9 Backcourt Defense Volleyball Tips: A List of Digging Action Steps
A Comprehensive List of Digging Actions To Take Before, During and After You Dig A Ball
Backcourt Defense Volleyball Tips: A Comprehensive Checklist of Digging Action Steps (Matt Van Winkle)
This is a breakdown in an easy-to-read format of the steps to take as a libero, defensive specialist or back court defender which starts from the moment the opposing team serves to after you finish your dig.
9 Backcourt Defense Volleyball Tips Before The Serve - What You Should Do
Verbally establish your defensive assignment and defensive position.
Does the opposing team set high balls to the outsides or do they run quick plays?
Are you digging line or cross court?
What team defense are you playing and where do you need to be in that defense? Behind the block? deep down the line?
Do you cover tips to the middle or do you cover the seam between the block?
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.
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Where Do you Go From Here?
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1. Learn more about Digging by clicking the related links below.
Volleyball defense is what your team must do to keep the opposing team from scoring or siding out. Your team plays defense after serving over, hitting over, or sending a free ball or down ball over the net. Learn how to defend your court against an opposing team's attack.
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