THE FUNDAMENTALS OF RECEPTION AND DEFENCE

This clinic focuses on the techniques of reception and defence,
providing the theoretical knowledge and applying theory to practice through drills and game situations


Part I

10 minutes

Conditioning warm up.

 

  • Dynamic stretching routine
  • Speed and reaction: ladder and circuits

Part II

10 minutes

Physical and technical warm up to prepare your body to the specific activity and help prevent injuries.

 

  • Dig: grip, arms and shoulders, legs and core, reception platform
  • Front dig vs lateral dig

Part III

35 minutes

Reception.

 

  • Movements: forward/backward and lateral
  • Trajectory reading, the four phases: waiting position – observation – movement – contact with the ball
  • Different orientation and positioning depending on the type of service

Part IV

35 minutes

Defence.

 

  • Defence techniques (analytical and practical): lateral fall, rolling and diving
  • Dynamic control of the ball and how to approach the ball from a static/standing position
  • Reading and anticipating the opponents’ movements for the best placed defence

Part V

15 minutes

Game situation: theory applied


Part VI

5 minutes

Cool down and Stretching.

 

  • Standing hamstring, side lunge, lower back, shoulder stretches and hip extenders

Benefits


 

At the end of this clinic you will have learnt:

  • The principles of the two fundamentals of volleyball, receiving and defending
  • The difference between the receiving and defensive digs and how to execute both efficiently
  • How to pass precisely
  • To put into practical game situations what you have learnt during the drills