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This setting drill is final drill in the progression of setting drills and the focus is on decision making and dumping the ball. The players approach from area 4 and then based upon the pass have to decide are they dumping or are they setting. Chris often changes the drills in the series based upon what he see as the setters needs for that week but he always trys to get at least 1 decision making drill into the setter warm up drills.
The next progression in the warm up / early practice setting drills with Chris Austin is setter coming from area 4 and setting 2 balls: 1 - In system, 1 - Out system. The setters are encouraged to jump set and this drill simulates more what happens in a long rally when a player is blocked.
The next progression of the warm up skill building setting drills is the two setters approaching from rotations 1, 3 and 4 in serve receive type format. Each setter sets one ball and then repeats. 4 Balls each for a "In System", "Medium", "Out of System" pass. Focus is getting their feet set then making the same moves and footwork to the ball.
In this video Chris Austin starts by explaining how they run setting drills and clinics. Then the video follows with a progression of the setting drills with a multi-ball stationary drill. The multi-ball stationary drill basically allows the setter to get a feel of just setting, pulling together what they did in drill 1 - where the focus was just hands, and drill 2 - where the focus was just feet. The drill consist of coach tossing 8 balls to the players and the setter setting front or back with an "In system" toss.
n this video Chris Austin (2 Time NCAA Champ as starting setter for University of California, Irvine) explains why he breaks down setting into hands and footwork patterns. Chris, spent year under coaches John Speraw and David Kniffin. Both coaches were NCAA coaches of the year and John is the current head of the USA Men's National Team.
This early practice volleyball setting drill works on just footwork patterns when setting. This drill should be performed before practice or while the rest of the team sets up the nets and warms up. You will notice hand position (Drill 1 in series) is broken up from footwork (Drill 2 in the series). This drill teaches detailed info on volleyball setting footwork.
This video features one of our favorite youth volleyball setting drills. We encourage all youth coaches - high school and club to use this or similar drills during the early part of their practice to help develop their setters. Chris is a 2 time NCAA champion starting setter under two of the best coaches in men's volleyball (John Speraw and David Kniffin). On top of this he coached club for 4 years while starting and winning at UCI - University of California Irvine.
This is a intro video for some new content with instructor is Chris Austin, UCI starting volleyball setter who won 2 NCAA Championships at University of Irvine under NCAA Coaches of the Years; John Speraw and David Kniffin. Two of the best coaches currently in men's volleyball. Chris offers unique insights in his series of videos as he is one of the few top college players who coached club while playing college at the highest level and this gives him a unique perspective on what works and what does not!
In this video you will learn advanced beach volleyball strategy for offense and defense used by the best players in the world including Kerri Walsh and April Ross. This video will offer new insights on running offensive and defensive routes as well as new advanced blocking calls to make this possible. This video includes demo examples with Kerri Walsh, April Ross, Casey Patterson, Emanuel Rego, and Alison Cerutti.
In this video Olympics Gold Medal beach volleyball coach Steve Anderson shares a new hand signal technique he uses for advance players to show not only the block and defense, but also where he would like the player to serve. This is extremely important for advanced beach volleyball strategy where you are looking to force your opponents into specific hitting routes and play defense according to those routes.
This video is a progression from the previous cone drill as now a ball is added to the exercise to make it more dynamic and volleyball game like. This forces the athletes to concentrate in new ways and use other skills to perform the exercise.
Volleyball 6 on 6 Breakpoint drill is a drill that works on all skills and is used to help calibrate the offense and teach a rhythm to your offense. The drill makes it extremely difficult for the sideout team to win because they have to get so many balls in a row over the net without making a mistake. On the other hand the defense just needs to convert a few mistakes or stop the offense in order to score and win the drill.
Battle Star - 3 Man Block Volleyball Transition Drill is a drill named and started by Olympian and former USC Coach Pat Powers. The drill basically is initiated with a high bounce ball by the coach in the back row which then sets up a set which likely has a 3 man block. The rally is then played out to work on transition offense and defense.
The next drill is USC Assistant Coach Cam Green's Rapid Fire Correction Drill. The staff joke that this is how Cam gets so buffed but this is basically a very very fast passed correction drill that is used to get the team ready for the 6 on 6 team portion of practice. We like this drill at volleyball1on1 because of the energy it create and how it gets the players ready to compete.
This post contains a full USC Men’s volleyball practice, start to finish, plus post practice lifting / workout session, plus full video review with questions and answers regarding every drill, practice coaching philosophy and more. The coaches include USC volleyball coaching staff; Bill Ferguson, Jeff Nygaard, and Cam Green.
This is a full volleyball practice plan and review of the practice with Wes Schneider and Cal Baptist University Men's Program. Cal Baptist University boast one of the most successful volleyball programs in NAIA volleyball history winning 8 of the last 11 National Championships. The program is coached by Wes Schneider.
In February of 2014 we traveled to Concordia University to film a practice with coach Shawn Patchell. To be honest at the time we knew little about this incredible coach but after the mind blowing practice and conversations from the office we quickly went and did our homework! Shawn is an incredible coach that has coached and won at all levels.
This volleyball practice plan is a D1 NCAA College Women's Indoor Reading the Game Practice. This practice will help coaches with important concepts and drills related to the topic. Additionally Andor and Tom filmed individual videos in Tom office discussing the topic.
I am excited to announce Dan Fisher as our newest volleyball coach for this year. Dan was the 2011 NAIA coach of the of the year and national finals runner up. 2012 he topped that by leading the Concordia University women's team to the NAIA national championship. With all of that success Dan has been named the new Pittsburgh.
SCVC is one of the most successful volleyball clubs in the United States. Coached by Bill Ferguson and an elite staff of volleyball coaches SCVC has won more awards in the boys division than any other boys volleyball club. In addition to coaching SCVC Bill is the head coach of USC Men's Volleyball where he has been awarded coach of the year honors twice.
This post contains videos and breakdown for a full USC Men's Volleyball Practice. The coaches include Bill Ferguson, Jeff Nygaard, and Cam Green. Additionally we filled exclusive content where we sat with Bill and discussed the volleyball practice, drills and his coaching style including details of the practice and what he was looking to get out of each drill.
In mid February of 2013 we were able to get a quick shoot in with Brian Gimmillaro. Here are quick links to all the videos! (Over 2 hours of additional content!)
This is the first indoor volleyball practice plan we filmed with Tom Black and the LMU Women's Team. Tom is an incredible coach and currently an assistant coach with Karch Kiraly on the women's national team. This practice is very revealing to what great coaches do and how the little things add up to greatness.
In this beach volleyball practice plan we filmed Tom Black and the LMU Lions Women's NCAA Sand volleyball team. This practice along with the second practice in the series reveals a ton with regard to coaching NCAA Women's Sand Volleyball.
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In this video you will meet and learn about our newest Gold Sponsor - Dynamic Tape. This tape offers a new tool for trainers, coaches and volleyball players. This tape is different than regular kinesio tap in that it stretches in all directions way over 200 percent and as such can be used to absorb and create load. This means new ways to address volleyball injuries plus new ways to use the tape to address changing volleyball technique using the tape.
We are excited to announce a new partnership with the world’s leading Team Management Software for volleyball namely: TeamSnap. Organizing, scheduling, and communicating practice / match schedules changes with players and parents will never be the same, for the better!
We are excited to add Active Ankle Volleyball Braces as our newest Gold Sponsor. This means all new Volleyball1on1 Gold Members receive a Free T2 Active Ankle Brace with Membership, a $50+ Value once you include free shipping. We also did reviews on all of Active Ankle's Market leading Ankle Braces.
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In this breakout sessions you will see a great drill that works on middle defense and transition setting. As you can see from this drill allot of attention is paid to developing all players ball control including middles and this falls into Bill Ferguson' philosophy on coaching volleyball and making sure his team (meaning all players - including middles) develop good ball control. This post features the coaches running the drill from both sides.
Volleyball1on1 is excited to announce that long time Volleyball1on1 Instructor will continue to host youth beach volleyball camps in Orange County. Ed a long time beach and AVP Beach Volleyball professional has built a good reputation as hosting once of the best beach volleyball camps in California for youth players. The camps occur all summer long and take place Monday - Friday 9 am till Noon. Ages are 7-16 both boys and girls. For more details contact Ed and his wonderful staff below!
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December 2, 2013 - Welcome Volleyball1on1.com new site. Moving over 1500 videos and organizing it is a challenge and we ask you to please be patient as we transition over to our new site! All our current volleyball content, including volleyball videos, volleyball, drills, volleyball practice plans and more, should be posted on the new site by Christmas.
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