Over the Net Pepper Drill
This warm-up will focus on ball control of a ball coming over the net. This volleyball drill will focus on digging, setting, and returning a controlled ball to their partner on the other side of the net.

Over the Net Pepper Drill

This warm-up will focus on ball control of a ball coming over the net. This volleyball drill will focus on digging, setting, and returning a controlled ball to their partner on the other side of the net.

Over the Net Pepper Drill

Setup

  1. Split into groups of 2 with a ball each.
  2. One player on each side of the net.

Instructions

  1. One player starts with a ball played over the net in a downward flight.
  2. Player two must dig the ball to themselves, set the ball to themselves, then return a ball on a downward flight to the other player.
  3. Continue this pattern until players become comfortable with each of the hits.

Variations

  • Spread the players farther apart while continuing to focus on getting the ball to their partner.
  • Only allow a overhead set, then hit on the next touch.

Coaching Points

Focus on:

  • good digging technique
  • good setting technique
  • good spiking technique

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Over the Net Pepper Drill

This warm-up will focus on ball control of a ball coming over the net. This volleyball drill will focus on digging, setting, and returning a controlled ball to their partner on the other side of the net.

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