4-Square Volleyball

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Bump, set, spike! Play this twist of 4-square to practice volleyball skills. All you need is four squares connected in all the same corner, and four players. The goal of the game is to be able to get to the king's square by hitting/serving the ball into another square. If a player delivers a bad serve, or a player comes in contact with the ball more than once when it enters their square, they are out. Then the next player enters the game. Players rotate to the next square as they are successful

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Instructional Ideas
  • Square off the court with painter's tape if the gym floor or basketball court does not come with a four-square court
  • Demonstrate the game before having everyone play
Classroom Considerations
  • Intended for teacher use but an also be shown to the class
  • Play as a way to practice volleyball skills
  • This video is hosted on YouTube
  • Merges a classic game with basic practice of volleyball skills
  • Fun for learners to play
  • Can be played outside or in the gym
  • May confuse some learners