Volleyball drills for passing / defense / reception

  • Trainer center.
  • Player at the net left or right doesn't matter.
  • Trainer hits the ball player walks backwards into the field after the pass around the pawn passes another ball to trainer.
  • On a good pass the trainer throws a ball to the player who may score.
  • divide into 2 groups of 5
  • 1 player on each side on position 5
  • 1 player under the basket
  • ball is thrown over the net and the passer plays the ball into the basket
  • after that you join the group on your own side of the net.


  1. short long underhand
    • 2 teams with 1 ball.
    • player at the net plays the ball overhand short-long to other player who plays it back underhand
    • after 15x change
  2. sideways - underhand
    • Idem, only now a deep ball is played left and right of the player.
    • after 15x change.
  3. mix - underhand
    • Idem, but now everything is mixed and varied
    • after 15x change.


  • arms (plank)
  • right foot in front
  • eyes' of shoulders right direction
  • Pairs
  • Pass player 1 to 2.
  • Pass it on the bottom of the screen to 1.
  • Player 1 throws to the left and right of player 2.
  • Divide the players into two groups, one on each side of the net.
  • Per half 2 players in the field, the others behind them.
  • When a player has played, he leaves the field and another player enters the field.
  • Trainer puts the ball in play and the players play the ball only underhand in one go to the other court.
  • Games up to 25 give extra challenge.
    • Define the trajectory of the ball,
    • move quickly,
    • passing to a certain position,
    • communication with teammates.
  • 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.
  • 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.



  • Try to serve the pawns from the bank. Team that empties the bank first wins
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