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Bumping with assignments

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Type:
Single drill
Number of players:
2
Diagram for the volleyball drill 'Bumping with assignments'

The players bump the ball back and forth in pairs while moving across the court. Meanwhile, they have to perform the following assignments:

  • The ball has to bounce on the chair

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Basics: Forearm pass/bump Drill type: Cooperating group without net Section: Warming-up

A ball for everyone

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Type:
Single drill
Number of players:
4
Diagram for the volleyball drill 'A ball for everyone'

All four players are holding a ball. A underhand serves to B. B tosses his ball up, passes the serve to C and catches his ball again. C tosses his ball up, sets the ball passed by D, and catches his ball again. D tosses his ball up, spikes C's set and catches his ball again.

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Basics: Standing spike Drill type: Game phase in isolation Section: Warming-up Serve reception: General Serving: Underhand serve Setting: General

Spiking via the net

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Type:
Single drill
Number of players:
4
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.

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Basics: Standing spike Drill type: Game phase in isolation Section: Warming-up Serve reception: General Serving: Underhand serve Setting: General

Two-sided synchronous passing into the net

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Type:
Single drill
Number of players:
4
Diagram for the volleyball drill 'Two-sided synchronous passing into the net'

A and B simultaneously underhand serve the ball to C and D. C and D pass the ball into the net. A and B set the balls that come back from the net to C and D. C and D spike them over the net.

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

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Basics: Standing spike Drill type: Game phase in isolation Section: Warming-up Serve reception: General Serving: Underhand serve Setting: General

Synchronously passing into the net

Coach:
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Type:
Single drill
Number of players:
0
Diagram for the volleyball drill 'Synchronously passing into the net'

A and B simultaneously underhand serve a ball to C and D. C and D play these balls into the net diagonally, set the balls that come back from the net to each other, and spike them over the net.

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Basics: Standing spike Drill type: Game phase in isolation Section: Warming-up Serve reception: General Serving: Underhand serve Setting: General

Spike towards trampoline

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Type:
Single drill
Number of players:
0
Diagram for the volleyball drill 'Spike towards trampoline'

A underhand serves the ball to B, B passes, C sets, and D spikes the ball while standing in such a way that it bounces off the trampoline (T). D catches the ball before it hits the ground.

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

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Basics: Standing spike Drill type: Game phase in isolation Section: Warming-up Serve reception: General Serving: Underhand serve Setting: General

Serving via the wall

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Type:
Single drill
Number of players:
0
Diagram for the volleyball drill 'Serving via the wall'

A underhand serves the ball over the net via the wall. B or C passes the ball to D. D sets the ball towards the player that didn't pass. This player spikes the ball over the net.

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

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Basics: Standing spike Drill type: Game phase in isolation Section: Warming-up Serve reception: General Serving: Underhand serve Setting: General

Pass into the net

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Type:
Single drill
Number of players:
0
Diagram for the volleyball drill 'Pass into the net'

A underhand serves the ball to B, B passes into the net, C sets the ball that bounces back from the net, and D spikes the ball over the net while standing.

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

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Basics: Standing spike Drill type: Game phase in isolation Section: Warming-up Serve reception: General Serving: General Setting: General

Precise tipping

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Type:
Single drill
Number of players:
0
Diagram for the volleyball drill 'Precise tipping'

A underhand serves to B. B tosses his ball up, passes the serve to C, and plays the tossed ball to D. C sets to D. D tips both balls to A. Meanwhile, A has moved towards the net and sat down with his back to the net. A has to catch both tips while remaining seated.

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Attacking: Tip Drill type: Game phase in isolation Section: Warming-up Serve reception: General Serving: Underhand serve Setting: General

Precise spiking

Coach:
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Type:
Single drill
Number of players:
0
Diagram for the volleyball drill 'Precise spiking'

A underhand serves to B. B tosses his ball up, passes A's ball to C, and passes the tossed ball to D. C sets to D. D spikes both balls over the net to A. D has to aim both spikes because A must catch them using two upside-down cones.

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Basics: Standing spike Drill type: Game phase in isolation Section: Warming-up Serve reception: General Serving: Underhand serve Setting: General