Volleyball Drills for Outside Hitters: Defense to Hitting Transition

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…

2012 NORCECA Beach Volleyball Tourney – Chula Vista, CA

2012 NORCECA Beach Volleyball Tourney – Chula Vista, CA

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 Beach Volleyball Player Ever (Male)

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.

Misty May and Karch Kiraly, The Impact of their Fathers on their Volleyball Careers

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…

Exercises and Drills for Volleyball Movement and Agility 9

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…

Exercises and Drills for Volleyball Movement and Agility 8

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…

Exercises and Drills for Volleyball Movement and Agility 7

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…

Exercises and Drills for Volleyball Movement and Agility 6

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…

Exercises and Drills for Volleyball Movement and Agility 5

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…

Exercises and Drills for Volleyball Movement and Agility 4

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 –…

Exercises and Drills for Volleyball Movement and Agility 10

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…

Exercises and Drills for Volleyball Movement and Agility 1

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

Dynamic Volleyball Drills for Warm Up and Workout 1

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.

Participating in My First Charlie Saikley 6-Man Beach Tourney (aka the Manhattan 6-Man)

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.

Core, Agility and Stretching Volleyball Drills 1

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.
Drills Include:
• Fly Planks
• Fly Planks with Push-Ups
• Donkey Kickbacks
• Light Bulb Twist
• Thumb Backs
• Tree Twist
All 6 drills are in video format below.

Dynamic Warm-up & Workout Volleyball Drills 2

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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Dynamic Warm Up & Workout Volleyball Drills 1

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.

Team USA’s in the Olympics! But how did they get there?

Team USA’s in the Olympics! But how did they get there?

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.