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Smashing Volleyball Instructions

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Score a point so that one team does not return a bounced ball.

-Fundamental Movement Skills:

  • Manipulative Send

    • Strike

  • Manipulative Receive​

    • Strike

-Equipment List:

  • One bouncy foam ball


-Equipment Link:

-Setting Up:

  • Could use a court:

    • Like a badminton court and the space between the short service lines is the bounce area.

    • Like a volleyball court and the space between the attack lines is the bounce area.

  • Six players line up in volleyball positions behind the short service line or attack line.

  • One player in the front row holds a bouncy foam ball and strikes it in the bounce area so that it lands in the court.


  • The teammates from the striking team all run to the back of the court and rotate one position forward as they would in volleyball rotation (clockwise one position each).

  • The other team catches the ball, and makes two passes, the third player strikes the ball in the bounce area into their opponent's court....

  • Continue until one team is not able to get back on the court in position in time and catch the ball.

-Questions & Notes:

  • Questions for Understanding:

    • What offensive tactics make scoring more easy?​

    • What defensive tactics make preventing the other team from scoring more easy?

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