Learned Automatic Response and Implicit Guidance in Volleyball Coaching – Game Plan Offense

This article and video series reviews how beach volleyball players who develop a “Game Plan Offense” can takes advantage of “Learned Automatic Response” and “Implicit Guidance” to beat opponents and overcome physical disadvantages on the court. The tactic I will discuss were used quite successfully in the 2016 Olympics to defeat Kerri Walsh Jennings and…

How To Overhand Serve Over The Net And Spike Harder – Youth Volleyball Training Tool

This new volleyball training tool will help young players by helping them learn “How to Overhand Serve” over the net and spike with more power. In this video I demonstrate with my 9 year old son Thor (Filmed 03/17) how the Passback football can help you learn to serve and spike with more power. Thor…

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.

Spray Pass – Regular and Overhead Setting Beach Volleyball Drill with Coaching by Anjinho Bacil

This video features a continuation and a progression from the previous spray pass drill. Now players not only have to set a bad spray pass, but in some cases the spray pass is so bad they have to set the ball behind themselves. This video also works on player spacing and helps the attacker with where and how to approach a bad pass so they can still maybe be in system or at least get a decent attack in on the bad pass.

Warmup Hitting Lines Beach Drill with Anjinho Bacil

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.

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.

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…

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!

Steve Anderson Beach Volleyball Spiking for Beginners

Steve presents a series on spiking which is what every beginner wants to learn. In these videos everything is broken down and builds confidence with easy to understand instruction and drills.

1. The arm swing on the beach is unique and slightly different from indoor. Proper technique prevents injury and forms a base to work on.

All of Sinjins Smiths Beach Volleyball Coaching Videos and Drills

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

Tom Black Sand Pass and Approach Drill

This beach volleyball and sand drill focuses on passing a ball followed by the technique for a volleyball approach and spike. A few things this drill will help reinforce with good verbal cues: Slow to fast, open up to the ball and contact the ball on your right shoulder.