In this video series I review what I think is some bad blocking technique by Ryan “Avatar” Doherty. I love Ryan as a person and all that he does for the sport of beach volleyball. I highly encourage you to pick up his book (Avatar’s Guide to Beach Volleyball: Everything you need to know about…
In this video we review youth high school volleyball blocking and coaching mistakes. The video also brings in good lessons from Kerri Walsh Jennings on blocking and can be used as a tool for coaches to help young players learn to love the game and watch more beach volleyball.
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.
This post contains a 2 part video evaluation of Ryan Doherty blocking verses the great Ricardo and Alison. I love Ryan and what he does for the sport however he is making some major, easy to correct blocking mistakes and it is time to fix them before the Olympics!
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 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.
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.
In this 7 Angle volleyball demonstration, Sean Rosenthal and Olympics Gold medalist sideout on a cut shot off serve receive. Sean is spiking / attacking with Phil setting.
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.
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…