Passing: Middle or Lateral
This volleyball drill will practice decision making between lateral and inside the body passing.

Passing: Middle or Lateral

This volleyball drill will practice decision making between lateral and inside the body passing.

Passing: Middle or Lateral

Setup

  1. Two passers on one side of net
  2. Two servers on opposite side of passers
  3. Two targets
  4. Cones for passers to shuffle around

Instructions

  1. Server gives passer a serve either inside toward the middle of the court or outside toward the sideline.
  2. If the serve is in the middle of the court the passer must shuffle to the ball and pass the ball from the mid-line of their body to the target.
  3. If the serve is toward the sideline the passer must shuffle to the ball and pass the ball with a lateral pass to the target.
  4. After the pass the passer shuffles back to behind the court.
  5. Each passer passes a set number of balls before rotating positions.

Variations

  • Can start with a toss or down ball before serving to passer

Coaching Points

  • Making sure passer is getting in correct body position and facing their target

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Passing: Middle or Lateral

This volleyball drill will practice decision making between lateral and inside the body passing.

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