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Serve and reception with an improved scoring system

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Diagram for the volleyball drill 'Serve and reception with an improved scoring system'

The servers S serve to the receivers R. The receivers pass these serves to C, who catches the balls and ensures they end up with the servers again (or sets them towards some target where someone else catches them).

The scoring system is as follows: the receivers score a point for each good pass. For each serving error, a point is deducted from this score. All players work together to achieve a certain predetermined score.

Do you wonder why this scoring system is better than the naive one? Mark Lebedew explains:

Drill type: Game phase in isolation Section: Core I Serve reception: General Serve reception: Passing formation Serving: General