Team A begins with serving or throwing the ball towards team B. Receiver from team B passes the ball to the setter who sets it for the third player – attacker. Players standing close the net make their action dependent on the way of the opponent’s spike. Team A will score 3 points if the middle-blockers block the attacked ball, completing the rally. 2 points are awarded to blocking team that stops the attack, hitting the ball towards the spiking team.
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In volleyball, blocking is when you deflect the ball delivered from the opposing team’s attacking hit. The main responsibility of a blocker is to block the ball back into the opposing team’s court. Think of it as playing goalie in soccer or hockey, you’re trying to keep the ball out by guarding your zone!
Volleyball blocking is defined as deflecting the ball coming from your opponent's attack hit. Blocking is a skill in volleyball used to prevent the opponent from a successful attack hit. A block technique is used to deflect the ball coming from an attacker. The blocker is trying to block the ball back into the opponent's court.
Hand Position in Volleyball Blocking - "Around the Ball" Two hands should form "a natural grab" around the ball. The optimal block is when you place two hands next to each other and turn them SLIGHTLY "around the ball". When you turn your hands "around the ball" it works better than just putting up "a straight and flat surface".
In short to block a volleyball we would want to do the following actions. Have our hands up at shoulder level and squat down ready to spring upwards with an explosive jump. As we spring upwards we extend our arms above our heads, keeping our arms just a little less than ball width apart.
The blockers will tandem block the outside, both going straight up with the hands. This will create a seam that must be covered by a defensive player. Purpose: This drill focuses on both correct blocking techniques and appropriate backcourt defense. Drill Setup: Teams should be set up for six on six volleyball
If you're getting stuffed, most of the time it means you're trying to swing straight down and bounce 10 foot line. You have a lot more court to work with, try hitting seams or hard angle. Or if the block leaves line open, hit line. The best option is to hit around the block.