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Serving via the wall

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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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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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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

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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

Warming up with chairs

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Diagram for the volleyball drill 'Warming up with chairs'

A underhand serves the ball, B passes the ball with one foot on top of chair, C sets the ball, and D spikes the ball 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: Underhand serve Setting: General

Collecting

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Diagram for the volleyball drill 'Collecting'

A stands on a mat next to the ball cart and underhand serves to B. B passes, C sets, and D spikes the ball back to A. A has to catch this ball without stepping off the mat. Before he catches the ball, he serves the next ball to B. A is not allowed to drop any of the balls that he has caught, so he has to find a way to keep hold of them.

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

Warming up with synchronous volleyball

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Diagram for the volleyball drill 'Warming up with synchronous volleyball'

A and B underhand serve simultaneously and step onto the court to catch the spiked balls. C and D pass towards each other diagonally, set the balls diagonally, and spike them to A and B.

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

Split-up teams

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Diagram for the volleyball drill 'Split-up teams'

Two teams of two players play against each other, where each team is split up such that its members are on opposite sides of the net. Team A takes the left side of the court, and team B takes the right side of the court. Each team can play the ball at most twice. Each ball that is played towards the opponent has to cross the net.

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Basics: Standing spike Defence: General Drill type: Small team against small team Section: Warming-up Serve reception: General ...

Van Harskamp

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Diagram for the volleyball drill 'Van Harskamp'

Teams of two play against each other. Each team has to play the final ball of a rally ("the attack") from side A to side B. Consequently, each team has to cross the net and move from one side to the other repeatedly, while playing the ball within the team.

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Basics: Standing spike Defence: General Drill type: Small team against small team Section: Warming-up Serve reception: General ...

"Thinking games" two against two

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Diagram for the volleyball drill '"Thinking games" two against two'

Teams of two players play against each other. The ball is brought into the game using an underhand serve. Jumping is prohibited and hard touches are mandatory.

The winning team takes the place of team A (or stays there). The losing team sprints towards the wall behind team A and joins the players waiting behind team B.

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Basics: Standing spike Defence: General Drill type: Small team against small team Section: Warming-up Serve reception: General ...