Volleyball drills for all skills

  • Teams of 3 or 4 players.
  • One team on each side of the net.
  • One court is the winners court (Kings Court).
  • From the other court is served.
  • The team that wins the point goes to, or stays on, the winners court.
  • The losing team leaves the court and is replaced by a new team who will also serve.
  • (be ready with a ball !).
  • Only self made points from Kings Court count.

Make two equal groups;

Number 1 starts and walks to the centre pawn and from the centre to the other pawns as follows;

1. Right front back to the middle2
. Left front back to the middle3
. Right back to the centre4
. Back right to the center.

Then he taps the next one in line and he does the same.


  • 2 players with 2 (different) balls.
  • 1 ball is only passed overhead about 3-4 meters,
  • The other ball is thrown over in the opposite direction.
  • The players move from one sideline to the other sideline.
  • If this is done hand over hand with 2 balls, the task is completed.
  • Trainer hits on 2 passers.
  • These pass, set-up and attack.
  • Then next pair
  • On both sides of the net 1 person in the field. line up behind the field.
  • The first ball must be thrown in easily, the first one to throw stays in front of the net to play underhand.
  • Get back in line.
  • The ball may bounce once and then be played underhand over the net.
  • Touching the backline after you've been there.

  • Teams take turns serving, one at a time.
  • Good serve: remain standing.
  • Faulty service: lie down on the opposite side of the pitch.
  • If team 1 hits the player on the opposite side of the court, they may return to their team.
  • no more players? lost.


  • 60 seconds planks
  • 2 x 30 seconds side planks
  • 30 seconds superman
  • 2 x 10 push-ups

Various exercises through the speed ladder.

  • First priority on correct execution of the exercise, then increase speed.
  • Four ladder repetition per exercise.
  • Possible exercises for illustration - see Youtube for many examples/performances
    • 1 foot per box -
    • 2 feet per box -
    • 2 in, 2 out.
    • Hooping
      • expand to 1 box skip 1 back
      • or sideways (right v/d speed ladder, in, left v/d speed ladder in etc.)

  • A throws/serves at B
  • B plays at C
  • C sets up and B plays over the net
  • Run after own ball