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Most Recent Content

  • Chris Austin - Setting Drill for Decision Making - 2 Balls, Choice - Set or Dump, Area 4 Start

    Chris Austin – Setting Drill for Decision Making – 2 Balls, Choice – Set or Dump, Area 4 Start

    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.

  • Chris Austin - Volleyball Setting Drill, 2 Balls - In System, Out System, Area 4 Start

    Chris Austin – Volleyball Setting Drill, 2 Balls – In System, Out System, Area 4 Start

    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.

  • Chris Austin - Volleyball Setting Drill Like Serve Receive From 1,3 and 4 with Jump Set

    Chris Austin – Volleyball Setting Drill Like Serve Receive From 1,3 and 4 with Jump Set

    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.

  • Chris Austin - Volleyball Setting Multi-Ball Stationary Drill, Plus Setting Drills Explained

    Chris Austin – Volleyball Setting Multi-Ball Stationary Drill, Plus Setting Drills Explained

    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.

  • Chris Austin - Why Break Apart Teaching Setting Into Hands and Footwork

    Chris Austin – Why Break Apart Teaching Setting Into Hands and Footwork

    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.

  • Chris Austin - Volleyball Setter Drill for Footwork Patterns and Technique

    Chris Austin – Volleyball Setter Drill for Footwork Patterns and Technique

    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.

  • Volleyball Setter Drill for Hand Position and Technique

    Chris Austin – Volleyball Setter Drill for Hand Position and Technique

    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.

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    Chris Austin – Early Practice Setter Training Drills, Tips and Techniques Intro Video

    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!

  • Advanced Beach Volleyball Strategy Used by Kerri Walsh, April Ross and Other Top Beach Players

    Advanced Beach Volleyball Strategy Used by Kerri Walsh, April Ross and Other Top Beach Players

    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.

  • Steve Anderson Andvance Blocking Signals

    Advanced Beach Volleyball Blocking Signals That Include Serve Location by Steve Anderson

    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.

Recently Added Drills

  • Chris Austin - Setting Drill for Decision Making - 2 Balls, Choice - Set or Dump, Area 4 Start

    Chris Austin – Setting Drill for Decision Making – 2 Balls, Choice – Set or Dump, Area 4 Start

    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.

  • Chris Austin - Volleyball Setting Drill, 2 Balls - In System, Out System, Area 4 Start

    Chris Austin – Volleyball Setting Drill, 2 Balls – In System, Out System, Area 4 Start

    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.

  • Chris Austin - Volleyball Setting Drill Like Serve Receive From 1,3 and 4 with Jump Set

    Chris Austin – Volleyball Setting Drill Like Serve Receive From 1,3 and 4 with Jump Set

    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.

  • Chris Austin - Volleyball Setting Multi-Ball Stationary Drill, Plus Setting Drills Explained

    Chris Austin – Volleyball Setting Multi-Ball Stationary Drill, Plus Setting Drills Explained

    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.

  • Chris Austin - Volleyball Setter Drill for Footwork Patterns and Technique

    Chris Austin – Volleyball Setter Drill for Footwork Patterns and Technique

    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.

  • Volleyball Setter Drill for Hand Position and Technique

    Chris Austin – Volleyball Setter Drill for Hand Position and Technique

    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.

  • Cone and Ball Drill Exercise for Movement Portion - Velocity Workout 3 - Multi-Directional

    Cone and Ball Drill Exercise for Movement Portion – Velocity Workout 3 – Multi-Directional

    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.

  • Bill Ferguson - 6 on 6 Breakpoint Drill - Part 1

    Bill Ferguson – Volleyball 6 on 6 Breakpoint Drill

    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.

  • Pat Powers - Battle Star - 3 Man Block Transition Drill

    Pat Powers – Battle Star – 3 Man Block Volleyball Transition 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.

  • Cam Green - Rapid Fire Correction Drill

    Cam Green – Rapid Fire Volleyball Correction Drill

    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.

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  • Bill Ferguson - Middle Tutor for Setting and Defense

    Bill Ferguson – Breakout Sessions – Middle Transition Setting and Defense (Both Sides)

    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.

  • Youth Volleyball Camps

    Orange County, California – Youth Beach Volleyball Camps with Ed Ratledge

    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!

    Beach Volleyball Camps
    Season: All summer long, late June-August
    Day/Time: Mon-Fri 9-noon
    Ages: 7-16 with different camps for different ages
    www.VolleyOC.com/YouthCamps

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    Orange County California Adult Volleyball Classes

    Orange Country California volleyball classes

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    New Content is Being Added – Or Make a Request – Dec 2, 2013

    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.