Middle Hitting Drills
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Name of Drill
Middle Hitter Transition
Develop the recognition of a dig and timing for middle transition.
Middle Back Communication
Teach middle back to communicate with outside hitters and recognize openings
Middle Hitting Combos
Teach recovery from hitting and transition
Beat Ball to Setter
Teach middles to follow ball and beat ball to the setter.
Hit the Pass
Teach middles to follow ball and adjust to trajectory of passes.
Hit the Pass Competition
Teach middles to put the ball away off of a free ball or dig.
Middle Hitter Ball Control Drill
Teach middles to transition on and off the net quickly.
Teach middles to hit slides and control momentum from a long approach.
Slide Toss and Hit
Practice hitting slides and footwork without a setter with a high number of reps.
If - Then - Tip - Swing
Practice middle hitters identifying a double blocker and making good decisions.
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