Defense: Touch Ten!
This drill will teach aggressiveness while playing a defensive position.

Defense: Touch Ten!

This drill will teach aggressiveness while playing a defensive position.

Defense: Touch Ten!

Setup

  1. Three hitting lines and a setter on one side
  2. Defender on opposite side, may start where ever they choose
  3. Coach tossing balls to setter

Instructions

  1. Run hitting lines with all three hitters.
  2. Coach tosses balls to the setter.
  3. Set can set any hitter, any set.
  4. Hitter tries to keep the ball away from the defender.
  5. The defender must touch ten balls before rotating out.
  6. Defense can start anywhere they want

Variations

  1. Add defenders
  2. Have two hitters and allow the setter to dump.
  3. Beginners can have less then ten to touch, for example...3 if they are just learning

Coaching Points

  • Encouraging passer to "Read the hitter."

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Defense: Touch Ten!

This drill will teach aggressiveness while playing a defensive position.

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