Volleyball drills for defense / passing / digging / diving / reception

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Place the thick mat against the net (for large groups, 2 mats).

  1. The attackers must hit their attack against the thick mat. The defenders should be behind the attacker to defend the ball.
  2. The attacker "pokes" the ball over the block. The defence passes the ball to themselves



  • 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.
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  • exercise in pairs
  • one player has a cone in his hands,
  • the other player has a tennis ball,
  • both players stand at 4m from each other and the tennis ball is thrown over.
  • The intention is that the person with the cone then catches the tennis ball in the cone,
  • This player also adopts a correct position to play reception,
  • the throwing of the ball can be varied:
    • underhand
    • overhand
    • with bots
    • left or right of the player
  • 3 attackers at the net, rest at the backline
  • Attack, drop, attack => drop, attack, drop
  • slalom between the posts and connecting again
  • each 5 times
  • 1 person strikes out.
  • On the opposite side 3 defenders and one person in the middle to catch the ball.
  • Start from the back line. Ball must hit playmaker.
  • Teach them to stand still when taking the ball.
  • On 1 side of the net 1 thrower, playmaker and coach
  • On the other side 2 blockers and 3 passers
  • Trainer hits the ball and it must be defended.
  • Blockers catch the passed ball.
  • After 3 attacks turn over a spot.
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  • the coach is at the net.
  • 1 person in the field.
  • the trainer throws difficult balls
  • The person in the field has to keep them off the ground (5 balls).
  • if he/she does not do this, you continue until he/she has succeeded.
  • The rest of the players stand around the field to catch the balls and put them back in the cart.

GOAL

Reaction and Block defense

ORGANIZATION

Repetitions: Do a total of 5 sets of 10 balls.


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IMPLEMENTATION

  • Trainer hits ball against BodyBoard (or other board that can act as a block)
  • Player defend this ball.
  • Trainer pokes a ball over the bodyboard every x number of balls. This must also be defended!
  • Practise on all block positions and defensive positions behind the block.
  • Ball defended, push it back into the trainer's hand.
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GOAL

Improve reaction and speed

ORGANIZATION

Repetitions: Do a total of 5 sets of 10 balls.

IMPLEMENTATION

  • Players 1,2 and 3 with ball in a semi-circle.
  • Player 4 in front of the 3 players with ball.
  • Player 5 indicates behind the back of player 4 who has to let go of his ball.
  • Each player 10 balls. Person with most safes wins the game.
  • Player 5 picks up any balls and keeps track of the count.


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