Competition in practice is great, but it can also sometimes stunt player development if you don't keep them focused on what they are trying to improve.
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.
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.
I was recently asked by a coaching friend for some ideas to help train his team to be better in out-of-system offense. Here are some thoughts toward that.
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.
One day in practice we had an hour, half of which we wanted to devote to 6 v 6 game play. Here's the practice plan we developed.
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.