Looking for volleyball games either for your practice or training, or just to have some fun? Here are some ideas for types of games you can play.
This fast-paced game features a lot of player movement and encourages communication and problem-solving. It's good for warm-ups or regular game play work.
This volleyball training game focuses on attacking in a setter-out or out-of-system situation. It can be used to get hitters to make good decisions.
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.