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Mark and Vital's alternative for free hitting

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Diagram for the volleyball drill 'Mark and Vital's alternative for free hitting'

All players spike on their own positions in turns:

  • Outside hitters spike on position 2, 4, or 6.
  • Middle hitters spike on position 3.
  • Opposites spike on position 1, 2, or 4.

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Attacking: Position 1 Attacking: Position 2 Attacking: Position 3 Attacking: Position 4 Attacking: Position 5 ...

Russian passing drill

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Diagram for the volleyball drill 'Russian passing drill'

A tosses his ball to B. B forearm passes this ball back to A, turns around, and moves backwards to the position shown in the diagram. C tosses his ball to B. B passes this ball back to C, turns around, and moves backwards to his original position.

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Basics: Forearm pass/bump Drill type: Cooperating group without net Section: Core I

Backward setting - three players, two balls

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Diagram for the volleyball drill 'Backward setting - three players, two balls'

A overhead passes his ball to B. B plays this ball backwards to C. Simultaneously, C overhead passes his ball to A. Afterwards, we're back in the starting situation and the drills continues as before.

Basics: Overhead pass Drill type: Cooperating group without net Section: Core I Setting: Backward

Digging twice on position 1 or 5

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Diagram for the volleyball drill 'Digging twice on position 1 or 5'

V continuously digs a tip from A followed by a spiked ball from B.

A and B both hold a ball. A tips his ball towards V and catches the ball that V passes back. Immediately afterwards, B spikes a ball towards V. While V digs the spiked ball to A, A tosses his ball to B. A immediately tips the ball passed by V back and the drill continues as before.

Basics: Standing spike Defence: Defence formation Defence: General Drill type: Cooperating group without net Section: Core I

High-intensity interval training with Avital

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Diagram for the volleyball drill 'High-intensity interval training with Avital'

A1 and A2 each have a ball that they toss towards the players in front of them and catch once they are passed back. B1, B2, and B3 pass the tossed balls back to A1 and A2, and sprint from A1 to A2 and vice versa. A3 is the spare player.

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Basics: Forearm pass/bump Basics: Overhead pass Drill type: Individal Section: Conclusion

High-intensity interval training on half of the court

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Diagram for the volleyball drill 'High-intensity interval training on half of the court'

Pairs of two A and B face each other on half a court. One of the players of pair B into the court of pair A. Pair A digs, sets, and hits this ball. Immediately afterwards, the other player of pair B tosses another ball into the court of pair A. This process repeats itself for a fixed amount of time, after which the pairs switch roles.

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Attacking: General Defence: General Drill type: Game phase in isolation Section: Conclusion Setting: General

High-intensity interval training around the court

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Diagram for the volleyball drill 'High-intensity interval training around the court'

The players holding a ball at the net toss balls towards the other player that are just playable. The other players sprint from one position to the other along the indicated routes and pass the tossed balls back.

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Basics: Forearm pass/bump Basics: Overhead pass Drill type: Individal Section: Conclusion

Forwards and backwards

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Diagram for the volleyball drill 'Forwards and backwards'

A overhead passes the ball to position 3. B moves to position 3 and sets the ball backwards to C. A takes B's position and B takes A's position.

The exercise is now in the mirrored form of the starting point and continues in the same way.

Basics: Overhead pass Drill type: Cooperating group without net Section: Core I Setting: Backward Setting: Overhead

Middle blocker takes over the set II

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Diagram for the volleyball drill 'Middle blocker takes over the set II'

Setter S of team A serves and takes his position on the court. Team B spikes on position 2 or 4.

If S defends the spike, M takes over the set. If someone else defends the spike, S penetrates and sets.

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Attacking: General Attacking: Position 2 Attacking: Position 4 Blocking: General Blocking: Position 2 ...

Middle blocker takes over the set I

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Diagram for the volleyball drill 'Middle blocker takes over the set I'

SV calls out "left" or "right", after which M1 forms a block with the player to his left or right. Immediately after the block, SV tosses a ball to the middle of the court. M1 sets the ball to A1 or A2. A1 or A2 spikes the ball and M2 tries to block the spike.

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Attacking: General Attacking: Position 2 Attacking: Position 4 Blocking: General Blocking: Individual block ...