Volleyball drills for all skills

  • throw the ball with 1 hand
  • catch with 2 hands
  • 3x
  • throw the ball with 1 hand
  • catch with 1 hand
  • 3x right + left
  • Service
  • Pass to mid-forward on 2 or 4,
  • Attack quickly on 3 or long ball to 4 or 2, or......3 meter attack
    • advantage of variation of the playmaker,
    • and attack is shifted to other side,
    • difficult to defend,
    • and mid-forward opponent must defend in the block.

Goal of the exercise:
Fine tuning techniques

Explanation of the exercise:

  • From the right front, balls are hit on the own half to position 4 / 5.
  • The defender attacks his own ball again.
  • Follow your own ball. N
  • After your attack you start serving from position 5 straight ahead.
  • 2 groups, each group on one side of the net.
  • Overhead over the net.
  • When you've played you join the back of the row.
  • later underhand

Equipment: cones + tennis balls

  • 2 pairs; per pair 1 tennis ball and 1 pawn
  • A throws the tennis ball with a bow to B
  • B catches the ball using the overhand technique with the cone
  • If this goes well -> alternate short ball/long ball
  • and/or sideways movement, i.e. throw to the left or right of the person


Improve fitness and warm up


Run in circles


Run in circles around the field(leave about 2m between them)

  1. when trainer claps 1 time - pump 1 time
  2. when trainer claps 2 times - sliding dives
  3. when trainer claps 3 times - a block jump
  4. when trainer claps 4 times - turn around and short spurt

After each part, a short rest and then through again. Parts with * need a bench, 2 to 4 persons per bench

  • Part 1:
    • 30 step-ups* (getting on/off the bench)
    • 15 push-ups* (feet on the bench)
    • 30 step-ups*(get on/off bench)
    • 15 push-ups* (feet on the bench)


  • fixed line is ball direction: 1BH; 2pass; 3BH; 4BH; 5pass; 6BH
  • vary the difficulty of ball 1 and 4
  • when you reach the net you make a block jump
  • broken line is running direction


  • solid line is the ball direction: 1BH; 2pass; 3BH; 4tip; 5pass; 6BH; 7pass; 8BH; 9tip; 10pass
  • vary in difficulty 4 and 9 || ball 1 and 6 hit ball
  • broken line is running direction