court defender . This then is repeated for a set number, length of time or can be made competitive.
This drill can be used as a base for a variety of attacks Player 1 (acting as an opposition player) serves to player 3 who defensive digs to player 4. Player 4 sets the ball to player 2, who will have made an attacking run to meet the ball and smashes over the net
Coach feeds the ball for the player to practice the correct footwork for an attack approach to jump and catch.
A number of players have a ball each make an attack approach put the ball behind their head jump and throw the ball over the net into court. As they do this they should keep good posture and let their arms follow through
The person on the side of the mats feeds the ball to the two players who communicate pass the ball to the net for the ball to be set up for an attacking one handed tip to the mat that has not been occupied by the feeder. This means that the attacking player needs to work on creating a good field of vision and observe where the feeder has moved to.
Stage three of the serving progressions; throw the ball to go over the net and bounce once to your partner stepping forwards with the opposite leg to the hand that you roll with (using body weight) and releasing the ball slightly higher.
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