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

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 can get better. This is what Andor does with Kerri and the team.

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

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 from the previous videos series.

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

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 is designed for players very new to the game. In this case Uni High has several players that have just started playing volleyball, meaning they have played for a year or two, yet they are extremely athletic. This drill works to teach how to be an effective middle player.

Team Volleyball Blocking Trips with Chris Austin

This video features team volleyball blocking trips with Chris Austin. In this video you will hear important verbal cues when coaching volleyball blocking technique. To see more indoor blocking drills or beach blocking drills click the links. Also click the links for indoor blocking technique, beach blocking technique, indoor blocking demonstrations and beach blocking demonstrations.

Pat Powers – Battle Star – 3 Man Block Volleyball Transition Drill

Battle Star – 3 Man Block Volleyball Transition Drill is a drill named and started by Olympian and former USC Coach Pat Powers. The drill basically is initiated with a high bounce ball by the coach in the back row which then sets up a set which likely has a 3 man block. The rally is then played out to work on transition offense and defense.

Bill Ferguson – Volleyball Blocking Trips with Hit Off Box from 2014 Practice

In this video you will see the team running blocking trips. What makes this different from previous times we have filmed USC Volleyball practices is that the coaching staff has added hitting off the boxes. This gives a more real game like element and definitely improves the practice and drill.

Brian Gimmillaro Learn to Play Volleyball – Blocking

This is a 45 minute video where Brian Gimmillaro goes over every detail as it relates to volleyball blocking technique. This video is great for coaches and players of all ages and is a must for players looking to play in college or volleyball coaches looking to successfully coach the sport.

Dan Fisher Volleyball Warm Up – Volleyball Blocking Reading Drill

This reading volleyball blocking drill helps blockers to better read the hitters arm as well as the setters to be better blockers. This is another warm up volleyball drill Dan incorporates on the net in game like situations in order to rapidly improve players skills. This is a great “reading the game” drill by improving the blockers vision and defensive covering.

Dan Fisher 3 Ball Wash Volleyball Drill for Middle Blockers

This series of videos contain the 3 ball wash volleyball drill for middle blockers. This great drill helps middle blockers with eye sequences and footwork. This helps middles with obvious game situation moves that often get neglected because they are not practiced successfully! Additionally it helps middles and blockers more successfully read the game, plus focus on watching the hitters arm swing.

Dan Fisher Conversations from Office Practice Warm Up – Blocking with Cover

In this conversation from the office video Dan and Andor discuss the volleyball warm up drill – blocking with cover. This is another great on net volleyball drill that warm up your players while building skills in real game like situations. On top of that it helps your players read the game better and helps your team play better cover defense.

Steve Anderson Beach Volleyball Blocking for Beginners

Steve walks through a video series on blocking for beginners on the beach. Height is not always needed and confidence is easily gained with coaching cues and drills that are easy to understand.

1. A blockers mentality is taught in a drill without ball so the blocker understands how active blocking is on the court.

Bill Ferguson SCVC Volleyball Blocking Trips Drill

This is a great video where you see Bill Ferguson running the blocking trips volleyball drill for juniors. This drill is simple and extremely effective. What I like about the video is you see Bill teaching the kids correct technique as well as it is interesting watching him interact with the kids and push them to do it better!

Bill Ferguson – Conversations from the Office, Stations – Jeff Blocking & Cam Defense

This video discusses the stations that Jeff Nygaard and Cam Green were managing! Jeff was focused on the middles and blocking namely reading the hitters shoulder and making strong moves. Cam Green was focused on defense and the area 1 defenders digging balls. Both drills focus on key points and in this volleyball videos we discuss details.

Bill Ferguson – Conversations from the Office, STD Drill

This video contains the in office conversation between Andor and Bill Ferguson where they discuss the STD or Volleyball Super Technical Drill. This video contains details of the origin of the drill, why the coaching staff likes the drill, how Jeff Nygaard was introduced to the drill.

Bill Ferguson USC running STD Volleyball Drill

STD Volleyball Drill – “Super Technical Drill” is a great drill to help area 2 and 4 hitters as well as blocking in area 2 and 4. The drill basically forces the ball to the outside where the outside hitters can only hit line or angle. This forces the hitter to improve spiking shots as they are now forced to work on all their shots.

Volleyball Blocking Drill by Brian Gimmillaro

In practice volleyball blocking drill by Brian Gimmillaro with the LBS Women’s Volleyball team. This is a great, easy to do rapid fire drill that allows coahes to offer allot of feedback while give players the opportunity to do lots of reps and work on volleyball form when blocking

Tom Black – Hut to Five Volleyball Drill From Practice 1

Hut to Five volleyball drill – Is a drill run early in the season to help middles with their eye sequence and to help them have better technique and make better moves when they block. Additionally it is a great drill for outside hitters to work on attacking as well as for defense to work on defending the outside attack.

USA Men’s Volleyball Practice Plan and Drills with Alan Knipe #1 – Part 4

This series of videos include, a quick running lines warm up, a blocking trips drill and finally a 3 team wave drill. This is the first time in the practice where the players are competing and scoring in the practice. The intensity picks up significantly and now you see the fire that comes with these incredible athletes competing.

Priscilla Lima Beach Volleyball Blocking

Priscilla presents a six part video series on blocking. Blocking on the beach requires more area is covered at the net while the defender covers the rest of the court.

1. The fake out is an advanced technique that is easy to execute by taking a step back from the hitter then going up to block at the last moment.

David Fischer Volleyball Block to Hit Transition

Transitioning off of the block and to the hit is integral to every teams success. Pro player and twelve year coach David Fischer presents a complete series with drills on this topic.
Demonstration of a drill to perfect the footwork and improve conditioning.The right side of the court uses a slightly different footwork to move from blocker to hitter.