Line Hitting Drill
This volleyball hitting drill focuses on hitting down the line as well as getting into a passing rhythm setting up the shot down the line.

Line Hitting Drill

This volleyball hitting drill focuses on hitting down the line as well as getting into a passing rhythm setting up the shot down the line.

Line Hitting Drill

Setup

  1. Set up 3 players on each side of the court. A line defender, a setter, and a hitter.
  2. The line defender should position themselves and defend the line opposite the hitter.
  3. The coach needs a supply of balls near the net.

Instructions

  1. The coach throws a free ball to the line defender on one side of the court who passes to the setter.
  2. The setter then sets to the hitter along the side line.
  3. The hitter plays a ball down the line towards the line defender.
  4. The play should continue until the ball is dropped.

Variations

  • Have the players rotate positions every contact following the path of their ball.
  • Change up the location of the players to match your offense or defense.

Coaching Points

  • Focus on bump, set, hitting techniques. 

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Line Hitting Drill

This volleyball hitting drill focuses on hitting down the line as well as getting into a passing rhythm setting up the shot down the line.

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