This volleyball drill can be used to improve your outside hitters defense after blocking as well as help them transition from playing defense to getting out and ready to spike a ball in the 4 position. Skill Level: This drill for volleyball can be used for players of all skill levels. # Players: This drill is…
Volleyball History and the Impact of AVP History on Beach Volleyball
AVP History reads like a movie script with hero’s and villains, here is a brief account on its impact on beach volleyball history. The AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour is the longest running professional beach volleyball league in the world.
Olympic Volleyball From 1964 to 1992 In 1964 Olympic Volleyball is introduced at the Tokyo Olympics, 71 years after it was invented by William G Morgan in Holyoke, Mass. In the Men’s contest, Russia won gold with Czechoslovakia taking Silver and Japan taking Bronze. 10 Men’s teams were invited to compete. In the women’s contest…
injin Smith, One of Beach Volleyball’s Best Players, But by Far Its Greatest Ambassador
Sinjin Smith is known by many as one of the greatest beach volleyball players in the history of the sport. From the 1980’s to early 1990’s Sinjin Smith and his partner Randy Stoklos were the most dominant team in beach volleyball history.
A Short Written History of Volleyball in the US and Globally
William G Morgan in 1895 invented the sport of volleyball while working in Springfield Massachusetts. He was the YMCA Physical Education director and was intrigued by the sport of basketball which was invented less than 10 miles away and less than 4 year earlier.
How Mintonette was Invented and Later became Volley ball, and then Volleyball
Mintonette as it was originally called was the name given to the sport founded by William G Morgan that later became volley ball and today is known as volleyball. The sport roots can be traced back to Holyoke, Massachusetts when William the director at the local YMCA
This past weekend I had the unbelievable opportunity to volunteer at the NORCECA beach volleyball tournament held at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, CA. While the weather and desert-like conditions weren’t the most conducive to an amazing sand volleyball experience the event was amazing. For the men’s side, Canada’s Chaim Shalk and Benjamin Saxton finished 1st.
Kent Steffes – The Greatest Volleyball Player Ever. If you had to ask any volleyball fan who is the greatest male player to ever play the game most would say Karch Kiraly. I would argue that he was the best indoor and outdoor player to play the game but Kent Steffes was the greatest player to play beach Volleyball period.
Learn about May-Treanor and Karch Kiraly – Impact of their Fathers on their Volleyball Careers. Misty May-Treanor and Karch Kiraly are universally acknowledged as the best female and best male volleyball players in volleyball history. In this brief article we will discuss some factors that help lead to them both making volleyball history. There is…
Below are the next 4 Volleyball Core and Ab Drills. The 4 Drills Include: Bicycle Extensions Hip Cycles Feet Pass Ab Hugs
Below are 10 Volleyball Core and Ab Drills. The 10 Drills Include: Plank Single Arm Single Leg Plank Left Side Plank Right Side Plank Roll Up Stretch Single Leg Roll Up Reverse Crunch Leg Raises Circle Raises Knee Ins
The next set of 10 exercises and drills for volleyball movement, agility, strength and conditioning are below. The Ten Drills Include: Dynamic Throw Push Up Catch Dynamic Wall Catch Sprint Dynamic Ready Position Wall Catch Dynamic Reverse Ready Position Wall Catch Dynamic Wall Catch Backward Turn Dynamic Wall Catch Lateral Push Up Position Dynamic Push…
The next set of 10 exercises and drills for volleyball movement, agility, strength and conditioning are below. The Ten Drills Include: Dynamic Single Legged Lunge Dynamic Lateral Walks Right Dynamic Inward Lateral Circles Dynamic Outward Lateral Circles Dynamic Inward Lateral Others Lateral Hops Dynamic V Pattern Circle Right Dynamic V Pattern Circle Pass Dynamic V…
The next set of 10 exercises and drills for volleyball movement, agility, strength and conditioning are below. Dynamic Seated Squat Ball Thrust Push Up Dynamic Lateral Walks Left Dynamic Toe Touches Dynamic Toe Touches with Push Ups Dynamic One Sided Crab Flips Dynamic Alternative Crab Flips Dynamic Double Hop With Push Up Dynamic Icky Shuffle…
Below are the next set of 10 exercises and drills for volleyball movement, agility, strength and conditioning. The 10 Drills Include: Agility Ball Drop Left Turn Agility Ball Drop Right Turn Agility Ball Drop Back Forward Dynamic Push Up Jump Squat Catch Dynamic Push Up Squat Catch Dynamic Push Up Hand Pass Dynamic Push Up…
Below are the next set of 10 exercises and drills for volleyball movement, agility, strength and conditioning. The 10 Drills Include: Movement – Circles Left Movement – Circles Right Movement – 40 Yard Right Left Dash Movement – 40 Yard Left Right Dash Movement – 40 Yard Back Pedal Left Agility Line Hop, Agility Side…
Below are the next set of 10 exercises and drills for volleyball movement, agility, strength and conditioning. The 10 Drills Include: Movement – Square Movement – X Pattern Movement – Squirm Left Movement – Squire Right Movement – Full Squirm Movement – Figure 8 Movement – T Shuffle Movement – F Pattern Right Movement –…
Below are the third 9 exercises and drills for volleyball movement, agility, strength and conditioning. The 9 Drills Include: Reverse Icky Shuffle Wide Icky Shuffle Left Ins Right Ins Right Lateral Scissor Hops Left Lateral Scissor Hops Jump Twist Squat Jump Sprint Falling Starts
Below are the second 10 exercises and drills for volleyball movement, agility, strength and conditioing. The 10 Drills Include: Left Push UP Sprint Reverse Push Up Sprint Right Push Up Sprint Roll Over Push Up Sprint Dead Man Sprint Sprint Swings In Outs Skip Slaloms Reverse Skip Slaloms Icky Shuffle
The next set of 13 exercises and drills for volleyball movement, agility, strength and conditioning are below. The Thirteen Drills Include: Dynamic Reverse Seated Wall Catch Left and Right Dynamic Backwards Seated Wall Catch Left and Right Dynamic Weight Transfer Wall Catch Right and Left Dynamic One Legged Squat Roll with Catch Dynamic Backward Crab…
Below are the first 10 Exercises and Drills for Volleyball Movement and Agility. 10 Drills Include: Back Pedal Right Turn Back Pedal Left Turn Over Stride Back Pedal Left Over Stride Back Pedal Right Sprint to Left Turn Sprint to Right Turn Reverse Spin Out Sprint Left Out Sprint Weight Shift Sprint Push Up Sprint…
Below are a series of dynamic volleyball drills to help warm-up and workout your athletes. These drills are part of a series of 170 Drills that focus on dynamic warm-up, stretching, strengthening, conditioning, agility, and overall athletic improvement for both beach and indoor volleyball.
Below are the next set of 7 exercises and drills for volleyball strength and conditioning. The 7 Drills Include: Speed Squats Jump Squats Single Legged Squats Lateral Lunges Scissor Jumps Jump Hops Horse Stance
I’ve delayed writing this article now for several days in the hopes that I’d receive a lot of emailed pictures one of my teammate’s parents took throughout the whole day. Needless to say I’m still waiting for the pictures and will edit this post as soon as they arrive (hopefully soon). But because the event was almost a week ago and was extraordinarily fun I want to get this up now.
This series of videos contains volleyball drills for core, stretching and agility. These drills provide a strong foundation for any workout and will help improve all level of players skills.
• Fly Planks
• Fly Planks with Push-Ups
• Donkey Kickbacks
• Light Bulb Twist
• Thumb Backs
• Tree Twist
All 6 drills are in video format below.
Today Olympic favorites -Jake Gibb and Sean Rosenthal lost to a lessor seeded Polish team in an epic battle in London. The commentators called the match an upset which in all regards it was but if you watched the match you would know that the better team won. Sure, Jake and Rosie have a better track record and are seeded higher
Below are extra volleyball dynamic workout drills and well as great exercises for warm-up.
The 9 drills included below are:
• Basic Skip
• Lateral Skip
• Reverse Skip
• Speed Skip
• Triple Skip
• High Skip
• Reverse Skip
• Reverse High Skip
• Long Skip
• Shoe Slaps
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Below are the second 10 Dynamic Warm Up & Workout Volleyball Drills.
10 Drills Include:
• High Knees
• Lateral High Knees
• Reverse High Knees
• One Legged High Knees
• Butt Kicks
• Lateral Butt Kicks
• Reverse Butt Kicks
• Grape Vine
• High Step Grape Vine
• Tap Ockie
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This post includes 10 Dynamic Warm-up & Workout Volleyball Drills, including: Shin Holds, Leg Holds, Over / Under’s, Ankle Swings, Standing Kick Backs, Standing Cycles, One Legged Superman’s, Frog Extensions, Squat Thrust, Squat Thrust with Push-Up. To see all 10 Drills below be sure to sign-in or become a member.
Many of you may have received an email from the AVP regarding Jake Gibb’s amazing story of persevering to make the 2012 Olympics in London. Stories of this kind where someone has to overcome a tremendous hardship are my all-time favorites. Ernie Davis, Lance Armstrong, Amare Stoudemire, Oscar Pistorius, and many many others are prime…
Like many of you, I’m planning on kicking back on the couch tonight and watching the Olympic opening ceremonies from London. While at 7:30 P.M. Pacific Time, NBC’s cameras will undoubtedly be fixed on Lebron James, Michael Phelps and Nastia Liukin, I’ll be searching instead for Jake Gibb, Donald Suxho, April Ross, Kerri Walsh, Reid Priddy.
Squat Thrust with Push-Up is a progression on squat thrust. This drill is obviously tougher squat thrust and by adding the push-up increases the complexity as well as the areas the exercise trains. Again this is a great warm-up as well as workout volleyball drill.