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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 ...

Running variations

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Diagram for the volleyball drill 'Running variations'

The players move from behind the serving line to the centre line, to the three-meter line, back to the centre line, and finally to the serving line again. They use various running variations:

Running variations:

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Drill type: Individal Section: Warming-up

Core stability and crunches

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  1. Plank (15 seconds)
  2. Crunches (15)
  3. Sideways plank (15 seconds)
  4. Crunches (15)
  5. Backwards plank (15 seconds)

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Drill type: Individal Section: Warming-up

Team against team

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Team A plays against team B, without any special assignments or adapted scoring system.

Attacking: General Blocking: General Defence: General Drill type: Big team against big team Drill type: Small team against small team ...

Spiking on 4 or 3 after passing

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Diagram for the volleyball drill 'Spiking on 4 or 3 after passing'

SRV serves to passer P. P passes to setter S. S sets to middle hitter M1 or outside hiter A. B and M2 form a two-person block.

SRV takes the position of B, B that of P, P that of R, and R that of SRV. A, S, M1, and M2 stay on their positions.

Attacking: Position 3 Attacking: Position 4 Blocking: Position 2 Blocking: Position 3 Blocking: Two-player block ...

Passing or spiking

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Diagram for the volleyball drill 'Passing or spiking'

SD serves to one of the passers P1 or P2 en moves into the court to defend. The passer passes to setter S. S sets to middle hitter M or the passer that didn't pass. P1 and P2 spike from behind the three-meter line. SD, D1, and D2 try to defend the spike.

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Attacking: Position 3 Attacking: Position 5 Attacking: Position 6 Defence: General Drill type: Game phase in isolation ...