Volleyball drills are important for enhancing various skills such as footwork, ball control, timing, and fast decision-making.
They’re also important for turning these skills into habits that you can rely on, game after game.
This article is a compilation of 28 volleyball drills to help you develop the skills that you need in court.
Each drill is complete with a brief intro of how it works, what it’s used for, how to set it up, step-by-step instructions for executing it, variations, and even coaching points to get the most out of each drill.Continue reading...
The Butterfly Drill is well known by anyone who has played any form of organized volleyball.
It’s a versatile drill that can be used as a warmup or in practice to hone a variety of skills. Coaches of all levels use the Butterfly Drill in volleyball regularly.
This drill can be altered to focus on serving, passing, or setting. In its classic form, all three are emphasized.
Keep reading to find out how the butterfly drill can benefit you or your team, how to perform the drill in multiple formats, and more.Continue reading...
The best drills in volleyball keep players active and engaged without sacrificing form.
We often see players running mindless drills that cause them to disconnect with the moment and begin going “through the motions.”
Be assured – Queen of the Court (or Monarch or King or Ruler) is not one of these mind-numbing drills!Continue reading...
If there is a volleyball around, it is likely to be picked up for a game of “pepper”.
Typically used as a warmup drill, pepper is an easy way to mimic the three main skills used throughout a match: