Volleyball Power Hitting IQ

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Volleyball Power Hitting IQ

1. Answer all questions to test your power hitting knowledge2. Your score will automatically show at the end3. Good Luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In the Draw & Tilt, what do the shoulders do?
    • A. 

      Do the same as the left hand

    • B. 

      Tilt upwards

    • C. 

      Remain parallel to ground

  • 2. 
    In the Draw & tilt, what muscles play a key role in opening the chest and stretching the chest muscles?
    • A. 

      Lower back

    • B. 

      Shoulders and upper traps

    • C. 

      Abs, lower back and core

    • D. 

      Abs and shoulder blade muscles

    • E. 

      Shoulder blade muscles

  • 3. 
    What must happen with the right foot for the pelvis to turn freely to the left?
    • A. 

      Flex the right calf muscles

    • B. 

      Turn the heel to the sky

    • C. 

      Keep the right foot flat on the ground

    • D. 

      Lift the right knee

  • 4. 
    In the Elbow Up movement, what should the shoulders do?
    • A. 

      Tilt up

    • B. 

      Stay level

    • C. 

      Tilt to athlete's right

    • D. 

      Tilt to athlete's left

  • 5. 
    In the Hand Up movement, the right wrist should be held firm to use the strength of the forearm muscles to hit harder?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    In regards to arm action, to improve flexibility and speed of movement in the shoulders, encourage the hitter to work on touching the hands together in front and in back of the body.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The faster the approach the higher the athlete will jump; so always work on performing the approach movements faster to increase speed and vertical?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    In the approach, what is the position of the lower back as the athlete loads the hips?
    • A. 

      Straight for injury prevention

    • B. 

      Extending for maximal power

    • C. 

      Slightly rounded forwards

  • 9. 
    What is the ideal movement sequence of the body when hitting harder and safer?
    • A. 

      Pelvis, arm, hand

    • B. 

      Shoulder and hand at same time

    • C. 

      Pelvis, shoulder, right arm, left arm

    • D. 

      Pelvis, shoulder, arm

  • 10. 
    Most hitting-related shoulder injuries occur as the arm is rapidly accelerating forwards?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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