Volleyball Defense Drills. These volleyball defensive drills will help improve both individual and team defending skills. Volleyball Defense Drills. Perfect Passes. This drill is to practice passing multiple repetitions, staying low and shuffling. Hitting Drill: Turn-Go-Hit. This volleyball drill will practice defensive movements and transition into hitting from defensive movements.
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Great Defensive Drill. Mike Johnson, University of Notre Dame associate head coach and former Xavier University head coach, presents a defensive drill that works on digging and rallies. Your players will get a chance to defend against a full team for a set duration of time to see how many points they can get. Steps for drill.
Digging, overhead digging, chasing down tips and deflections, covering hitters ... volleyball defense encompasses a myriad of different situations and these defense drills will help you train scrappy defenders that can handle anything. September 4, 2021.
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The Art of Coaching Volleyball. If you're sick of answering, “Was that ball mine?” consider running this defensive drill that works on communication, defensive pursuit, anticipation, and teamwork. Jen Dejarld, the head coach at Mother McAuley High School, uses this drill weekly with her team and provides tips for implementation in this video.
This volleyball drill has the effect on the ability of volleyball players to occupy the right positions for defense and move quickly during the game. Five-on-Five Dig or Die Drill. This volleyball drill has to be practiced by two teams. Each of teams has to consist of 5 players. Doing this volleyball drill helps improve overall team defense.
Volleyball Defense Strategies for Players. Here are our top volleyball defense concepts that players need to know. 1. Proper Positioning. Backcourt defensive volleyball players should be on the balls of their feet, in medium or low body position with body forward and butt down. This ensures the arms will be between the ball and the floor.
Defensive transition drill. Defensive transition challenges players to have 50% efficiency or better when defending against attackers. By keeping hitting stats on a white board, you can gauge both the efficiency of the offense and effectiveness of the defense. The goal for the defense is to stop the attackers at least 5 times out of 10.
Arm Swing Isolation. Best for younger players, this drill is meant to work on a hitter’s arm swing and ball contact. Positions & Equipment: Net side 1: Jump Box or hitting platform, Coach and ...
contact ball - reach high, contact the ball out in front of hitting shoulder (hitter should be able to see hand on ball, or she is probably too far in front of the ball) hand on ball - open hand, fingers spread and make hand stiff (“like a board”) contacting first with palm