Purpose: To teach proper leverage,
hand thrust, along with hip
and foot movement to finish
a block. (Come Alive Drill)
Place payers into three lines. Have line one step
and face line two. Line
one (defense) will face line two. The coach
will stand behind line two and
give line one a hand signal in the direction
he wants them to move after the initial collision.
On command, line
two (offense) will carry out the entire drive block
from start to finish.
Point: When line one defender reacts
to the ball and line
two offensive player feels his weight shift,
he comes alive
and utilizes the momentum of his opponent to finish
the block. Strike a blow
simultaneously with screws and hands. Aiming
points. Thrust the arms,
lead the hips, and knees inside.