Teach your kids how to bump, set, and spike like the pros with these volleyball drills and practice tips.
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.
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.
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.
"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."
Far Out Volleyball Club (Grand Rapids, MI) shares a competitive wash drill that focuses on serve receive, sending strategic free balls, defending an in-system opponent, and building runs of 3.
The fundamental goal of blocking is to get your hands across the net where the hitter intends to hit the ball and leave them there for as long as possible
Embrace a growth mindset and go for it! You can be a much better passer, and with enough effort and purposeful practice, you will be.
When setters use these techniques, hitters are able to get their feet to the ball and take their eyes off the set, which improves their court vision and helps them put the ball down.
Another tip is don't jump too close to the net because it is harder to penetrate over the net. Plus you have a better chance of touching the net.
Crossfire Volleyball (Champlin, Minnesota) shares 3 defensive team drills that work on block transition, stopping on defense to react and dig the ball, communication, intention and quick decisions when playing the ball.
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