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Middle Hitting Drills

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  • Middle Hitter Transition

    Develop the recognition of a dig and timing for middle transition.
     
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  • Beat the Ball to the Setter

    Teach middles to follow ball and beat ball to the setter.
     
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  • Hit the Pass

    Teach middles to follow ball and adjust to trajectory of passes.
     
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  • Hit the Pass Competition

    Teach middles to put the ball away off of a free ball or dig.
     
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  • Middle Hitter Ball Control Drill

    Teach middles to transition on and off the net quickly.
  • Slide Sprints

    Teach middles to hit slides and control momentum from a long approach.
     
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  • If - Then - Tip - Swing

    Practice middle hitters identifying a double blocker and making good decisions.
     
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