A great hitting strategy.

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How can I learn to be a better spiker?

A great hitting strategy.

Here's a way to up your outside hitting percentage by simply making your opposing blocker "play you honestly." The strategy is simple, but not used nearly enough. All you have to do is to always, without exception, hit your first ball down the line. Sounds simple, right? But what it does is this: blockers are taught to block angle until the opponent hits the line, since 90% of hits are blasted angle. So if you hit your very first hit down the line, it instantly shows your opponent you can do it, and that you WILL do it. They must now play you straight on, to guard the line, which will open up your angle again. Another hint: if your first line shot goes down, hit your second one down the line, too. The reason? Many coaches assume that a line shot was actually an accident, a ball that wasn't hit right, in effect. They'll tell their blockers to keep blocking angle until their opponent hits two down the line. So you'll get away with a second shot down the line, as well. It goes without saying that if they never adjust, keep hitting the line all night. Either way, your percentage has increased dramatically.



10/7/2006 9:38:29 PM
jana said:

um well that is right but what the other has benn playing for longer years and knows the game

3/26/2007 6:38:49 AM
hgf said:

i think it help a little i don't kno if i can do yet causr iam not on the coyurt

7/18/2007 2:17:41 PM
kacey said:

this is really good it will help me with my volleyball skills!

great tips :)!

2/7/2008 2:54:38 PM
Karlee said:

Volleyball stratigy is very important to a team. You must work hard and practice , practice , practice . You really must be deticated to the game . But , occationally you should mix up the serves every now and then , so the opposite team doesn't go every time to the spot that the ball is going .

10/20/2009 9:21:35 PM
babyboombox said:

well im just a kid and im not good at playing volley ball but i try i need help please. the only advice i got is that have fun dont worry. Well im a 13 year old who needs help.


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