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Volleyball Ireland Skills Resources

To help improve your Volleyball whilst at home, Volleyball Ireland have put together some useful links that can provide some insights on physical preparation and skill development. There's also a range of resources to inform you on other aspects of Volleyball such as Nutrition. 


  • SpikeBall is a fantastic introduction for young children to become involved in the wonderful game of volleyball. SpikeBall can be played by you and your family in the comfort of your own back garden.
  • Click here>>> for the Spikeball Resource Pack

Physical Training Guidance:

  • Tennis ball for foot sensitivity. 1 minute per foot x 3 times. 6 minutes in total:

  • One leg squat and balance. 1 minute per leg x 2 times:

  • Balance and control. 1 minute per leg x 2 times:

  • Balance on one leg with torso rotation. Make sure you do not twist your spine and keep looking in front of you. If you don’t have a medicine ball you can use one or two plastic bottles of water. 2Kg max of total weight in your hands. 10 repetitions on your right and 10 on your left x 2 times: Click here>>>
  • Squats and balance. Make sure you keep your spine fully straight. Do not bend your back but keep it rigid. 5 repetitions x 3 times: Click here>>>
  • Full squat with stick. 8 repetitions x 3 times: Click here>>>
  • One leg squat and balance with stick. 5 repetitions for right leg and 5 for left leg x 3 times: Click here>>>

 Some Skill Development Tips:

Nike Sports Camps

  • Provides some really good and useful topics for coaching Volleyball, including drills you can practice on your own. This is primarily aimed at Teenagers, with some great tips of conditioning and nutrition.  
  • For information: Click here>>> 

CEV Schools Handbook

  • The CEV have an excellent resource for younger kids, that are at primary school age.
  • For information: Click here>>> 
  • They also have a super handbook: Click here>>>

Art of Coaching Volleyball

  • Art of Coaching is one of the leading paid coaching resource sites, however they have a range of free tutorials on their Youtube Channel 
  • For video resources: Click here>>>


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