How to Dink a Volleyball 
How to Dink a Volleyball
by eHow / Addison Musser
Video Lecture 10 of 20
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Date Added: July 11, 2009

Lecture Description


In this video lesson, Volleyball Instructor, Addison Musser, teaches how to dink a volleyball. This is done by using a fist, two knuckles or four knuckles and is used when wanting to avoid a block and poke it over the volleyball net.



Video Transcript: "ADDISON MUSSER: "Hey, my name is Addison from Captain Bills and I'm going to teach you how to dink a volleyball. A couple different ways that you can dink a volleyball, the most legal way in beach volleyball, is either your fist or you can use two knuckles or all four of your knuckles, which people call it the cobra or the knuckler. This is mainly used if a ball's really tight and you're scared to get blocked so you want to poke it over or you want to put it somewhere. What can help to gain your ball control, in dinking a volleyball, is to just go back and forth with your hands, dinking it like you normally would. If you do that a couple of times, it would really help your ball control for playing a game. Indoor volleyball is a little different, you can get away with a little bit more dinking. One way you can dink in the indoor is you can actually open your hand and almost lift the ball in a way to put it where you want to put it. In other words, I could do this and, in indoor volleyball, I could do this but in beach volleyball, that's illegal, you have to have your closed hand when you're dinking a volleyball. That's how to dink 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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