As a player, coach, and spectator, you have a chance to see many different types of drills at practices, games, and tournaments. The most common drill you will see, without a doubt, is one form or another of hitting lines. Hitting lines are when a team works on their offense as a warm-up, and they usually have very little time in games to do this.
In her book, Coaching Volleyball Successfully, Sally Kus shares how to make drills game-like. This is something which gets a lot of attention in coaching circles these days (see my post on random vs. blocked training). Here are those steps. Identify the skill. Go back one play. Start the drill there. Perform the skill. Perform the next in the sequence.
Developing game-like, competitive drills involves putting emphasis on a specific aspect of the sport by playing a game. This can be done by manipulating one or more of the following variables: Dimensions of the court. Scoring system. Number of players used. Setting specific rules of play. Changing the way the drill is initiated. In many cases, two or more of these variables are combined. For example, a “2-on-2 short-court” drill, which changes the dimensions of the court and the number ...
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When players know how to set and bump, they are able to run game-like drills and start playing volleyball back and forth over the net. Follow with serving, blocking, spiking and digging skills, etc. In the bottom of this page you find information how to introduce the basic skills for the beginning volleyball players.
1 on 1 warm up drill - Fun Volleyball Drills The volleyball drill starts with a player serving the ball underhand with one player on the other side of the net ready to receive the serve. Each side gets only one hit and the volleyball players must play the ball with their forearms with their hands held together (no one arm contacts) on every hit.
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Volleyball Burpee Passing Drill. Train players to move with the ball in this progression of the low catch passing drill. After catching the ball in a low position, players tap it on the floor to the right, middle, and left of their bodies, then pop up to a standing position. 8. Deliver and Pop Serve Drill.
Create a 4-square court with 2 students in each square. The object is to try to move to Square #1 by passing to other pairs in the square. When a pair makes an error (can’t pass the ball into another pair’s square), they move to Square #4 and all others move up a square.
Scrimmage (if prepping for a first match or tournament, consider eliminating the serving game and running your scrimmage from 6:35pm-6:55pm to allow for questions) Queen of the Court (if you want to end with a fun, high-energy game) Freeball/Downball Drill (another fun, high-energy game, although better for older or more experienced teams)