Volleyball drills for general

  • C attacks 1,2 and 3
  • 1 defends and the 2nd plays high to C
  • C attacks again.
  • Ball on the ground:
    • 4 turns in
  • VARIATION: C changes its position at the net


  • 2 threesomes game with attack behind the three meter
  • S gives set-ups and goes under the net
  • Team in field A can only score points
  • If team in field B wins, it may move to field A
  • 4,5,and 6 then take the spot and start with a serve


  • players at 6 meter distance, 1 ball.
    • 1 plays overhand to 2
    • 2 underhand for himself and overhead to 1
    • 1 defends for himself and overhead to 2
    • Etc.
  • Goal:
    • Keep the ball in play
    • Instead of overhead, attack calmly.


Trainers throw ball to over the net and player:

  • Throw ball into field let it bounce and step over it.
  • Catch oh the ball
  • Catches bra the ball
  • Catches the ball sitting down
  • Catches the ball with 1 knee on the ground
  • Lies down on the ground and drops the ball on the buttocks


  • Two players one ball.
  • Player 1 throws the ball long and then short.
  • Player 2 plays back underhand.
    • First long then short and runs back.
  • Team one ball.
  • Player 1 throws the ball long and then short.
  • Player 2 plays back underhand, first long, then short and runs back.
    • After five changes.

Line up: several rows in a row behind the back line.


  1. Sloth: sit with your back to the other side, legs extended. Pull with your hands to the other side.
  2. Seal: flat on belly --> pull forward with hands to get to the other side.
  3. Spiderman: on all fours, always moving the opposite hand and foot together: LH + RV & RH + LV
  4. Bearwalk: on your hands and feet to the other side
  5. Monkey walk: let your hands + arms hang down, almost to the ground (like a monkey) and so to the other side.
  6. Peacock: stepping, quietly, every time bringing leg/knees up until they form a right angle with the upper body.
  7. Kangaroo: same as peacock, but faster/more like skipping.


  1. Instead of doing it as a relay/race, the players can also walk around and on a certain signal perform the movement that belongs to a certain animal.
  2. You can do the exercises on a whole field or on half a field.

Formation: circle/rectangle (on half a field)


  1. Dribble with right hand
  2. Dribble with left hand
  3. Alternate dribbling
  4. While dribbling, try to kneel down (knee by knee) --> sitting --> lying down