Defense: 4 Corner Pit

volleyball defense, passing - This is a defensive drill to help teach aggressiveness with players.



Description
This is a defensive drill to help teach aggressiveness with players.

Setup
  1. Four marked corners of one side of the court (floor tape)
  2. Coach standing on box on opposite side of the net
  3. Defensive player in middle of receiving side of court


Instructions
  1. Coach or player hits off of a box to any of the four corners.
  2. Player must contact each ball before it hits the ground.
  3. Continue drill for a set amount of time, a set number of balls, or touches. 
  4. Give penalty for any ball that lands within one of the four corners.
Note:  The person on the box has the control of the difficulty of the drill.  Going slow will focus on the contacts, the faster you go the more conditioning becomes involved.
Variations
  • Two Players, with faster ball entry.
  • Coach may tip or down ball to corner instead of hitting.

Coaching Points
  • Have defense player calling the ball every time they pass
  • Ready position, on toes, quick to react and move to ball

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