Volleyball Warm-up Drill: High Energy Continuous Butterfly
This is a high energy, high repetition volleyball warm-up drill that requires players to communicate and concentrate while moving quickly
Drills to improve your setter's speed to the ball | The Art of Coaching Volleyball
Setters have a tendency to wait too long to head to the net. Use these drills to help setters recognize WHEN to leave and HOW to get there quickly!
Drill to reduce unforced errors and win big points | The Art of Coaching Volleyball
Western Washington coach Diane Flick runs a drill here that discourages unforced errors and helps players handle high-pressure points. The way it works: The game goes to 15, and teams can't have any unforced errors between 0 and 5. They can make one unforced error between 6 and 10 and none between 11 and 15. […]
Help your outside hitters generate more power | The Art of Coaching Volleyball
University of San Diego coach Brent Hilliard, a former Olympian and NCAA Player of the Year at Long Beach State, pulled aside freshman OH Jenny Lauber after a recent practice and gave her a quick clinic on hitting with more power. Art of Coaching was there to document it and asked Hilliard about it afterward. […]
Scrap Drill - Art of Coaching Volleyball
This fast-paced drill helps your front-row players get used to getting low and playing a ball out of the net. Have pairs rotate through, with each duo attemp...
Become a Better Passer with the “Russian Passing Drill”
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Tryout drill: 3 attackers vs. 6-player defense | The Art of Coaching Volleyball
This is a good drill to determine how well outside hitters can deal with a challenging block/defense. Play begins when the ball gets “bowled” in deep to the 3-player side, which consists of a passer, setter, and attacker. Two or 3 players stand in line behind the court on that side, ready to enter as […]
Off-the-net scrap drill | The Art of Coaching Volleyball
This fast-paced drill helps your front-row players get used to getting low and playing a ball out of the net. Have pairs rotate through, with each duo attempting to successfully pass a ball that was tossed into the net so that their partner can jump and hit it over the net. First pair to 5 […]
21 down serve-and-receive drill | The Art of Coaching Volleyball
21 Down is a competitive serving and serve-receive drill. First team to zero points loses the drill. Teams are divided in equal number and capability. The drill follows a pass-and-replace pattern that goes like this: Passers receive a ball, and no matter the outcome, they get off the court and a new passer takes […]
4 v. 4 serving and passing drill | The Art of Coaching Volleyball
The competitive drill you’ll see here gives players maximum serve- and serve-receive reps. It was run at a recent practice by Nabil Mardini's women's team at Pierce Community College, which won California Community College Athletic Assn. championships in 2010, 2011 and 2012. Each team has four players, and everybody is front-row eligible. By taking the […]
Creating an out-of-system offense | The Art of Coaching Volleyball
For this drill Lizzy Stemke, head coach at the University of Georgia, wants her players to learn how to force the opposing team to be out-of-system. This 6v6 drill works on players ability to target the setter when they are attacking. This automatically makes the opposing team out-of-system. She also highlights the importance of blocking […]
Watch a Fun and Competitive Drill to Work on Communication!
Thanh Pham and his University of St. Thomas program has a conference winning percentage of .900 in league play. Now, you can get insight from this highly suc...
Jim Stone's dig to the middle drill | The Art of Coaching Volleyball
During a volleyball match, the ball won’t always go to the setter. That’s why former Ohio State coach Jim Stone trains all of his players to set the hitter. The "dig to the middle" drill helps by teaching players to run an out-of-system offense. Here’s how it works: Player 1 hits a line shot toward […]
Extremely Effective Netball Defence Drills! | TopNetballDrills.com
Practice defending with these incredibly effective netball defending drills that'll have players defending like a total pro in no time at all!
5-3-5-3-5 passing drill | The Art of Coaching Volleyball
Consistency is critical in serve receive. A drill like 5-3-5-3-5 will help your players get serve receive reps while forcing them to stay at the top of their game with consistent passing: