Remember anything can be drilled. The best way to prepare your team for pressure is to practice pressure. Here are three drills that I've used before. First: Ensure that your team has warmed up and stretched. Also allow your players to practice serving for a few minutes. For each drill: Every player needs two balls.
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Dan Fisher Volleyball Warm Up Drill – 20 Pressure Passes Drill. This video contains a volleyball warm up drill utilized by Dan Fisher called the 20 Pressure Passes Volleyball Drill. Dan stresses warming up in non traditional ways meaning warming up the players while working on skills on the net. This warm up drill works on passing and passing under pressure!
Drills to prepare for pressure situations. Practices should simulate competitive situations and the game atmosphere as much as possible. Try to have "dress rehearsals" during practice at least once a week. Make the athlete face what they will face in the real game. Reserve parts of every practice to simulate games.
Amoeba. This drill has a time limit, so it introduces pressure—not only for serving, but for hitting a target so accurately that another player can catch it from a seated position. This loud ...
This is one of the best volleyball serving drills for developing pinpoint accuracy inside of a zone and learning how to serve consistently under pressure. Drill Setup: Teams are divided equally behind serving lines on each side of the court; Each court has two zones with six small cones inside each zone (12 per side) Each player gets a ball
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WHEN TO USE THIS DRILL. This drill allows you to simulate game-like pressure for your players. With their performance so obvious to everyone on the team, they are not able to hide poor performance as easily as they can in most practice drills. I used this drill to demonstrate playing time decisions, and had a chat with the player after the drill.
Volleyball Serving Relay. This drill allows players to serve while under "game like" pressure. Volleyball Ball Control: Two person Four Square. This volleyball drill increases accuracy in down balls to desired locations while also increasing communication skills between players. Volleyball Back Row Attack: Ping Pong
There are a TON of volleyball drills out there…. But when you only have 1 hour for practice, there is a TON of pressure to pick the “right” ones! This can be overwhelming for even experienced coaches, and new volleyball coaches tend to get hung up right from the start. Don’t worry!