What are your favorite drills/games to practice serve receive? That question, or variations of it, come up a lot. Here are some thoughts and ideas.
Sometimes you have a large group of players to deal with. In those cases you need large group volleyball drills to keep them active and engaged.
This is a 6 on 6 volleyball drill/game that you can use to keep many players active and not sitting out for long periods of time.
Both cooperative and competitive games and drills have their uses in volleyball practice. And maybe so does a third type: cooperative-competitive.
We often look for ways to make things competitive in training. When doing that, though, make sure you think about the potential outcomes of the scoring.
I'm not a huge fan of having blockers working against hitters on boxes for multiple reasons, but this version is better than most I've seen.
This is a good small-sided game-play exercise that gets every player lots of touches and works especially on transition hitting.
Here's something you can do to help work on your hitters becoming better at attacking the block rather than just trying to hit around it.