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Kids Volleyball Coaching > the Spike Jump

Focus
Spiking, Offence.
Skills
Spiking.
Purpose
This drill aims to refine a players attacking run up.
difficulty
Difficulty
group
Players
+
ball
Balls
cone
Cones
0
  • Setup

    (CO) stand in Zone 3 with a trolley of volleyballs. A group of players (A) queue behind a cone in Zone 5.
  • Step 1

    (CO) tosses the volleyball up towards the net in Zone 4.
  • Step 2

    Player (A) times their run and jump to catch the ball at the exact point they would spike it.
    Remember the 2 step jump routine
    Bend the knees and spring into a jump
  • Step 3

    After (A) catches the ball, run around the net and back to the back of the queue.
  • Step 4

    (CO) can control the speed and direction of their tosses.
    Try switching the drill to Zone 2.
    Change the position of the (CO) who is acting as the setter.
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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.
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.
Skills
Passing, Setting.
Difficulty
skill level
Groups of
group
group-arrow
icon-group
3
Balls/grp
ball
1
Cones
cone
0
Focus
Passing, Setting (Overhead Pass), Ball Control, Spiking, Endurance.
Skills
Spiking, Passing, Setting.
Difficulty
skill level
Groups of
group
group-arrow
icon-group
8
Balls/grp
ball
4
Cones
cone
0
Focus
Setting (Overhead Pass), Ball Control.
Skills
Setting.
Difficulty
skill level
Players
group
12+
Balls
ball
5
Cones
cone
0
Focus
Spiking, Offence, Blocking, Defence.
Skills
Spiking, Blocking, Setting.
Difficulty
skill level
Groups of
group
group-arrow
icon-group
2
Balls/grp
ball
1
Cones
cone
0
Focus
Ball Control, 1 vs 1, Serving.
Skills
Serving.
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