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Zone 6 - Digging/Setting from Serve

Focus
Passing, Setting (Overhead Pass), Ball Control, Spiking, Serve Receive, Defence.
Skills
Serving, Defensive Dig, Spiking, Passing, Individual Defence, Setting.
Purpose
This drill focuses on developing a players ability to transition from a defensive receiving position to an attacking position in a game like setup.
difficulty
Difficulty
group
Players
4+
ball
Balls
3
cone
Cones
0
  • Setup

    (B) starts on the baseline in Zone 6. In the same side of the court, two players (D) and (C) stand at the net in Zones 4 and 2 with a ball each. A server (A) has a ball on the opposite service line.
  • Step 1

    (A) serves the ball over the net towards Zone 6.
  • Step 2

    (B) moves forward and SETS the ball up, towards Zone 3.
  • Step 3

    (B) then readjusts and faces player (C) while remaining in Zone 6.
  • Step 4

    (C) the spikes a ball firmly down, while (B) digs, and passes back to them if possible.
  • Step 5

    (B) then readjusts again quickly and receives another firm spike, this time from (D) in Zone 2.
  • Step 6

    (B) digs again or passes the ball back towards (D).
  • Step 7

    (C) then TOSSES to (B). This time, (B) must SET the ball high to the net of Zone 4.
  • Step 8

    (C) then turns to an outside hitter and spikes over the net to 'win' a point.
  • Step 9

    Rotate players when necessary.
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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
cone
0
Focus
Setting (Overhead Pass), Ball Control.
Skills
Setting.
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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
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
group-arrow
icon-group
6
Balls/grp
ball
6
Cones
cone
0
Focus
Setting (Overhead Pass), Ball Control.
Skills
Setting.
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Difficulty
skill level
Players
group
+
Balls
ball
Cones
cone
0
Focus
Passing, Ball Control, 1 vs 1.
Skills
Serving.
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