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Overview for Jan Savelkoul

This is the overview of all volleyball coaching material posted by Jan Savelkoul. For each section, the last 10 additions are shown.

Drills

Find the low block

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Diagram for the volleyball drill 'Find the low block'

Assignment: Set to the spiker who is opposite to the shortest blocker.

SD serves and moves into the court to defend. B1, B2, and B3 stand behind each other and choose position when SD serves. The shortest blocker always takes a different position. PH1 and PH2 pass and spike on the outsides. S penetrates and sets.

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Attacking: General Attacking: Position 2 Attacking: Position 4 Blocking: Position 2 Blocking: Position 4 ...

Forearm passing in a straight line

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Diagram for the volleyball drill 'Forearm passing in a straight line'

First round:

  1. A overhead passes a high ball to B. B forearm passes the ball back.
  2. A overhead passes a low ball to B. B forearm passes the ball back.

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Basics: Forearm pass/bump Basics: Overhead pass Basics: Standing spike Defence: Dig Drill type: Cooperating group without net Section: Core I

Forearm passing and moving

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Diagram for the volleyball drill 'Forearm passing and moving'

First round (top of the diagram):

A overhead passes all balls; B forearm passes all balls back to A.

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Basics: Forearm pass/bump Basics: Overhead pass Drill type: Cooperating group without net Section: Core I

Classic pepper

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Diagram for the volleyball drill 'Classic pepper'

A sets the ball to B, B spikes the ball to C, and C digs the ball to A. Now, A sets the ball to C, C spikes the ball to B, and B digs the ball to A. A sets to B again, and the drill continues in the same way. In short, A is the designated setter.

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Basics: Standing spike Defence: Dig Drill type: Cooperating group without net Setting: Overhead

Variations on playing over the net in pairs of three or four

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You can extend the drill playing over the net in pairs of three or four by varying the way players have to move after playing the ball or by adding actions after playing the ball.

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Basics: Forearm pass/bump Basics: Overhead pass Basics: Standing spike Drill type: Cooperating group with net Section: Warming-up

Side-out versus defence

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Diagram for the volleyball drill 'Side-out versus defence'

Team playing defence:
SD serves and move into the court to defend. D1 and D2 defend. B blocks and sets.

Team playing side-out:

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Attacking: General Attacking: Position 2 Attacking: Position 3 Attacking: Position 4 Blocking: Individual block ...

Dig-set-hit in a straight line with designated setter

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Diagram for the volleyball drill 'Dig-set-hit in a straight line with designated setter'

DH1 plays the ball to setter S, who sets the ball back to DH1 and then moves to the other side of the net. DH1 spikes the ball across the net to DH2. DH2 digs the ball to S, who sets the ball back to DH2 and moves to the other side of the net again. DH2 spikes the ball to DH1 and the drill continues as before.

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Attacking: Position 1 Attacking: Position 5 Attacking: Position 6 Attacking: Spike Basics: Standing spike ...

Backward setting for four

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Diagram for the volleyball drill 'Backward setting for four'

A overhead passes the ball to B. B overhead passes the ball backwards to C. Immediately afterwards, B, D, and A switch positions. C overhead passes the ball to A (who is now in the middle) and the drill continues as before.

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Basics: Overhead pass Basics: Standing spike Defence: General Drill type: Cooperating group without net Section: Core I ...

Backward setting for three

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Diagram for the volleyball drill 'Backward setting for three'

A overhead passes the ball to B. B overhead passes the ball backwards to C and immediately switches positions with A. C overhead passes the ball to A (who is now in the middle) and the drill continues as before.

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Basics: Overhead pass Basics: Standing spike Defence: General Drill type: Cooperating group without net Section: Core I Setting: Backward