Down Ball Challenge
This volleyball drill will practice hitting and digging down balls.

Down Ball Challenge

This volleyball drill will practice hitting and digging down balls.

Down Ball Challenge

Setup

1.  One setter per side

2.  Two players playing behind the ten foot line
3.  Two coaches throwing in free balls or hitting down balls

Instructions

1.  Coach enters in the free ball, or down ball to alternating sides

2.  Players passes ball to setter
3.  Setter sets one of the two players
4.  Players move their feet into position and hits a down ball over the net
5.  Play ball out, until the ball is dead, winning side scores a point
6.  Area within the ten foot line is out of bounds
7.  Play to a specified number of points

Variations

1.  Add a blocker

Coaching Points

1.  Coach is making sure the down ball is contacted from behind the ten foot line

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Down Ball Challenge

This volleyball drill will practice hitting and digging down balls.

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