Volleyball drills for all skills



  • Player A throws/strikes the ball towards player C.
  • Player C passes the ball to player B.
  • Player B sets up the ball.
  • Player C attacks.

Goal: try to attack/play 3rd ball on the mats (straight or diagonal).

After each ball move one place in your own group.

Extension: When there are enough players one could also choose to place a block.

  • Trainer throws the ball to the middle player
  • He passes to SV
  • SV gives setup
  • Attacker plays the ball SLIMLY over the net
    • so just obver the net
    • Or in the back of the field in the corners
  • On the other side there are 2 people blocking and defending behind.
  • Attacker gets the ball and puts it with trainer (in the box)
  • Everybody turns 1 spot (runs after their own ball)
  • Give instructions all the time
    • playing-tactically-2
  • the coach is at the net.
  • 1 person in the field.
  • the trainer throws difficult balls
  • the person in the field has to touch the balls 3 times in a row.
  • if he/she does not do this, you continue until he/she succeeds.
  • The rest of the players stand around the field to catch the balls and put them back in the cart.
  • 2 rows of players
    • 1 row on the left back
    • 1 row at the right back
  • create with 4 pawns a virtual line where they have to stand behind
  • trainer stands at the other side of the net and throws the ball somewhere in the field.
  • 1 of the 2 front rows calls LOS orIK (agree on that)
  • This player passes the ball over the net to the previous player.
  • catch a round for the next player
  • If you did not have the ball, join the shortest row.
  • group-2-call-loose
  • Row of players A (+- 4 players) in the middle of the field with a ball
  • Player 1 stands on midfield well thrown by first player from row A
  • Player 1 plays ball overhand into the basket
    • bend elbows
    • extend elbows and point to ball
  • Player at the basket takes off and goes into line A.


  • Quiet walk to the other side of the hall.
  • One player indicates with a "Yes" that the other players have to do an assignment.
  • Another player gives the orders on the way back.
  • The assignments are:
    • Tap the ground
    • Turn around your own axis
    • Jump up
    • Walk backwards
    • Heels (6 times)
    • Up on your hands and feet, at the command backwards on your hands and feet
  • Squats with arm swing, bend the knees (weight backwards as if you are sitting on a chair) swing the arms downwards and as soon as you come up with the arms again, the body also comes up to the toes.--> 10 times fast, 10 times easy, 5 times super slow
  • Handwalk. Put the hand flat on the ground and walk as far as you can with the hands in front, walk back with the hands under the shoulder, push up and walk with the feet to the hands

3 players at the net at equal distance from each other (1, 2, 3, 4).
3 players on the backline (A, B, C, D).

  • Player A plays BH to player 1,
  • player 1 plays BH back,
  • player A plays BH to player 2,
  • player 2 plays BH back,
  • etc.

The moment player A plays to player 2, player B starts playing BH to player 1, etc.

  • 3 teams 1 ball.
  • A and B stand at the net and C stands opposite A on the back line.
  • A plays ball to C, C plays BH diagonally to B.
  • Meanwhile A moves opposite B and then A plays the ball BH to C.
  • After 20 x passes turn over



One scapegoat is appointed, this scapegoat must try to catch the other players within the yellow lines.

  • Has the ticker ticked 3 players? Next ticker!
  • The whole volleyball field is the playing field.
  • In the middle of the field the net hangs about 40 cm above the ground (do not tighten the bottom line for safety reasons).
  • The players and tickers can dive under the net to get to the other side of the court.