Marcin Jagoda Volleyball Core Strength

Core training and exercise is critical for optimal performance and health. A good core workout improves spiking and passing to defense and blocking. Marcin walks through a series of videos to strengthen the core.
1. Front plank is essential for core strength. Keep it simple with elbows beneath the chest and hold that position.

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Marcin Jagoda Shoulder Injury Prevention

Shoulder health and preventing rotator cuff injuries applies to all volleyball players. In this series of videos Marcin talks about exercises to keep the shoulder healthy.

1. Thumb down cross body pull effectively helps to slow down the arm after spiking the ball.
2. Horizontal cable cross-over’s start by pulling the cable out to 90 degrees with the hips solid for a stable base.
3. Reverse “Y” begins with the thumb facing up and pulling up in a “Y” motion on the cable.
4. To do single sided bicycles place the feet shoulder width apart with the back on the floor. Put one hand behind the head and touch the shoulder to the opposite knee.
5. Resistance band shoulder flexion is done with high intensity and very fast reps.
6. Lat pulls requires a steady pace for the largest muscles in the back.

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Bill Ferguson – Conversations from the Office, Football Influences

This video contains more details on how football and USC football influences Bills Coaching Philosophy. Another great video for coaches to help them improve how they develop their students and team as well as how to run a successful practice and program. Also this contains some great information on verbal cues and how visual imagery used in football.

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Alicia Zamparelli the Pokey in Beach Volleyball

The perfect pokey and how it is done is shown by Alicia in this video series. Every player must have this move in their arsenal.

1. What the pokey is and a drill to get started
2. How to use the pokey on defense
3. Quickly adjust when the ball is hit easy and the hands are already up high

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Ticao Drill 8

Good volleyball warm-up drills are critical not only to help avoid injury but also to improve skill and get the athletes ready to play. In this volleyball drill series Brazilian Volleyball Coach Adriano Ticao puts his two athletes through a series of drills that accomplish a number of important task!

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Volleyball Drills for Setters: Double Setter Attack

This Volleyball Drill for your Setters focuses on footwork, hitter cohesion, in-transition plays and defense. Setters should use this drill to focus on their footwork and how to effectively run their offense. Use this drill with all of our other drills located here! Skill Level: This Volleyball Setter Drill can be used for beginner to intermediate skill level

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