Andor Introduces Tom Black’s Read the Game Practice

In this video, Andor Gyulai Volleyball1on1.com founder and owner introduces Tom Black and what to expect from the practice! Tom Black is one of the top young up and coming volleyball coaches in the country. He currently works with the USA National Women’s team daily with head coach Karch Kiraly and Reed Sunahara.

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Tom Black Breaks Down Read the Game Practice in the Practice Overview

Tom Black – LMU women’s head coach and USA women’s assistant coach breaks down and explains the “Read the Game” volleyball practice plan he runs the Lions through. “Read the Game” was developed by many of the USA national team coaches before the 2012 Olympics, including Karch Kiraly, Ron Larson, Hugh McCutcheon, and Paula Weishoff.

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Volleyball Setter Tutor Drill With Ron Larson and Tom Black

In this video Ron Larson former USA assistant coach works with the LMU volleyball setters in a tutor drill.
Ron is an incredible coach and this series of videos highlights a number of important talking points for setters.
This includes:
• Consistent Contact Point
• High hands
• Follow through
• Feel – Getting an Intuitive feeling for the location of your sets.

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Warm Up Drill – Over the Net, Rotating 3 Defender 1 Setter Pepper with Tom Black

Working on all skills, this volleyball drill improves passing, setting and spiking. Again like the previous drill this warm up is game like and over the net as it builds skills. With limited gym time many coaches are having success using drills like this to start practice!

To see 12 similar drills by NAIA champion coach and Volleybal1lon1 instructor Dan Fisher click here.

Go here for a list of all warm ups in our library.

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Transition Toss Volleyball Drill with Tom Black

The transition toss volleyball drill works on transition hitting as well as “Read the Game” blocking and defense. The drill fits nicely into a progression from the setter tutor drills already run as well as working on the split step stretch-shortening cycle concepts.

This drill emphasis includes “reading the game” for blockers and defenders, as well as working on the fundamentals of transition and getting off the net after you block so that you get a good attack.

Click here for the full “Read the Game” practice and all of Tom Black’s 170+ Volleyball Videos and Drills

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Compete With Transition Emphasis Volleyball Drill With Tom Black

Compete with transition emphasis volleyball drill is the final progression of the practice and in many ways works to improve and emphasize all that the team has worked on thus far in the practice. Note: We have added the conversation from the office where Tom discusses this competition drill.

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