This is a variation on the Speedball Winners game concept which puts a greater emphasis on aggressive defense, which can raise intensity levels.
This volleyball game is a variation on Winners which channels attacks into certain areas and works a lot on out-of-system offense.
Want to work on your team finishing out a set? Here's a game scoring system that works in that direction you can easily adapt to your needs.
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.
There are a number of variations on winners (a.k.a. King/Queen of the court). I started using one that introduces more positional specialization.
Following on some earlier thinking about developing a way to work on serving and passing in a competitive way, I tried a new scoring system for a game.
This is a good small-sided game-play exercise that gets every player lots of touches and works especially on transition hitting.
Using a lowered net provides opportunities to work on things in a lower intensity situation and can also be a good warm-up exercise.