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Five Keys to Master the Art of Ball Entry

By Junior Volleyball Association, 03/13/18, 12:00PM CDT


Where you enter the ball is extremely important, and who you enter the ball to is even more critical. If it's an attacking drill, it's OK to send more balls to your better passers to make sure you get the attacking reps.

Great coaches do more than give constructive feedback and develop talent; they also run efficient practices. Ball entry is an art form, and when done at the right pace, timing and location it can make the drill one hundred times more effective.

Here are five keys to ball entry for coaches at any level.

1. Pace

  • Pace of entry should be just quick enough to challenge the players without discouraging them.
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