Learn volleyball skills and volleyball practice from Dr. Gylton Da Matta, a member of the International Volleyball Federation technical development committee. Watch how to integrate this drill into your volleyball lessons. Overhand attacking is the action to score a point in volleyball through the use of the overhand (overhead) skills. A volleyball attack is when a player attempts to attack the ball towards the opponent's side of the court. An attack can be a spike, tip, set, or hit as an over-the-head contact.