This video features the players doing warm up hitting lines with Anjinho Bacil during the beach practice. The players are getting more physically ready for the tougher more intensive drills that include more attacking. What I like about this video is it brings up the important point that the passer / hitter should always pass the ball infront of the setter in beach. On a tough serve / free ball / even warm ups the passer needs to work to get the ball in front of the setter to set up the offense.
5 Video beach volleyball serving series with Steve Anderson. This post / article features all the videos as well as descriptions for each videos. Steve is an Olympic Gold Medal Coach and Head Coach of Beach Volleyball Canada.
This is a beach volleyball serving demonstration of the float serve. You will see the serve from 3 different angles namely back view, side view and front view.
Video 2 on beach serving, the arm swing that generates great force and accuracy.
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.
Video 4 in beach volleyball serving with Steve Anderson is on targeting. Steve has an accuracy tool / sequence he uses called: Hand, ball and target.
In Video 5 on beach volleyball serving with Steve Anderson we talk about rhythm and timing with the serve. Steve describes “Command performance” as you can do it in a game just as well as you can do this in practice.
This video is a great example of something Stein picked up while competing in Boulder, Colorado on the AVP Pro Tour that really helped him be a better player and get more kills and more aces while playing at altitude. The technique is call the “Goose Neck – Snap it Like a Pig”.
In this volleyball coaching video Stein Metzger teaches how and when to serve a deep serve.
In this instructional volleyball coaching series Stein teaches how and why to serve a short serve.
teve presents a video series on serving specifically for beginners. This vast amount of coaching and drills build confidence by breaking down the mechanics and technique for all players to become effective servers.
1. Begin with the correct way to address the ball
I am excited to add Sinjin Smith As our newest instructor on Volleyball1on1.com (4/12/13). Sinjin Smith won 2 National Championships at UCLA and was MVP his senior year. Coming out of college he and Karch dominated the beach volleyball scene as you can see below until Karch left for indoor and the Olympics
In this video beach volleyball legend Sinjin Smith shares some free instructional coaching for beach volleyball serving. This is a great video for players of all levels. This video is sponsor by Honu volleyball sandals.
Seth presents a six video series on how to jump serve in beach volleyball including drills for jumps serving.
Lauren talks about tough serving. Strategies are discussed primarily with making the opponent move to pass the ball.
Dana Camacho demonstrates his world famous beach volleyball sky ball serve. This serve is the thing of legends and something that will entertain and cause havoc all at once. Practice and enjoy! Make sure you tell your friends who taught you!
Dana gives more details of how to hit a sky ball serve that lands in ninety percent of the time. See the master in action!
Dana switches sides and demonstrates what changes are needed for the wind and location of the court when serving the beach volleyball sky serve from the other side.
Serving on the beach shares many strategies with indoor. Pro player Ed Ratledge presents his series of videos on how to serve effectively on the beach.
A simple yoga exercise makes the serve more consistent and accurate. Ed shows how to do this.
The sweet spot is the part of the ball you should focus on to make it jump off the hand. Alicia demonstrates the best way to accomplish this every time.
Anthony loves to talk about of his favorite topics, jump serving. This drill hones skills to score an ace when serving.
Jump serving is the best weapon to score fast points. Anthony walks through step by step on how to become one of the best on the beach.
Prepare your take off area and make sure to avoid foot faults by staying far enough behind the end line. Spinning the ball causes it to have more velocity to make it easier to get an ace.
In this 6 video series Gold Medal coach Steve Anderson teaches the fundamentals of the overhand volleyball serve.