Ball Control: Pepper Progression

Ball control is so very important for every volleyball team. Your team’s ability to control the ball ultimately determines its level of success. If you are lucky enough to have great hitters, your teams ability control the ball will determine how well you are able to utilize their skills. In the video clip below Kirsten Bernthal Booth, Creighton University; 2x National Coach of the Year, shows a ball control progression that she uses at her practices. In the clip you will see four different variations of basic pepper that she uses to improve her teams ball control.

For more information about the DVD that this clip came from click the link Skill Development Drills: Ball Control

The YouTube video has sound, so please make sure that your sound is turned on and that you have access to the site (Note: some schools block access to YouTube)


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