Prince Albert Volleyball Club (PAVC)
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 Game-like Volleyball Drills This is an extremely important concept. Players learn to play volleyball by repeating the skills exactly like in the game. Volleyball drills should always be as game-like as possible. How to Transfer Basic Volleyball Skills into the Game? How to Learn to Play Volleyball? After the basic skills have been introduced, volleyball players are ready to learn how to put the basic skills into the game. In this phase players apply learned basic skills in the drills, which mimic the game as closely as possible.What do we mean by Game-like Volleyball Drills?For example hitting against the block from the setter's set is more game-like than hitting from the coach's toss without a block. · "Serve-Pass-Set-Spike-Block-Defense" - sequence as a whole, or some shorter combinations of it should be used in the drills as much as possible. · The ball should be flying over the net. · Players should learn to use the skills against the opponent. Example: Game-like Drill? Let's look at this simple set up to practice defense. On the left there is a basic set up to learn to defend line and angle swings. Let's assume the coach has introduced digging and wants them to practice digging techniques in position 1 and 5. What is game-like in this drill? · C1 and C2 are often placed on the stand to spike the volleyballs over the net to the defenders. What is good in it? This is a better way to introduce the digging skills than hitting the volleyball to the defenders without the net.
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Game-like Volleyball Drills This is an extremely important concept. Players learn to play volleyball by repeating the skills exactly like in the game. Volleyball drills should always be as game-like as possible. How to Transfer Basic Volleyball Skills into the Game? How to Learn to Play Volleyball? After the basic skills have been introduced, volleyball players are ready to learn how to put the basic skills into the game. In this phase players apply learned basic skills in the drills, which mimic the game as closely as possible. What do we mean by Game-like Volleyball Drills?For example hitting against the block from the setter's set is more game-like than hitting from the coach's toss without a block. · "Serve-Pass-Set-Spike-Block-Defense" - sequence as a whole, or some shorter combinations of it should be used in the drills as much as possible. · The ball should be flying over the net. · Players should learn to use the skills against the opponent. Example: Game-like Drill? Let's look at this simple set up to practice defense. On the left there is a basic set up to learn to defend line and angle swings. Let's assume the coach has introduced digging and wants them to practice digging techniques in position 1 and 5. What is game-like in this drill? · C1 and C2 are often placed on the stand to spike the volleyballs over the net to the defenders. What is good in it?  This is a better way to introduce the digging skills than hitting the volleyball to the defenders without the net.