Dynamic Visual Skills and Drills for Beginners – Static Drills with Bill and Ryan Harrison

24 Oct

This is the first of 5 Static Visual Drills and Skills we filmed with Bill and Ryan Harrison of SlowTheGameDown.com. Bill is a leader and pioneer in the area of vision for sports. SlowTheGameDown has been training athletes for over 40 years. From as early as George Brett (Baseball Hall of Fame) in 1971 to […]

Bill Harrison on Reading the Game

24 Oct

Reading the game is described by many coaches and players including Karch Kiraly and Hugh McCutcheon as the premier skill in volleyball. This video is the first video in a series of videos we filmed with Dr. Bill Harrison on vision and reading the game using vision. This video builds on ideas and concepts brought […]

Jason Lockhead Beach Volleyball Practice 1, 2014

23 Oct

In early 2014 Volleyball1on1 Owner Andor Gyulai filmed a beach volleyball practice with AVP and FIVB player and coach Jason Lockhead. Jason at age 30 is one of the youngest beach volleyball coaches we have ever filmed and also one of the most talented. For the practice we brought in 3 high level USA Beach […]

Full Volleyball Workout Series With Reid Hall (4 Videos)

23 Oct

Reid’s Workouts is producing some of the most physical and dynamic volleyball players. In this four part video series you will get access to a full workout that Reid Hall took a small group of 16 and 17 year old female volleyball players through. The four part series will cover the following:

The Best Beach Volleyball Cart and Bag on the Market Reviewed

23 Oct

In this video Andor Gyulai reviews the new beach Volleyball Cart by volleycarts.com. Some unique impressive features of this cart: – It is a bag and a cart in one. This makes it easy for coaches and players. – It has a hole so that you don’t take the beach home with you.

Defense Drill, 2 Blocks Then a Line or Cut Hit to The Defender with Jason Lockhead

22 Oct

This defense drill is focused on players starting position of defense and not leaning as this can make it extremely difficult to change directions. This is a simple drill where the coach hits 3 balls, two balls for the blockers and 1 ball for the defender behind the block. The hits to the defender start […]

Pass, Set, Cover Hit, Set Hit Warm Up Beach Volleyball Drill with Jason Lockhead

22 Oct

This is another great warm up drill which focuses on covering the hitter as well as lifting the ball after you cover the hit and getting back and ready to spike. This drill works on allot of beach skills that are often ignored but by doing it during the warm up it allows the players […]

Beach Volleyball Self Setting Square Drill with Jason Lockhead

22 Oct

This is a great warm up setting drill with Jason Lockhead, AVP and FIVB Player / Coach. This drill is designed for high level volleyball players but can be modified to make it easier or harder and you see how Jason does this, making the drill much harder as the players progress through it.

The Game is Changing. Are You? – James Puliatte

18 Oct

As coaches we can be stubborn, we like to run the same rotations in tight situations, we like to rely on the same hitter when we need a quick point, and we tend to stick to a very specific routine. Why? Because it works. Why? Because if it’s not broken why fix it right? Wrong. […]

Mental Challenge Standing Shot Game Skill Building Warm Up Drill with Jason Lockhead

17 Oct

This is an incredibly fun and challenging beach volleyball drill that will warm up players, improve skills, improve team communication and finally get players heads in the game of volleyball. The drill felt next too impossible when it started but by the time it finished all 4 players were juiced and excited for what was […]

Volleyball Coaching Nightmares – Uni High School – Santa Monica – Practice 2

16 Oct

This is day 2 / practice 2 of volleyball coaching nightmares. In this practice Andor Gyulai takes over practice and tries to teach the coach (Kerri Eich) important volleyball coaching concepts that she can use when coaching the team. Also where needed Andor sets a tone of how practice should be run and how the […]

Omaha Pressure Serving Volleyball Drill – Uni High – Day 2

16 Oct

This video features Andor teaching and running the his Omaha Pressure Serving Volleyball Drill. This drill is designed for all skill levels and will help teach your team to serve aggressively under pressure. On top of this the drill does a great job of building team unity. The drill should be run once or twice […]

Blocking Trips Drill – Uni High – Coaching Nightmares- Day 2

16 Oct

This video features Andor taking most of the team except liberos through a blocking trips drill. This drill is just flat out ugly, because the players have never run it nor have they effectively been taught how to block. Yet in cases like this it is important to struggle thought the drill so the players […]

Serving & Passing Drill and Teaching Middles Movement Patterns Drill – Part 2 – Uni High (2 Videos)

16 Oct

This post continues with the serving and passing drill on one court with the outsides, opposites and liberos and on the other court the middles and setters continue to work on teaching the middles movement patterns and how to spike successfully out of the middle hitter position. This drill offers a progression for the middles […]

Volleyball Coaching Nightmares – Uni High School – Santa Monica – Practice 1

05 Oct

Welcome to volleyball coaching nightmares. This programs follows Andor Gyulai for 1 week as he visit volleyball programs around the world with the goal of turning the program from Volleyball Coaching Nightmare into volleyball coaching dreams. This is the first series of 25 videos from Volleyball Coaching Nightmares at Uni High School in Santa Monica […]

2 Drills – Serving and Passing Drill and Teaching Middles Movement Patterns Drill – Day 2 – Uni High (3 Videos)

05 Oct

This series of 3 videos follows 2 drills Andor sets up for the players. The drills divide the outsides and liberos on one court to work on serving and passing while on the other court Andor takes the middles and setters to work of movement patterns. This video series is really basic in nature and […]

Andor Teaching Pre Practice Setters Skill Building Drill Focusing on Hands and Footwork – Day 2 – Uni High

02 Oct

The setter is the most important player on the court touching the ball almost twice as much as any other player on the court. This volleyball setter drill helps the setter during a time in practice when not much is going on get better with their hand and footwork technique for setting.

Volleyball Practice Plan Explained for Day 2 – Uni High – Volleyball Coaching Nightmares with Andor Gyulai

02 Oct

This video features the Volleyball Practice Plan for Day 2 of Volleyball Coaching Nightmares. In the video Andor explains the practice and his thoughts behind the layout, the drills and his goals for the practice. This video features many best practices in setting up a volleyball practice plan. The video also includes easy to use […]

Practice Breakdown and Team Core Values – Day 2 – Uni High – Volleyball Coaching Nightmares

02 Oct

This powerful video is the first video of Andor Gyulai coaching the team on day 2 of practice at Uni high school in Santa Monica. This video features a numbers of extremely valuable takeaways for coaches across all levels including:

90 Passes Skill Building Warm Up Drill – Day 2 – Uni High – Volleyball Coaching Nightmares (2 Videos)

02 Oct

The 90 Passes skill building warm up drill is a great drill to teach players concentration, while warming them up focusing on the important skill of passing. What the drill is able to accomplish is a high number of reps (90 For each player) in a really short period of time with very specific focuses, […]

Meet Andor Gyulai, Uni High Coaches and Find Out About the Players

26 Sep

This series of 3 videos is a must watch and introduces Andor Gyulai, the Uni High coaching staff and also gives you some information about the players.   We feel the coaching situation at the Uni High School volleyball program is similar to many high school volleyball programs around the world. We felt this was […]

Kerri Team Warm Up and First Drill For Day 1 at Uni High School

26 Sep

This series of two videos features Kerri’s team warm up plus her first drill – Overpass hitting drill. This is the first series of videos where we can see Kerri coaching and observe her coaching style and what drills she likes to run and why. Although the drills she runs are not very good in […]

Kerri Second Volleyball Drill – Hitting Lines 6 on 6 Play – Day 1 – Uni High (3 Videos)

26 Sep

This video features the completion of Kerri second volleyball drill plus Kerri explaining to Andor the purpose of the drill and some of the things she is trying to work on. This is revealing as it helps viewers understand her goals and the drills she is choosing based upon those goals.

Kerri Third Drill – Hitters vs. Defenders, 6 on 6 – Day 1

26 Sep

This video features Kerri third drill – Hitters vs. Defenders, 6 on 6 from day 1. The video features Andor observing the drill and still being pretty hands off. Andor shares some observations regarding the drill as well as what he has see in the practice thus far.

Andor Has Enough – Jumps in and Evaluates the Skill of the Squad – Day 1

26 Sep

In this video Andor has enough and based upon only being in the gym for 4 days decides to take over the practice and run a new offensive drill. Unfortunately it becomes very clear quickly that the level of drills Kerri was running the team at, did not match their skill level and Andor quickly […]

Andor Changes the Drill to a Simple Exchange Drill with Heavy Instruction – Day 1 – Uni High (3 Videos)

26 Sep

Andor has taken over practice and has modified the offense drill he was running into a simple exchange drill based upon the skill and ball control of the players. This series of 3 videos is extremely revealing and shows so many important points with regard to good coaching.

Andor and Kerri Discuss and Review the Practice Thus Far, Mid Practice – Day 1 Uni High

26 Sep

In this video Andor and Kerri discuss and review the practice thus far and some of the things Kerri observed watcing Andor coach as well as some things that Andor observed watching Kerri coach.

Kerri Takes Over Practice Again and Run A 6 on 6 Drill – Day 1 – Uni High

26 Sep

In this video Kerri takes over practice again and runs a 6 on 6 drill. Andor points out a few things that he thinks Kerri should consider in running the practice in order to make it a little smother and better. This includes adding serving and passing sooner in the practice as well as how […]

Andor Takes Over the Drill and Makes A Difference Immediately – Day 1 – Uni High School

26 Sep

In this video Andor takes over the drill and makes changes immediately. Andor coaching style, this early in the practice and based upon the needs that he sees is to really be on top of the kids with a ton of verbal cues and correction. Additionally Andor believes in “Raising the expectations,” of everyone on […]

Andor Ask Kerri What She Learned Watching Him Coach – Day 1 – Uni High

25 Sep

This is a revealing video where Kerri shares what she learned watching Andor take over the early part of practice and coach. It is really impressive how open Kerri is to getting advice and learning. This video reveals allot of how viewers can also take in the information and use it to improve their team […]