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Teach your kids how to bump, set, and spike like the pros with these volleyball drills and practice tips.

Tips from Top U.S. Athletes

By USA Volleyball 08/19/2019, 10:15pm CDT

Looking for insights to improve your game? USA Volleyball talked to some top athletes about defense, the transition game, and more...

How to Teach Novice Players the Love of Volleyball

By John Kessel, USAV Director of Sport Development 05/31/2019, 8:30am CDT

Before you teach the skills of volleyball, you should be teaching the joy of volleyball. These five tips will help.

Volleyball Blocking Drills – How to Improve Blocking?

By Volleyball Advisors 05/28/2019, 12:00pm CDT

It is extremly important to practice against spikers who approach and get a set from the setter - as soon as the arm/hands position and footwork have been learned

Warm-Up Drill That Will Elevate Your Beach Game

By Junior Volleyball Association 05/24/2019, 12:00pm CDT

By passing and setting one ball while throwing up and catching another ball, players can begin to train their eyes to leave the ball in play. 

Setting Drills to Train Proper Technique and Eliminate Bad Habits

By Anne Kordes, Junior Volleyball Association 04/30/2019, 12:00pm CDT

The setting position is essential to every team's success. If your athletes continue to develop positive setting habits your team will be reap the benefits on the offensive end. 

Volleyball Tip of the Week: All-Around Warm-Up Drill

By Junior Volleyball Association 04/25/2019, 9:30pm CDT

Club Fusion (Batavia, IL) shares a warm-up drill that incorporates passing, setting, attacking in a serve receive situation. It can be modified for various levels and is a great drill to maximize touches and efficient use of court space.

Volleyball Tip of the Week: Pass to Attack Variations

By Junior Volleyball Association 04/19/2019, 6:15am CDT

Tennessee Performance (Franklin, TN) shares a few attacking drills to train pass to attack game like situations. The drills can be applied to players 11U-18U with multiple variations and progressions.

Volleyball Tip of the Week: 3v3 2 Contact

By Junior Volleyball Association 04/04/2019, 8:45pm CDT

M1 Volleyball (Bloomington, MN) shares variations of a 3v3 2 contact drill that puts emphasis on attacking the last contact by getting feet to the ball and having an offensive mentality. This drill is a great warm-up drill to get your team competing and communicating right away.

Pro Tips for Attacking, Middle Blockers and Beach

By USA Volleyball 03/11/2019, 12:00pm CDT

What makes beach a cool sport is the variety of ways a hitter can succeed. You can find world-class attackers who have very different preferences when it comes to set location, set height and the set speed.

Versatility: A Key to Success

By Natalie Hagglund, USA Volleyball 03/08/2019, 12:00pm CST

"These are skills that don’t depend on height, strength or physical attributes and are what ultimately made me an asset to the USA Women’s National Team and to my professional club teams."

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