Volleyball drills for passing / defense / reception


pay attention in the exercises:

  • Pass has to be high, so the player can catch 'overarm'.
  • Pass to right, right foot front
  • Pass to left, left foot front
  • 'Eyes' of the shoulder in playing direction

The exercise:

  • trios with 1 ball
  • 1 and 2 are next to each other, not too close to the net.
  • 3 is opposite 1 in the back of the field.
  • 1 throws straight to 3, and 3 throws diagonally to 2
  • 2 catches and then throws straight to 3 and 3 throws diagonally to 1.
  • so 3 keeps moving


pairs with net in between.

  • Throw ball with stretched arms and 1 foot before the other over the net.
  • Trainer throws ball over the net
  • Player tries to catch and throws the ball with
    • stretched arms
    • and 1 foot before the net
    •  and touches the chest.
  • Hit chest, you take a peg and attach it to your shirt
  •   How many pegs do you have at the end?

Idem, only knock the ball overarm

  • Move the chest once in a while
  • trios with 1 ball.
  • A and B are at the net, and C is opposite of A on the end line.
  • A throws ball to C, C throws diagonally to B, B catches.
  •   Meanwhile, A moves with regard to B, and then A throws the ball to C.
  • After 20 passes rotate 


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