Setting Drills

Below are drills designed for junior volleyball coaches to train setting technique for beginner to advanced level setters.

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Train Hand Position & Quickness

Premier Academy (Maumee, Ohio) shares a few drills to train foot speed, hand position and quickness and game speed decision making for intermediate to advanced setters.

  


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Coachless Setting Reps with a Slant Board

Munciana Volleyball Club (Muncie, Indiana) shares a setting device called a slant board that the club uses as part of their setter training. The slant board enables the setters to get unlimited reps without a coach needing to enter balls or orchestrate the drill.


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Synchronized Setting & Popcorn Drill

River City Juniors (Omaha, Nebraska) shares two setting drills they like to run to maximize footwork repetitions, improve communication and setting consistency.

  


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Staying Neutral, Reading the Middle Blocker & Scoring in the Corner

KIVA (Lousiville, KY) shares a variety of drills they use to train their more advanced setters.

 

  


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Setting Basics with Kathy Noth

Hand position, key words, footwork, court awareness. Drills coaches can work on to develop their setters from a young age.


 
    


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Training the Setter by Craig Skinner

Univ of Kentucky Head Coach Craig Skinner shares ways to technically train your setter's hands, movement, eye sequencing and consistency during a coaches clinic.
  


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Setting Progression for Beginner to Intermediate Level

Colleen Bayer, Former Assistant Coach at Univ of Georgia presents setting basics and progression for beginner to intermediate level players during an SAVL Coaches Clinic.


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2 Phase Setter Warm-Up

Lakeside Volleyball (Canada) shares a 2 phase setter warm-up with emphasis on side sets, a loaded outside step, broadening the range of movement while incorporating the same spin and load step with add on of emphasis on reloading between each contact.


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30 Minutes of Setting Drills

Training a Setter: 30 minutes of drills to train footwork, hand position, quickness and setting location presented by Keith Schunzel, Head Coach at Kennesaw State University.


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