First-time players: Volleyball basics

Resources for new Middle School players, preseason

Basic Volleyball Knowledge (read this first)

Volleyball Rotations (powerpoint) - These slides demonstrate positioning and movement assuming we have our best passers in the outside hitter positions. Adjustments must be made from game to game and play to play.

Defensive Positioning (powerpoint) - Outside, Middle and Opposite attacks and freeballs.

How to attack a volleyball - This is a great example of hitting technique, except for the twist of the right foot as he jumps.

Volleyball Arm-swing Technique - This instruction is valuable. His hand flexes before jumping are a low priority. Listen to his pointers on hand position in preparing to swing. 

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