Volleyball Spike: The Basics For Attacking The Ball Hard For Points
A volleyball spike is the way a hitter attacks the ball after a spike approach sending it over the net to score a point in the opposing court with force.
The spike in volleyball is the way for a hitter to send a ball over the net past the block into the opposing court with force in an effort to score a point.
After you've learned how to spike a volleyball there's a kind of crazy satisfaction that hitters get, when you
How Do You Spike in Volleyball? The fundamentals of a good hard volleyball spike are...:
a fast arm swing rotation with a high reach keeping the elbow high along with contacting the top third of the ball ...all combines to
create a high paced hit with a downward trajectory that sends the ball past the block into an open space on the opposing court with force and intensity. VIDEO
When you spike, where do you place your hand on the ball?
It's important when you spike the ball that your hand makes contact on the TOP third of the ball.
If not, then your spiked ball will not have a downward trajectory into the court, but instead will go sailing long towards the back wall and out of the court.
Volleyball Hitting Drills To Do At Home Below is the volleyball hitting drill I send players home to do as homework ..they do this to specifically work on increasing the speed of their armswing rotation for their spike swing.
Now you can do it too. VIDEO
Do You Follow Me on Instagram? Follow me on to improve your game even faster! Instagram @coach_apchap 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.
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