If you're an outside hitter also known as a left side spiker in volleyball on your team here are seven ways you can improve your point scoring abilities which will help you score points with different kinds of sets and in several different situations while helping your team dominate opponents at the net.
If you're one of your team's outside hitters here are seven simple ways a spiker in volleyball can improve their spiking technique, help you score points with different kinds of sets and in several different situations while helping your team dominate opponents.
Practice "wiping the block" with a coach.
The coach stands on a table or chair with a flat wooden board a couple inches above the volleyball net.
..."follow through, finishing with your spiking arm coming down across your body.
...at home with a ball against your garage.
Without jumping, practice your arm swing hitting the ball into a square you've marked off in chalk to a spot about three to four feet above your forehead.
Your goal is for the ball to bounce back to the left side outside of your body.
It goes to the right side if you are left handed.
...especially in long rallies.
This keeps the block guessing and off balanced about what you are going to do and how you are going to attack next.
... when you are in the back row on defense.
...of the opposing team's court.
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