The volleyball drills and skills we do for hitters in semi-private training sessions are designed to help you improve the various ways you need to be able to attack or spike a volleyball past the block.
Certain hitting volleyball drills and skills study are designed to help players develop an aggressive mindset when they go up to hit.
Hitters have to learn how to hit balls aggressively for points and outside hitters have to be ready and able to hit alot of balls.
This puts the setter in a position to give her outside hitter alot of sets, especially a setter who is less experienced and doesnt have the talent to give many balls to the middle or back set behind her to her setter in Zone 2.
The left side hitter should know she is going to get the majority of the balls set by the setter.
Because at the beginning of each rally, when her team is in serve receive the setter sets up at the net facing the left side of the court.
She sets up just right of the center of the net always keeping her left side hitter and middle blocker in front of her. Its easier for her to get the ball out to the left side of the court, especially if she has just received an imperfect pass which forces her to set the ball on the run.
If she wants to set the right side player behind her she will have to deliver a back set.
A left side hitter on most high school and club teams should expect to spike the ball quite often during each set, so they need be well-conditioned athletes in that position.
You learn not to just hit the balls but to develop the fearlessness and emotional toughness to repeatedly be in pressure-filled games and be able to terminate match winning points without backing down or being afraid.
Check out this hitting drill called Nine Person Pepper.
Both left and right outside hitters, are working on