Volleyball drills for all skills


2 groups of 2 persons - 1 group of 3
Group of 2: 1 ballGroup
of 3: 2 balls

Group of 2:

  • Player a stands at 3m
  • Player b does reception at 3m
  • Player a is going to catch reception

Group of 3:

  • Player a stands on 3m
  • Player b does reception at 3m other side
  • Player c catches ball

  1. Throw 20x
  2. 20x throw - throw further so player has to turn around
  3. 15x top spin
  4. 15x float stroke
  • Players A and B stand in the backfield about 3-4 m apart.
  • T hits a ball to A or B
  • Player who receives the ball passes to the net at the height of the other player
  • The other player comes in and gives a set up on the 3 m line
  • Passer attacks towards the defenders
  • Defender passes the ball to pos 2/3
  • other defender comes running in and catches the defended ball and puts it in the basket at T
  • Reserve defender takes the place of the defender who caught the ball
  • Variant`;
  • defenders perform the same task as team A: set up 3 m line - attack, play out rally

per 3 2 players stand in the square and 1 at the net player at the net plays ball to 1 of the players and the player who does not play the ball must tap the hand of the other player as soon as possible.

  • x-number of players standing on a bench
  • x-number of players in front at 2 to 3 meters
  • player in front of the bench throws the ball so that the player on the bench can catch BH
  • player on the bench catches BH > drops to his knees and rolls the ball towards the player on the ground

The field is divided in 4 equal fields

  • per field 2 players
  • ball is thrown OH over the net
  • the other players do a correct OH ball recovery by playing it to the basket, the player who is not on the ball runs to the basket and takes the bra.
  • the easy version ends here

You can make this exercise more difficult by playing in one time.

  • Dribbling on the spot
  • Sqauts
  • Sit ups
  • Push UPS
  • Hand clap
  • Shoulder pat
  • Boxing



  • jog to the first line and back. Then to the second line and back, etc.
  • low dribble, back to the lines.
  • backwards.
  • jump at the lines
  • lie down at the lines
  • lateral connecting pass
  • Cross pass
  • throw and pass the ball
  • players stand in a row with ball
  • 1 without ball (distributor) at the net (right front)
  • Trainer throws in the ball
  • distributor plays the ball to the left-outside of the basket (set up outside)
  • distributor runs after his own ball and then joins the back of the row

PURPOSE: get the ball as far as possible to the outside-left (you can always add a mid-position if it goes well)


Warm up from the back line to the net:

  • run
  • unscrew right arm
  • Untie the left arm
  • Untie both arms
  • raise your knee
  • heels-bottoms
  • sideways (left and right)
  • cross pass
  • dive
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