Abstract. Although the role of jumping ability in female volleyball players is well recognised, the effect of fatigue on this ability is not well known. The aim of the present study was to examine the effect of a series of block jumps (BJ) on jumping ability and whether it varies by performance level. Ten elite (EG) and 11 amateur (AG) female volleyball players performed a fatigue intervention consisting of 45 BJ, being tested for squat jump (SJ), countermovement jump (CMJ) and BJ before and ...
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Timing off the hitter's jump. The single biggest determining factor in timing a volleyball block is matching your jump with the jump of the hitter. This doesn't mean you need to jump at the exact same time as the hitter, but you won't be too far off from that.
The player jumps up to block and really concentrates on good blocking form. This volleyball drill is good for working on timing, reading the armswing, and getting used to what it feels like to block balls. When performing volleyball blocking drills, the blocker should remember to work on penetrating the net and getting both hands on the ball.
Overall, 19–20 inches is the average vertical jump for outsider hitters, right side hitters and middle blockers. The average vertical jump for setters is approximately 18–19 inches. Defensive specialists and liberos have an average vertical of about 18 inches. Back to Top ^.
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To block in volleyball, stand with your feet shoulder-width apart, with your hips square to the net and your knees slightly bent. This will keep you ready to jump at all times. Keep your arms high with your palms facing the net, but stay at least a half arm’s length away from the net to avoid getting a penalty.
A block is a defensive playing action at the net. A block may be performed by one front row player or a combination of front row players jumping near the net in front of an opposing attacker. The goal is to block the spiked ball with the hands or arms preventing the spiker from a successful attack. Block Assist.
Block Jump 9'1" Approach Jump 9'6"+ Setter Height (5'7"-5'10") Block Jump 8'11"+ Appraoch Jump 9'2"+ Special Note: Many upper level NAIA programs are highly competitive and would be equal to a mid-lower level DI program. Most upper level NAIA volleyball players would be very similar to an upper level DII player. NAIA Tier 2 (Lower level) Candidate: