Learn how to spike with left handed footwork! This volleyball tutorial video goes into detail about footwork, body position, and in game examples. Don't wo...
Learn how to spike left handed in volleyball! In this volleyball tutorial video, you will learn how to spike angle, line, and middle back from the left (out...
How to Spike a Volleyball Left-Handed from the Right Side. To place the ball in the left-back corner, contact the ball on the top-right side of the ball. To place the ball to the deep middle part of the court, wrap your hand over the top of the ball as you swing towards deep middle. To place the ball to the right-back corner, wrap your hand over the ball making contact on the top-left part of the ball.
For a left handed hitter, the 4 step approach is left foot, right foot, left foot, then right foot. Point of Contact. The ball should be contacted reaching up high with the arm straight, elbow extended. The contact should be made reaching directly above or slightly in front of the body.
Step again with your left foot (or your right, if you're left-handed) and end with your feet shoulder width apart and your knees bent. Your arms should be swung back behind you. Your arm swing is essential when it comes to the height of your jump. A well-timed swing will help your upward momentum. Practice getting the timing down perfectly.
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A slide approach is approaching to the ball and jumping off one foot before spiking. Right handed players jump off the left foot. Left handed players jump off the right foot. Slides look like they would be difficult do. Actually, hitting a slide can be easier for some players. Most players take many small steps as they approach when hitting a slide.
Take a large step forward with your left foot—if you spike with your right hand, opposite if you spike left-handed—to create a base for your jump. Bring your right foot forward and bend your knees. Jump off the ground and get as high in the air as possible. Position your body so it’s to the left of the ball.
When making contact, the ball should be in front of the hitting arm. If the spiker is reaching out to the side, the contact will be lower. A common mistake is reaching across the body and hitting the ball "out of bounds" to the left. Approaching too slow. The approach should start out slow then end fast.