How to Block a Volleyball 
How to Block a Volleyball
by eHow / Addison Musser
Video Lecture 5 of 20
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Date Added: July 11, 2009

Lecture Description


In this video lesson, Volleyball Instructor, Addison Musser, teaches how to block a volleyball. This requires getting low at the net and jumping at the last second while putting both hands up to block the shot without touching the net.



Video Transcript: "ADDISON MUSSER: "Hey, my name is Addison from Captain Bells and I'm going to show you how to block a volleyball. First couple of things, you can never, ever touch the net in volleyball. You want, when you're blocking, you want to read the header shoulders so wherever his arm, his or her arm is facing, you want to try to take away where he or she hits it. The first thing is when you're blocking, I want to get down real low and wait till the last possible second to jump up to block the ball. You don't want to jump as soon as the hitter jumps because he's jumping a lot sooner than you are before your block. So what you want to do is get real low, get your hands out, and jump up in a pike position. Don't want to hit the net. So jump up in a pike position so you can penetrate over the net which will force the ball after he hits into your block, to go straight down and your team gets the point. So I'm going to demonstrate how to block. And that's how to block a volleyball."

Course Index

Course Description


In this course, Volleyball Instructor Addison Musser gives 20 easy video lessons on How To Play Volleyball. In this video series, let a longtime volleyball player explain the game of volleyball. First, learn how a volleyball court is set up, how to keep score, as well as how to keep score, spike, block, bump and set a volleyball and how to jump serve. Next, get instructions on buying an outdoor volleyball net, dinking a volleyball, digging out a spike and pancaking a volleyball. Finally, learn about floating a serve, overhand serving, reading a volleyball court and running volleyball drills.

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