Beach Volleyball Spiking Secrets to Hitting High and Hard as an Old Guy

So as many of you know I still love playing beach volleyball competitively and I wanted to share an important tip that has really helped me as I turn 40 this year to compete against those young bucks. Hopefully it will help you do the same! As an older player I find attacking successfully is one of the most difficult things to do as you get older.

Improve Serve Receive Reaction – Split Step Stretch Shortening Cycle

he speed of the serve in volleyball for both the jump float and the top spin jump serve has increased to the point that players have between 0.6 – 1.1 second to react from contact from serve to contact when passing on serve receive. Given this speed the need to improve player reaction on serve receive has increased. The split step stretch shortening cycle…

King Kong’s Volleyball Spiking Demo With A Fast High Elbow (Serious Range)

For several years now I have heard from these so called volleyball arm-swing experts that the old ways of spiking a volleyball is not correct and that all players should change their arm-swing so that they can avoid shoulder injuries and spike the ball harder. I have always been very skeptical pointing out that shoulder injuries can be avoided by making some minor tweaks verses changing the entire …

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.

Volleyball Mike

Frustration On the New Ways Volleyball Spiking Technique is Taught in Name of Shoulder Injury Prevention

Hi, I’m Andor Gyulai – Owner of Volleyball1on1.com, I created this video to express some frustrations I have in the new ways volleyball spiking is being taught by people who have little experience playing the game, especially beach volleyball as well as minimal experience coaching youth successfully. I made this video to bring some new points to the conversation and hopefully give some confidence to experience coaches who are questioning what they are teaching and if it is correct in their coaching philosophies.

Beach Volleyball Defense – The Art Of the Fake

This video was from the AVCA Video Tip Of the Week Series we filmed to help grow the sport and expand our brand. In this video we explain some of the concepts behind using volleyball demo videos to improve motor skill learning. This video is a great example of how demo videos can quickly help you or your athletes pick up difficult motor skill learning task.

Volleyball Defense Demo, Side View at 25% and 100% Speed with Mike Diehl

This is a volleyball indoor defense demo with Mike Diehl of volleyball1on1.com. This is a side view slowed to 25% and 100% speed. Mike Diehl was a NCAA Champion at UCLA, a 4 Man Bud Light Tour MVP and Kill Leader, and a 15 Year European Indoor Pro. While playing Pro in Europe Mike was 3 time league MVP, along with being the league kill and ace leader. Mike is also a certified personal trainer and has been coaching volleyball for almost 15 years.

Volleyball Defense Demo, 45 Degree Angle View at 25% and 100% Speed with Mike Diehl

This is a volleyball indoor defense demo with Mike Diehl of volleyball1on1.com. This is a 45 degree angle view at 25% and 100% speed. Mike Diehl was a NCAA Champion at UCLA, a 4 Man Bud Light Tour MVP and Kill Leader, and a 15 Year European Indoor Pro. While playing Pro in Europe Mike was 3 time league MVP, along with being the league kill and ace leader.

Left Side Volleyball Blocking Demo, Side View at 25% and 100% Speed with Mike Diehl

This is a volleyball indoor left side blocking demo with Mike Diehl of volleyball1on1.com. This is a side view slowed to 25% speed. Mike Diehl was a NCAA Champion at UCLA, a 4 Man Bud Light Tour MVP and Kill Leader, and a 15 Year European Indoor Pro.

Left Side Volleyball Blocking Demo, Back View at 25% and 100% Speed with Mike Diehl

This is a volleyball indoor left side blocking demo with Mike Diehl of volleyball1on1.com. This is a back view slowed to 25% speed. Mike Diehl was a NCAA Champion at UCLA, a 4 Man Bud Light Tour MVP and Kill Leader, and a 15 Year European Indoor Pro.

Volleyball Demonstration – Kerri Walsh and April Ross – Sideout Off Two Ball Attack Off Serve, April Spiking

This volleyball demonstration features Kerri Walsh setting April Ross to attack the second ball while the blocker is running up. As you can see the defense is not ready and gets absolutely owned on the play. This play should be run when the defense has a blocker that serves a weak serve that is easy to pass and you partner is a strong hitter.

Volleyball Demonstration – Kerri Walsh and April Ross – Angle Block, Line Defense with April Blocking

Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross are featured in this demonstration with Kerri Serving and playing line defense and April blocking Angle. Kerri and April are two of the top beach players in the world and this was their first tournament playing together.

Volleyball Demonstration – Kerri Walsh and April Ross – Sideout on Angle Attack Off Serve, Kerri Spiking

This Volleyball Demonstration features a sideout pass, set, hit with Olympians Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross. Kerri passes serve and attacks while April sets. Kerri spikes a hard angle ball that is dug but not controlled well and converted.

Demo Kerri Walsh and April Ross – Sideout on Line Attack Off Serve, April Spiking

This 7 Angle volleyball demonstration features a sideout attack off serve with pass (April), set (Kerri) and spike (April). This was the first tournament the two Olympians played together in and yet they won it. Kerri Walsh Jennings is a 3 Time Gold Medal Olympian and April Ross is a Silver Medal Olympian.

Demo Kerri Walsh and April Ross – Line Block, Angle Defense with Volleyball Transition Hit, April Blocking

In this 7 Angle volleyball demonstration, Kerri Walsh Jennings (3 Time Gold Medalist) and April Ross (Silver Medalist) demonstrate a line block by April with Kerri doing angle defense. This video includes Kerri digging the ball with a transition spike / hit.

Demo – Kerri Walsh and April Ross – Angle Block, Line Defense with Volleyball Transition Hit, Kerri Blocking

This volleyball demonstration includes Olympic Gold and Silver Medalist Kerri Walsh and April Ross. This is the first tournament the two played together in Huntington Beach, CA for the AVP Tour in 2013. This video demonstration features a angle block by Kerri Walsh Jennings with April Ross playing defense and running the line, followed by a transition set and hit.

L vs. I Route and Offensive Strategy in Beach Volleyball

This video focuses specifically on L vs. I Route and Offensive Strategy in Beach Volleyball. This video is part of a larger video but starts at the specific location where Andor starts talking about the L and I formation offense in beach volleyball. Video includes examples from Kerri Walsh Jennings, Sean Rosenthal, Casey Patterson, Emanuel Rego and more…

Beach Volleyball Blocking with Steve Anderson – Video 1 Demonstration

Video 1 on Beach Volleyball Blocking with Steve Anderson is a demonstration on what is good blocking technique. In this video Steve Anderson and Andor Gyulai – Volleyball1on1.com Owner go through a blocking series showing what is good technique for blocking.

Beach Volleyball Setting with Steve Anderson – Video 1 Demonstration

This is video 1 of 5 on beach volleyball setting technique with Steve Anderson. In this video, video 1 we do a demonstration of how to set correctly. This video includes 4 sets from 3 angle namely back view, side view and 45 degree view. This video sets the foundation for the rest of the videos in the series.