Volleyball

Head Coach: Brad Dittmer bdittmer@westperry.org

Announcements

Open Gym will be held regularly during June and July. They will generally occur Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00-11:30 am. There will be NO open gym on the following dates: July 4, 11, 13.

Team Camp is July 31-August 3 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

Official Practices will be held from 8:30-12:30 August 14-18 and from 4:00-6:00 PM August 21-23. When school begins on August 24, practices will be 3:30-5:30.

First Varsity Tournament will be Saturday, September 2 at Trinity/Mechanicsburg. 

Resources

Basic Volleyball Knowledge (read this first)

Volleyball Rotations (powerpoint) - These slides demonstrate positioning and movement assuming we have our best passers in 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 spike a volleyball - This is a great example of hitting technique, except for the twist of the right foot as he jumps.

Volleyball Spiking and Hitting 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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