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Solo Digger

Focus
Passing, Setting (Overhead Pass), Ball Control, Spiking, Offence, Serve Receive, Defence.
Skills
Defensive Dig, Spiking, Passing, Individual Defence, Setting.
Purpose
This drill aims at teaching the player to read the play and to position themselves accordingly so they can make an effective pass, while incorporating setting and spiking practise.
difficulty
Difficulty
group
Players
5+
ball
Balls
2
cone
Cones
0
  • Setup

    2v2 (Green v Red). (A) starts with the ball on the service line. Red team (B) & (C) a in a defence formation.
  • Step 1

    Player (A) serves the ball over the net towards the Red team.
  • Step 2

    Player (B) adjusts their position and digs/passes to (C).
  • Step 3

    (C) then sets up (B) for a spike.
  • Step 4

    Meanwhile, (D) is ready for the spike on the attack line.
  • Step 5

    (B) spikes the ball down and (D) attempts to dig up and save the point.
  • Step 6

    Coach can decide how the scoring works for this drill.
    e.g. If (D) digs before it touches the floor, they win a point.
    If (B) fails to reach the ground with their spike, they lose a life.
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Groups of
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2
Balls/grp
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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
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Focus
Setting (Overhead Pass), Ball Control.
Skills
Setting.
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group
11+
Balls
ball
2
Cones
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Focus
Passing, Setting (Overhead Pass), Ball Control.
Skills
Passing, Setting.
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Difficulty
skill level
Groups of
group
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3
Balls/grp
ball
3
Cones
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Focus
Endurance, Defence.
Skills
Defensive Dig, Individual Defence.
play
video
Difficulty
skill level
Groups of
group
group-arrow
icon-group
2
Balls/grp
ball
1
Cones
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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.
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video
Difficulty
skill level
Groups of
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4
Balls/grp
ball
1
Cones
cone
0
Focus
Ball Control.
Skills
Defensive Dig, Spiking, Setting.
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