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2x2 with a team ball

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Diagram for the volleyball drill '2x2 with a team ball'

There are three balls in play. Each team has a so-called team ball, that has to be tossed from one team mate to the other. The third ball is used to play two against two.

In the diagram, the ball is played to the player holding the team ball. To be able to play the ball from the opponent, this player has to toss the team ball to his team mate.


  • The ball has to be played to the opponent with at most two touches.
  • The ball has to be played to the opponent immediately.
  • Players have to hold the team ball above their head all the time.
Attacking: General Defence: General Drill type: Small team against small team Section: Core I Section: Warming-up Setting: General