Middle School / Jr. High
Middle school drills will focus on drills for players ages 10-14.
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middle school / jr. high
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Latest Volleyball Drills
This volleyball drill will practice decision making between lateral and inside the body passing.
This drill is to practice passing multiple repetitions, staying low and shuffling.
This drill will help practice short serves.
This volleyball drill will practice defensive movements and transition into hitting from defensive movements.
This drill will teach players how to practice passing using lateral passing techniques.
This drill is to encourage passing short serves from a short position.
This drill demonstrates how to practice moving in a low position and directing the platform to the target.
This drill will help players learn how to pass balls that are coming off the net.
This is a defensive drill to help teach aggressiveness with players.
This drill will teach aggressiveness while playing a defensive position.
This drill will practice moving left to right and passing.
This volleyball drill helps to practice moving left to right and passing, while staying in a low position while moving to the ball.
This drill focuses on hitting middle out of serve receive.
This drill is to practice serve receive, and understand the importance of a good pass!
This drill will allow players to practice serving straight across the court and also help with serve receive.
This drill is to practice ball control over the net while keeping players focused on where the volleyball is coming from.
This warm up drill practices ball control over the net with a partner.
This drill is to practice ball control, communication, teamwork, and warm up for hitting.
This drill is to practice back row attacks to desired locations as well as increase communication skills.
This drill teaches blockers when to block, hit an overpass, or back off the net and pass.
This is a good running warm up for teams with large numbers of players.
This drill is good for warm up while practicing communication and ball control.
This volleyball drill will emphasize the importance of first swing sideouts.
This drill will practice running the offense out of serve receive with emphasis on termination.
This volleyball drill will practice hitting against the block and transitioning off the net.
This drill will practice the importance of terminating the ball by a hitter (getting a kill).
This high energy drill focuses on blocking, attacking, and endurance!
This drill practices effective roll shots to a specified target.
This drill focuses on serving short, inside the ten foot line.
This drill will help players learn to jump serve from the end line when serving to a target area.
This volleyball drill will practice serving accurately and getting to a base position as quickly as possible.
This volleyball drill will practice hitting and digging down balls.
This drill will practice using and controlling a down ball.
This volleyball drill will teach the defensive player to be aggressive and ready to move.
This drill allows players to practice serving to all six zones of the court.
This drill allows players to serve while under "game like" pressure.
This volleyball drill helps players understand proper movement for free ball transition, when passing to the setter.
This volleyball drill teaches players how to get into a free ball offense.
This drill is to practice ball control as a warm up to hitting, while working on communication and teamwork between players.
This volleyball drill teaches how to hit a down ball to a desired location as well as work on communication skills between players.
This volleyball drill increases accuracy in down balls to desired locations while also increasing communication skills between players.
This elimination drill teaches players how to pin point exactly where they want their hit to go.
This drill will focus on all the necessary footwork to be a middle hitter and blocker.
This fast paced drill is to teach the setter how to quickly transition to the net.
This is a great drill for players to work on serve receive and hitting at the same time.
This drill focuses on passing free balls to the setter, allowing the setter to make a good outside set to the hitter.
This drill is to teach the defender how to dig the ball out of the net on the return.
This volleyball drill teaches the importance of trying your best for every point and trying to get every ball!
This volleyball coverage drill will teach the team how to cover their hitters.
This drill focuses on serving to the corners of the opposing court.
This drill teaches back row attacking and how to defend back row attacks.
This drill will help practice ball control using different types of contacts.
This is a three person setting drill where the middle players switches directions.
Simple ball control drill that focuses on setting technique.
Advanced pepper game where players pass and set to themselves before down balling it to their partner.
This drill works on blocking, footwork, and making sure the middle blocker closes the block with the right or left front player.
This is a game situation drill which allows setting only for one team and passing only for the other team.
This is a ball control drill that starts in partners and eventually ends with the whole team passing/setting together.
A warm-up time for each player to warm up arms and shoulders before practice begins and at the same time be working on basic skills and ball control.
This simple drill helps ALL players on a team develop the overhead pass or set.
This defensive drill focuses on the middle back player's movement around the back of the court.
This partner setting and overhead passing drill works on perfecting the overhead pass and setting in partners. In this drill, one player is working on their setting skills while the other player is only responsible for throwing the ball to the working player.
This volleyball 3v3 drill is great to teach your offense how to read and react to the defense. Players are forced to read whether the defense has blockers and must react to each scenario.
This partner forearm passing drill works on perfecting the forearm pass in partners. In this drill, one player is working while the other player is only responsible for throwing the ball to the working player.
This volleyball serving drill focuses on serving accuracy to the corners of the court.
This is a individual volleyball setting drill that focuses on setting ball control and overhead passes. This setting drill can be performed at home or during training.
This is a individual passing drill that is intended to focus on learning the forearm pass and ball control with the forearm. This is a drill that can be done at home or in the gym during training.
This is a great warm up drill that focuses on correct passing form when running cross court or short.
This is a great drill to teach players how to serve to a specific person or position.
This is a great serving drill to teach players to serve to a specific zone.
This is a basic warm up drill for players to learn ball control while passing.
This is a fun passing drill to teach players how to quickly move and pass a ball to a specified target.
This volleyball drill focuses on hitting a down ball to a specific area after a series of touches.
This is a great drill to focus on ball control and movement on the court.
This setting drill will focus on the techniques surrounding back setting at long distances for accuracy and control.
This pepper drill is great for working on ball control as it works on a variety of contact types.
This is a great volleyball setting drill that focuses solely on the overhead pass.
This is a great passing drill that focuses on good passing technique as well as movement after the pass.
This is a great passing drill for beginners to learn to move to the ball and pass to the setter position.
This volleyball pepper drill will focus on the rhythm of passing, setting, and hitting over the net to a specific target.
This volleyball serving drill will put pressure on the server to concentrate and make an accurate serve.
This volleyball setting drill focuses on bettering the ball after a bad pass.
This volleyball setting drill focuses on cross court setting and delivering a hittable set.
This volleyball hitting drill focuses on hitting down the line as well as getting into a passing rhythm setting up the shot down the line.
This setting drill will focus on setting and passing overhead from different angles on the net and passing back to these targets.
This warm-up will focus on ball control of a ball coming over the net. This volleyball drill will focus on digging, setting, and returning a controlled ball to their partner on the other side of the net.
This volleyball setting and overhead passing warm-up focuses on setting and passing with the overhead pass. This is a great setting drill that focuses on movement after the pass and looking for open areas of the court.