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Blocking: Overpass Blocking

Objectives:

Teach blockers to watch hitter instead of ball.
  1. Coach tosses ball from behind blocker over the net to one of the hitters.
  2. Hitter jumps and hits the ball.
  3. Blocker jumps, read the hitter's shoulder and tries to stuff the ball.
  4. If the ball gets past the block the defense tries to dig the ball.
  5. Repeat by alternating tossers.
Diagram Key:
H = Hitter   B = Blocker   D = Defender
C = Coach

From Maxine Mehus, Head Coach Emporia State


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