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Wall Ball Warm Up #4

Focus
Passing, Setting (Overhead Pass), Ball Control, Spiking, Downball (Standing Controlled Hit).
Skills
Spiking, Passing, Setting.
Purpose
Emphasises ball control and footwork. An excellent warm-up for coaches who don't have a net available. A variation of Wall Warm Up #3, with one player as dedicated 'hitter'.
difficulty
Difficulty
group
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Groups of
2
ball
Balls/grp
1
cone
Cones
0
  • Setup

    Both players start in front of a wall. Ideally, have a marking/line on the wall that the players must play the ball above (simulating a 'net').
  • Step 1

    Player (A) starts by hitting the ball into the wall, where it rebounds to player (B).
    Hits must be above the marking/line on the wall.
    Emphasise that the drill is about ball control and maximising repititions, not about 'winning'.
  • Step 2

    Player (B) plays the ball to themselves (setting or digging), and then sets the ball up for player (A) to hit into the wall. Repeat.
    Again, emphasise that the drill is about control, not trying to beat the other player.
    Player (B) should try to make the first pass high to give themselves time to set.
    Give players a target number of repetitions to aim for (5, 10, etc).
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skill level
Groups of
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2
Balls/grp
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1
Cones
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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
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2
Balls/grp
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1
Cones
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Focus
Passing, Setting (Overhead Pass), Ball Control, Spiking, Dig, Set, Spike (Motion Drill Sequence), Downball (Standing Controlled Hit).
Skills
Spiking, Passing, Setting.
play
video
Difficulty
skill level
Groups of
group
group-arrow
icon-group
2
Balls/grp
ball
1
Cones
cone
0
Focus
Passing, Setting (Overhead Pass), Ball Control, Spiking, Dig, Set, Spike (Motion Drill Sequence), Downball (Standing Controlled Hit).
Skills
Spiking, Passing, Setting.
play
video
Difficulty
skill level
Groups of
group
group-arrow
icon-group
4
Balls/grp
ball
1
Cones
cone
0
Focus
Passing, Ball Control, Endurance.
Skills
Spiking, Passing, Setting.
play
video
Difficulty
skill level
Players
group
3+
Balls
ball
2
Cones
cone
0
Focus
Defence, Downball (Standing Controlled Hit).
Skills
Defensive Dig, Individual Defence.
play
video
Difficulty
skill level
Players
group
3+
Balls
ball
1
Cones
cone
0
Focus
Passing, Spiking, Dig, Set, Spike (Motion Drill Sequence), Offence, Blocking, Defence.
Skills
Defensive Dig, Spiking, Blocking, Passing, Individual Defence, Setting.
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