You Know What A Dig In Volleyball Is Right? How To Deflect A Hard Hit

What is a dig in volleyball? Discover the basics, tips, terms, tactics and tutorials on on what you need to know about the volleyball dig.

Now that you found me ..what's the first step you should take on learning how to improve your defense in volleyball practice, games and matches? 

Volleyball can be easy to learn for beginners who receive the right instruction.

With instructors, like me,  who have a lot of years of experience... and who can make the learning, competitive...and short...

You can join your more experienced teammates on the court in a short amount of time but first're going to want to continue reading on this page. 

What Is A Dig in Volleyball? 

A dig in volleyball is the technique most commonly used during the first contact in a rally when your team is on defense especially if you're trying to

  • keep the ball off the floor
  • get the ball to another player like your setter or
  • if you're trying to get the ball over the net without spiking it.

On my site I made it easy for you to learn 

and to teach yourself many of the digging skills that you can begin to do at home alone

Today, even!

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I created this page to serve as a directory where you can easily find the volleyball digging pages you are looking for with the basic skills, rules, drills, terms, tips, techniques, tactics, training and tutorials... found on

What's A Dig in Volleyball
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The Basics

What's A Dig in Volleyball
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Drills and Skills

After learning how to dig in volleyball the next goal is to learn how to use a dig in volleyball in order to help your team to score a point.

Your goal should be to try and put your dug ball 20 feet in the air and on or close to the ten foot line so it's easier for your setter to get to it so they can run the offense.

Find all the information on volleyball drills and skills on digging on ImproveYourVolley. 

Learn what is a dig in volleyball because improving your defensive skills have to be a priority because this keeps you on the court longer! The articles below will help you do that...

What Is A Dig in Volleyball

What Is A Dig In Volleyball

Find all the volleyball digging techniques you are looking for on ImproveYourVolley.

What Is A Dig in Volleyball?
Training and Techniques

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I share alot of individual, partner and easy-to-do volleyball serving drills we do in class with my followers.

Many of these volleyball practice drills you can do at home by yourself or try at your next practice with your teammates.

If you're a B team or JV player trying to make varsity next year...your goal should be to complete 1000 reps a day of at least three of the basic skills on your own...volleyball passing, serving and setting should be at the top of the list. 

What is a Pass in Volleyball?
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Read more about volleyball passing on ImproveYourVolley on these pages. 

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