Volleyball Partner Pass and Down Balls
This drill will practice using and controlling a down ball.

Volleyball Partner Pass and Down Balls

This drill will practice using and controlling a down ball.

Volleyball Partner Pass and Down Balls

Setup

1.  Groups of 3 (tosser, passer, down ball hitter)

2. Tosser on one side of net, passer and hitter on opposite side

Instructions

1.  Player tosses the ball over the net to the short player (passer)

2.  Passer passes the ball up into the air
3.  Deep player (down ball hitter) moves into position and hits a down ball over the net back to the tosser
4.  Switch positions after a set number of repetitions
5.  Can have more then one group doing the same drill at the same time ( Drill image will show two groups of 3)

Variations

1.  Do the same drill without the net

2.  Make the passer use the first contact as an overhead pass

Coaching Points

1.  Watching to make sure down ball hitter gets into position before making contact with the ball

2.  Make sure they are calling the ball

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Volleyball Partner Pass and Down Balls

This drill will practice using and controlling a down ball.

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