Keep your upper body low and move to the side of the ball. This is an important tip to remember when diving so you don’t fall on your knees. After making contact with the ball, use your hands to protect your body while sliding. To improve your game before your next volleyball camp, check out more volleyball tips!
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To a dig a volleyball means you. prevent a hard hit spike or an attack hit ball from the opposing team by. placing your platformed arms held together and in the path of the ball to. deflect it up in the air. to keep it from hitting your team's court floor.
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If you let the ball play you, there's a better chance of injuring your fingers. Keep your weight on the balls of the feet ready to push the ball forward. Keep your shoulders behind the ball. Keep fingers and wrists tensed for better ball control. Player's should developed many skills displaying how to dig a volleyball.
Aim for your target. Your goal on a dig is not just to get the ball up in the air, but to pass it to a teammate to set up your offensive series. You’ll most likely be aiming for your setter up by the net. Align your body as much as possible towards that target while receiving the spike.
Hands On Dig A dig in volleyball should always be performed with both hands, if possible. Two hands provide a much better tool for controlling the volleyball from going out of bounds. When a volleyball player is able to figure out where the ball is headed, they should put their arms and hands together. Make sure to never swing the arms when digging.
The players will start in a line far 8 to 10 feet away from the box. The idea is that they are digging from the back of the court and aiming for a target area that the setter can work with. When the coach hits, the digger must dig the ball in a way that they can catch their own dig as close to the target as possible.
Place three players on one side and a server on the other. Task the server with serving the ball in ways that are unpredictable, so as to test the range of digging moves by the players on the defensive side. You can vary this drill by putting two or three players on the offensive side.
WE ARE BACK!! After a few months off in the summer, Ben and I are going to bring you more volleyball tips. We start with this one that was filmed this summer...