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Digging and moving sideways

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Diagram for the volleyball drill 'Digging and moving sideways'

A spikes his ball towards C. C digs the ball back to A and moves sideways. B spikes his ball to C. C digs the ball back to B and moves sideways.


  • C digs each ball.
  • C overhead digs each ball.
  • C decides which technique to use.
Attacking: Off-speed shot Attacking: Spike Defence: Dig Defence: Overhead dig Drill type: Cooperating group without net Section: Core I