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Spiking via the net

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Diagram for the volleyball drill 'Spiking via the net'

A underhand serves the ball to B. B tosses his own ball into the air, passes the serve to C and subsequently passes the ball he tossed towards D. C sets B's ball to D. D spikes both balls via the top of the net.

The drill is over after the first successful series. Players change positions after each failed series.

Jumping is prohibited because the drill is meant as a warming-up drill.


  • B holds a pole and passes the ball to C using this pole.
  • A is holding a pole as well and uses this to play the ball spiked by D backwards. D has to catch this ball before it touches the ground.
Basics: Standing spike Drill type: Game phase in isolation Section: Warming-up Serve reception: General Serving: Underhand serve Setting: General