Defensive drills will help individual and team defending skills.
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Latest Volleyball Defense Drills
This drill is to practice passing multiple repetitions, staying low and shuffling.
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 is a defensive drill to help teach aggressiveness with players.
This drill will teach aggressiveness while playing a defensive position.
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 drill is to practice ball control, communication, teamwork, and warm up for hitting.
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 blocking drill teachers players how to face a double block.
This volleyball drill will teach the defensive player to be aggressive and ready to move.
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 teaches proper movement for free ball transitions.
This drill is to practice ball control as a warm up to hitting, while working on communication and teamwork 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 ball control drill is designed to teach the pass, set, hit tempo from behind the volleyball ten foot line.
This fast paced drill will focus on back row attacking from behind the ten foot line.
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 teaches back row attacking and how to defend back row attacks.
This defensive drill focuses on the middle back player's movement around the back of the court.
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.