After a day of meetings that cleared up some line-up questions, ball-handling was the major theme of this training session.
This session I introduced a couple of new games to see how they went and worked the middles and setters on quick attacks to see where we're at.
The first training session of the year focused on blocking movement, serving and passing - and on starting to develop the gym atmosphere I want.
Here's some advice from an experienced coach on how to correct volleyball spike approach footwork - or to just develop it properly in new players generally.
This is a nice 3-person volleyball pepper variation which could be used as a warm-up drill and/or to work on ball control in general terms.
This basic blocking drill is good for working on footwork and can be easily inserted into a warm-up routine to ensure players are getting consistent work.
Here's a volleyball drill you can use to work on ball-handling and volleyball court movement, and it can be incorporated into a warm-up routine.