Volleyball Quick Tips

Improve Your Game with These Simple Tips

Take the time to understand the game of volleyball and your game will improve by leaps and bounds. Here are some tips to enhance your volleyball knowledge and to help you hone your skills.

How to Read the Setter

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To be a good blocker, you need to be able to anticipate where the ball will go as early as you can. Take your cues from the setter's position to get a head start.

How to Read the Hitter

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Now that you've gotten your feet in front of the hitter, you can take cues from the hitter to discern where he is going with the ball and how you can stop him.

The Fearsome Block

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The key to a great stuff block is penetration with the arms and hands. Learn how to strike fear in the opponents who hit against you.

Better the Ball

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The second contact is key to scoring points. Even on a bad pass or dig, you should concentrate on making a great set so a teammate can get a good swing.

Stay On Your Toes

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Moving quickly on defense starts with your ready position. Learn why you should always keep your weight on your toes.

Cover Your Hitter

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Everyone gets blocked sometime. Make sure you have your teammate's back by covering them when they go up to attack and they'll be more likely to have yours.

Warm It Up!

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Before you begin to play volleyball, make sure that you do an adequate warm-up. Your muscles and joints will feel better, you'll jump higher and it can help you to avoid injury.