Volleyball Skills


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Which of the following can cause an error in the standing overhead volleyball serve?

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1. If you're keeping your wrists together with your arms straight and pointed to the ground at an angle, what basic hit are you most likely doing?

2. Which of the following is an incorrect technique in the volleyball block?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test what you know about volleyball skills by completing this quiz and worksheet. Some of the topics covered will refresh your memory of proper form and how to prevent certain injuries.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

By completing this assessment, your knowledge of the following will be tested:

  • Errors in the standing overhead volleyball serve
  • Improper hits that can cause wrist pain
  • Incorrect technique for the volleyball block
  • Proper form when preparing for an overhead pass
  • Method for achieving an effective spike

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information regarding technique when playing volleyball
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about preventing injuries in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding defending in volleyball

Additional Learning

To gain a better understanding of this sport, review the related lesson titled Volleyball Skills. This lesson covers the following:

  • Serving the ball
  • Avoiding illegal hits
  • Volleyball blocks
  • Correcting poor technique