Playable vs. Hittable Ball Volleyball Coaching Drill Progression

Teaching players to convert or at least make smart plays with bad sets is a very important and tough task for most coaches at any level. Coaches want players to be aggressive and smart “Taking out the trash” set, thus lowering the opponents opportunity to score in transition while most importantly not making a hitting…

Hitting Lines Drills – 2 Balls, One Fast, then Another Slower With Transition Footwork – Chris Austin (6 Videos)

This videos features a different version of the hitting lines warm up drills. Each player gets 2 balls, one fast, then another slower ball which simulates transition footwork with a slower set. This drill again shows how much thought Cris puts into every drill and designing his practice to maximize good touches and game like situations.

Joust or Tool The Blocker Offensive Hitting Drill with Chris Austin (3 Videos)

This series of 3 videos features Chris Austin teaching his players the important skills of jousting and tooling the block. This is another series of videos that highlights how good Chris is as a coach. He is able to help and teach his players a new skill quickly and because of how the drill is designed and how he teaches, the player experience allot of transfer and pick up the skill rather quickly.

Wes Schneider – Tough Swings Volleyball Drill – Round 2

Round 2 of the tough swings drill from earlier. This video sequence includes more verbal cues from the coaches as well as watching the opposites now run the drill. As stated earlier Wes runs this drill to help his attackers deal with a defense that they are not used to particularly on a bad pass where the defense knows the ball is going to the outside.

Wes Schneider – Tough Swings Volleyball Drill – Round 1

This video features Wes Schneider running the tough swings volleyball drill. Wes run this drill to simulate the tough situations, particularly the tough and large block his hitters will face in matches competing in the NCAA MPSF division. In this volleyball drill for hitters, his spikers have to hit against his 2 biggest blockers where the blockers know the ball is going to the hitter. (Hitter gets 4 out 5 sets!)

Dan Fisher High Ball Out Side Hitting Work Drill & Passing Ladders Drill

These videos contain the high ball outside hitting drill. This is done to have middles expand their skills to outside hitting. Dan Fisher’s starting outside hitter and star got injured a few weeks before playoffs. As a result they were forced to move middles outside to fill the gap. Also the some of the other players are doing passing ladders.

Tom Black – Hut to Five Volleyball Drill From Practice 1

Hut to Five volleyball drill – Is a drill run early in the season to help middles with their eye sequence and to help them have better technique and make better moves when they block. Additionally it is a great drill for outside hitters to work on attacking as well as for defense to work on defending the outside attack.

Tom Black Outside Hitter Volleyball Tutor Drills From Practice 1

Outside Hitter Tutor Volleyball Drills – This drill works on specific needs of your outside hitters. Note we have included the conversation from the office where Tom discusses this drill in detail.

Volleyball Practice Plan 1 by Andor Gyulai Part 4

This part of the practice contains early season team drills designed to improve volleyball passing and hitting as a team. These team volleyball passing drills are also progression drills meaning they build on each other. This means that skills and technique are improved more rapidly and players see results faster. These drills specifically focus on out side hitters!

Volleyball Drills for Setters: Dig, Set, Spike

his Volleyball Drill is for Setters and Hitters to work on running plays off of an in-system pass. Each Setter will gain court awareness during this fast-paced drill. Each rep will make them a better player along with making their teammates better at passing and hitting.

Skill Level: This Volleyball Drill is used for beginner to intermediate skill level.

Volleyball Drills for Outside Hitters: Cover Yourself

Purpose: This volleyball drill is for outside hitters to learn how to see the block on approach and be able to cover themselves when hitting into the block then preparing to attack again.
Skill Level: This volleyball drill can be used for intermediate to advanced skill level.
# Players: This drill is designed for 3 players with the primary focus on the outside hitter.

Volleyball Drills for Outside Hitters: Running to Transition

This volleyball drill is for Outside Hitters’ quickness and timing. It helps the hitters become smarter players on the court, move better on defense and are all round better in transition spiking.

Skill Level: This volleyball drill can be used for beginner to advanced skill level.

# Players: This drill is designed for 1-3 players. A variation of the drill can include blockers.

Volleyball Drills for Outside Hitter and Blockers: Transition and Attack Against Block

This offensive volleyball drill can be used to help your Outside Hitters focus on discipline, ball control, timing and hitting.

Skill Level: This offensive volleyball drill can be used for intermediate skill level.

# Players: This drill is designed for 3-8 players. A variation of the drill can include defense and offensive covering.

Volleyball Drills for Outside Hitters: Back Row Attacks with Reach and Snap

This drill for volleyball can be used to improve all of your hitters contact point focusing them to reach high and snap on the ball when spiking. Also great for back row attacks and ball control.

Skill Level: This drill for volleyball can be used for intermediate to advanced skill level.

# Players: This drill is designed for 1-8 players. A variation of the drill can include blockers, defense and offensive covering.

Volleyball Drills for Outside Hitters: Defense to Hitting Transition

This volleyball drill can be used to improve your outside hitters defense after blocking as well as help them transition from playing defense to getting out and ready to spike a ball in the 4 position. Skill Level: This drill for volleyball can be used for players of all skill levels. # Players: This drill is…