The Volleyball Spike Approach For Hitting The 3 and 4 Step Approach
The volleyball spike approach for hitting is also called the spike approach and is done by a spiker who takes 3 or 4 steps to a ball in the air before hitting it. The Volleyball Spike Approach - Three Steps When using a three-step spike approach if you're a right handed hitter you'd step on your left foot first.
Watch as Syd uses her three step spike approach to hit this set.
Step One of the Three Step Volleyball Approach Step One of the Three Step Volleyball Approach The directional step is the first of three...
which you'd use to propel yourself closer to where you want to contact the ball... this is your directional step...and this should be the slower step you take... For a quick review... As a right handed hitter you'd step on your left foot first ... which you'd use to propel yourself closer to where you want to contact the ball... This is your directional step...and this should be the slower step you take..
Step Two and Three of the Three Step Volleyball Spike Approach
The last two steps...right foot then left foot occur almost simultaneously...
Outside Hitter Jacob Ceci Swings Hard Against The Blocker's Hand To Score During Volleyball Practice ...and should be the fastest, most aggressive steps in the entire spike approach because these are the steps that propel you upward and into the air towards the ball.
Doing this helps you contact the ball at your highest possible contact point above the net.
The Volleyball Spike: The Four Step Approach To Spiking A Volleyball
In a four step approach,
As both arms swing forward at the same time the last two steps are taken which lifts you into the air, like a plane that has taken off at the end of the runway. In the air,
you pull back the elbow of your hitting arm, keeping it above the level of your ear while the arm is above your head.
BYU freshman and three year semi-private training and boot camp class client Kate Prior uses her volleyball spike approach to hit from the outside. Holding your elbow high and using a bow and arrow type movement to make contact with the ball so that it clears the net, you bring your hitting arm forward so it contacts the top third of the ball.
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