FIVB Beach Volleyball Drill-book - page 34

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Beach Volleyball Drill-book
2.1 SERVING
SERVE AND GET INTO POSITION
(beginner)
EQUIPMENT:
Ideal: As many balls as possible
Minimum: 4 balls
PARTICIPANTS:
Ideal: 2 athletes per side + coach observing
Maximum: 8 athletes per side + coach observing
Minimum: 1 athlete + coach assisting
DRILL OBJECTIVE
Rarely do we serve and stay at the baseline
so this drill works on serving and moving into
the court to get additional practice on any
specified play determined by the coach.
DRILL DESCRIPTION
In this drill the athlete serves and then moves
quickly into defense or blocking position to
make a play.
Depending on a player’s level of skill,
position and area requiring improvement, the
coach should decide on the movement that is
to be practiced after the serve.
The possibilities are almost endless as to
what the player could do in this drill.
Running to the net to block a ball hit
by the coach.
Running to the net then retreating to
defend a high ball.
Running into defensive position to
dig a ball that it hit short.
Running into the court to defend a
ball that is played over on two,
DRILL VARIATIONS / MODIFICATIONS
Coach can hit at the defender or
blocker after they serve and move
into position.
TEACHING POINTS
1 Athletes should have a particular serve in mind
when they contact the ball.
2 Ensure that the athletes are thinking about how they
might use the wind to their advantage on the serve.
3
Athletes should move quickly to the spot to make the
specified play.
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