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Dig Yourself, Set Yourself

Focus
Endurance, Defence.
Skills
Defensive Dig, Individual Defence.
Purpose
To improve skills in recovering a shanked pass or set whilst increasing endurance.
difficulty
Difficulty
group
group-arrow
icon-group
Groups of
3
ball
Balls/grp
3
cone
Cones
0
  • Setup

    3 players start on the baseline, 3m apart. 3 balls are placed on the attack line, spaced 3m apart.
  • Step 1

    On a coaches whistle, player (A) (along with 2 other players) run toward the attack line.
  • Step 2

    Player (A) picks up their ball and throws it at the net.
  • Step 3

    (A) then digs up high to themselves, and catches the ball.
  • Step 4

    After catching the ball, (A) must place the ball on the spot they picked it up from.
  • Step 5

    This continues until: e.g.
    the coach blows their whistle
    players have completed a number of sequences
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demo
play
video
Difficulty
skill level
Groups of
group
group-arrow
icon-group
2
Balls/grp
ball
1
Cones
cone
0
Focus
Setting (Overhead Pass), Spiking, Offence.
Skills
Spiking, Setting.
demo
play
video
Difficulty
skill level
Players
group
5+
Balls
ball
4
Cones
cone
0
Focus
Setting (Overhead Pass), Ball Control.
Skills
Setting.
demo
play
video
Difficulty
skill level
Players
group
11+
Balls
ball
2
Cones
cone
0
Focus
Passing, Setting (Overhead Pass), Ball Control.
Skills
Passing, Setting.
play
video
Difficulty
skill level
Groups of
group
group-arrow
icon-group
2
Balls/grp
ball
1
Cones
cone
0
Focus
Setting (Overhead Pass), Ball Control, Spiking, Endurance, Defence.
Skills
Defensive Dig, Spiking, Passing, Individual Defence.
play
video
Difficulty
skill level
Players
group
6+
Balls
ball
1
Cones
cone
0
Focus
Passing, Ball Control, Endurance, Defence.
Skills
Defensive Dig, Passing.
play
video
Difficulty
skill level
Players
group
5+
Balls
ball
1+
Cones
cone
0
Focus
Passing, Setting (Overhead Pass), Ball Control, Spiking, Middle Spiker, Team, Offence, Serve Receive.
Skills
Serving, Spiking, Passing, Setting.
play
video
Difficulty
skill level
Groups of
group
group-arrow
icon-group
4
Balls/grp
ball
1
Cones
cone
0
Focus
Ball Control.
Skills
Defensive Dig, Spiking, Setting.
play
video
Difficulty
skill level
Players
group
5+
Balls
ball
3+
Cones
cone
0
Focus
Setting (Overhead Pass), Spiking, Offence.
Skills
Spiking, Setting.
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