Coaching Advice for Beach Volleyball Blocking and a Review of the Practice Thus Far with Pedro Brazao

This video contains volleyball coaching advice for beach volleyball blocking. Additionally Pedro gives us a quick review of the players skill level and some thought on things the players should improve.
Please keep in mind all the players except Andor Gyulai (Volleyball1on1 Owner) have represented United States for Beach Volleyball. What this means is you are getting to watch and almost semi pro level practice and what the top players do to get better during their volleyball practices!

Youth Online Volleyball Spiking Lesson – Arm Swing Mistakes To Avoid

This is an youth online volleyball spiking lesson Andor Gyulai (Owner – Volleyball1on1.com) did for a member of our site as part of our membership benefits. This is a great video for youth players looking to spike better. This video reveals many common mistakes we see youth players make when attacking.

“Reading the Game” for Volleyball: Reading – Planning – Doing, Model for Volleyball Coaching (Article 1)

Did you know one of the biggest breakthroughs in the “science of coaching volleyball” today is called “Reading the Game”? Most of the ideas related to this were first introduced by Karch Kiraly (considered the greatest volleyball player in the sport) on his retirement and transition into coaching just a few years ago during a presentation at an AVCA Convention in San Antonio, Texas.

2 Million And Counting… My Most Popular Volleyball Spiking Videos On YouTube

I recently hit over 2 million views for my videos on the subject of spiking on YouTube. Naturally I am always surprised and humbled because when I started Volleyball1on1 my goal was to just film the best players and coaches in the world and never did I think my videos would be some of the most popular. Today I am going to share some of these video including some of my favorite that I think are really good but have not become popular.

Beach Volleyball Superman Defensive Technique – Hand Down for Control / 2 Ball – Defense Drill

This video describes Jason Lockhead Superman Defense Technique. The technique involves you putting your non digging hand in the sand for more control so that you look like superman “Flying Pose” as you fly along the top of the sand. This technique was filmed while during practice while Jason was running a 2 ball beach volleyball defense drill.

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 …

Chris Austin – Setting Drill for Decision Making – 2 Balls, Choice – Set or Dump, Area 4 Start

This setting drill is final drill in the progression of setting drills and the focus is on decision making and dumping the ball. The players approach from area 4 and then based upon the pass have to decide are they dumping or are they setting. Chris often changes the drills in the series based upon what he see as the setters needs for that week but he always trys to get at least 1 decision making drill into the setter warm up drills.

Chris Austin – Volleyball Setter Drill for Footwork Patterns and Technique

This early practice volleyball setting drill works on just footwork patterns when setting. This drill should be performed before practice or while the rest of the team sets up the nets and warms up. You will notice hand position (Drill 1 in series) is broken up from footwork (Drill 2 in the series). This drill teaches detailed info on volleyball setting footwork.

Chris Austin – Volleyball Setter Drill for Hand Position and Technique

This video features one of our favorite youth volleyball setting drills. We encourage all youth coaches – high school and club to use this or similar drills during the early part of their practice to help develop their setters. Chris is a 2 time NCAA champion starting setter under two of the best coaches in men’s volleyball (John Speraw and David Kniffin). On top of this he coached club for 4 years while starting and winning at UCI – University of California Irvine.

Using Bio-Mechanic Tape to Initiate Trunk Rotation for Volleyball Spiking

As most good coaches know using your trunk to initiate your volleyball spiking power is critical to avoiding injury. In this video Andor Gyulai (Owner – Volleyball1on1.com) and Ryan Kendrick (Owner – Dynamic Tape) discuss how Dynamic Bio-Mechanic tape can be used to fix and improve volleyball spiking technique.

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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.

5 Video Beach Volleyball Spiking Series, with Bonus Video with Steve Anderson

Steve Anderson is one of the most accomplished beach volleyball coaches in the world having won the gold medal with the Australian women’s beach team in 2000 and is the current heard coach of Beach Volleyball Canada. In these 6 video series Steve teach correct beach volleyball spiking technique.

Beach Volleyball Spiking with Steve Anderson – Video 4 Gift Circle

In this video Steve talk about an important concept for beach volleyball offense, meaning spiking as well as beach defense. This is the concept of the gift circle and understanding when spiking as much as possible to hit outside the circle while on defense to be able to dig every ball in the circle!

5 Video Beach Volleyball Blocking Series with Steve Anderson

This is a full 5 video series with Olympics Gold Medal Coach and Head Coach of Beach Volleyball Canada, Steve Anderson. This article will go through all the most important concepts for blocking in beach volleyball including offering a demonstration on blocking.

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 Blocking with Steve Anderson – Video 2 Mindset

Video 2 of Beach Volleyball Blocking with Steve Anderson focuses on the blockers “Mindset” when at the net blocking. Most blockers because of indoor background playing volleyball or misunderstanding take the role of a “blocker mindset” when blocking a volleyball, Steve shares how to change that!

Beach Volleyball Defense with Steve Anderson – Video 4 Play On the Ball

Video 4 on beach volleyball defense is play on the ball. This videos is very revealing and talks about a number of important points including: – Weight on the out side leg in the direction you are looking to move. – Shoulder position on contact to bring the ball back to the other defender –…

Beach Volleyball Defense with Steve Anderson – Video 5 Shadowing

Video 5 on beach volleyball defense is on an exercise Steve does with players to help teach good technique and form for defense. The exercise known as shadowing has the student following the movements of the coach on the court.

Beach Volleyball Serving with Steve Anderson – Video 3 Address

Video 3 with Steve Anderson on Beach Serving discusses addressing the ball or the toss. This is a critical part of serving which is often neglected in our sport relative to a sport like tennis. Steve’s shares his effective and proven step by step approach to addressing the ball.