Volleyball drills for serving
The players are divided into equal teams and lined up on the serving area of the same half of the game, with each team having a passer and a catcher on the opposite side.
- The first player of a team serves.
- After passing and catching, catcher throws the ball to the next server (or becomes a server himself).
- Catch joins server, passer becomes catcher
- If emphasis is on service: wrong serve means again.
- If emphasis is on passing: wrong pass means stay put (again).
If the teams are small, it is nice to have everyone serve two or three times.
- Minimum of 6 players
- As many balls as there are teams
- 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.
Serving on Mat
Players at one end of the field, at designated places a mat.
- Players get 5 points.
- Each service into the net subtracts one point.
- Each service on the mat scores 1 point.
- Each service on the ball pyramid (3 balls against each other and one on top) adds 3 points.
- The first player to reach 10 points wins. If you have 0 points you are out and you have to pass on balls.
- It is important to concentrate on the service and take your time.
- Put two a players between the back mat, they may pass all balls that come next to the mat.
- Pass these balls into the hands of the Trainer. (Passers get one point and the server one point deduction.
- Who is first to reach the 10, the passers or the servers!
- Each trio has a mat.
- This can be placed anywhere in the field.
- On the mat 5 wooden blocks are placed.
- The opponents have to hit the mat with their serve.
- When the mat is hit, a wooden block can be taken from the mat and placed on your own mat.
- The first group to have no more blocks on the mat is the loser (or finished).
Per 2 players, 1 ball and 1 mat
- Player A has the ball.
- Player B holds the mat.
- Player A stands in the correct position for underhand serve.
- Player B slides the mat against player A.
- Player A does an underhand serve.
- Player A makes arm go straight.
- The players take one ball each.
- There are hoops all over the field.
- The players pass from the back line.
- The players try to pass the ball into the hoop.
- Receptionists line up with 3 in the backfield.
- From the other side there is a save, emphasis is on reception and attack, not difficult save.
- Ball is played centrally to playmaker, pass goes to position 4 or 2.
- After the attack move to the serve. First server replaces the player who took the reception.
- Expansion :
- Playmaker at the net in combination with opposit or central striker.
- 2 teams serve each other calmly over the net (Overhand)
- Distance can be increased when the ball goes over the net in a controlled way.
- Throwing up is important, so concentrate!
- After this serve on positions in the field where there is a mat.
- Throwing up is important so concentration is necessary!
This exercise is fun to do and gives a lot of fun and competition! Relays in general already create competition.
What this exercise also wants to mimic is the stress factor that a serve brings.
The players are divided into equal teams and lined up on the serving area of the same court. The first player of a team serves and retrieves his ball. After the next player is tapped, this one serves, and so on.
It is important for a player to serve quickly, but it must also be flawless, otherwise the ball must be retrieved and served again!
- A minimum of 6 players
- As many balls as there are teams
- Extension: extra points to earn by placing hoops in the field.