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Zone 5 - Serve/Defence

Focus
Passing, Ball Control, Serving, Defence, Downball (Standing Controlled Hit).
Skills
Defensive Dig, Passing, Individual Defence.
Purpose
This drill will teach players to receive a defensive down ball and then be able to make a controlled pass.
difficulty
Difficulty
group
Players
3+
ball
Balls
3
cone
Cones
0
  • Setup

    Player (A) starts with a ball on there service line. (C) and (B) who are 'opponents' are placed in the same side of the court, by the net, in Zones 4 and 2. Each has a ball.
  • Step 1

    (A) serves the ball as accurately as possible over the net.
    Aim for the corners.
    Coach may put a target on the court for the server to aim for.
  • Step 2

    After (A) serves, they must run to zone 4. (B) will then SLAP their ball.
  • Step 3

    (A) then backs away from Zone 4 to the attack line and face (B), who spikes firmly down towards them.
    (B) may toss the ball gently and make it hard for the (A)
  • Step 4

    (A) then digs up to 'save a point'.
  • Step 5

    Meanwhile, (C) SLAPS their ball. (A) must quickly readjust and face a spike from (C)
    (C) may tap the ball gently so (A) has to reach and dig on the floor.
  • Step 6

    (A) then retrieves and gives both volleyballs back to (C) and (B) before joining the queue of servers.
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Groups of
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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.
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play
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Difficulty
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Players
group
11+
Balls
ball
2
Cones
cone
0
Focus
Passing, Setting (Overhead Pass), Ball Control.
Skills
Passing, Setting.
play
video
Difficulty
skill level
Players
group
4+
Balls
ball
3
Cones
cone
0
Focus
Passing, Setting (Overhead Pass), Ball Control, Spiking, Serve Receive, Defence.
Skills
Serving, Defensive Dig, Spiking, Passing, Individual Defence, Setting.
play
video
Difficulty
skill level
Players
group
6+
Balls
ball
2
Cones
cone
0
Focus
Passing, Setting (Overhead Pass), Ball Control, Spiking, Middle Spiker, Offence, Blocking.
Skills
Spiking, Blocking, Passing, Setting.
play
video
Difficulty
skill level
Players
group
4+
Balls
ball
5
Cones
cone
0
Focus
Passing, Ball Control, Serving, Serve Receive, Defence.
Skills
Serving, Defensive Dig, Passing.
play
video
Difficulty
skill level
Players
group
5+
Balls
ball
5
Cones
cone
0
Focus
Setting (Overhead Pass), Ball Control, Middle Spiker.
Skills
Spiking, Setting.
drill
Difficulty
skill level
Groups of
group
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icon-group
6
Balls/grp
ball
6
Cones
cone
0
Focus
Setting (Overhead Pass), Ball Control.
Skills
Setting.
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