Being a former hitter indoors Marcin demonstrates how to play effective volleyball defense with proper body position and footwork.
Upper back injuries are very common due to the number of overhead movements in volleyball. Marcin walks through several strength and conditioning exercises to keep players upper back healthy when playing volleyball.
Knee issues are caused by over use or muscular imbalance, particularly in the quads for volleyball players. Marcin demonstrates two exercises he learned as a certified trainer to correct this.
Shoulder rehab and strengthening is vital to volleyball players in order to spike harder. Marcin talks about four different exercises to keep the shoulder injury free.
Many injuries occur in the lower back when playing and training for volleyball. Marcin shows three exercises using only your body weight to keep the back healthy so your stay on the court longer.
Rolling out improves players mechanics and revolutionizes how the body functions. Marcin demonstrates how to foam roll more effectively on your lower body.
Rolling out the upper body is just as important as the lower body. Marcin demonstrates how to foam roll out effectively for volleyball.
Marcin talks about the importance of stretching after playing or working out. Included are two different volleyball stretches to stay loose. To view all of Marcin Jagoda’s videos – Click Here!
Marcin talks about firing up fast twitch muscles during practice and a tournament. Three exercises are presented and demonstrated to help you perform better on the volleyball court.
Marcin talks about proper nutrition for volleyball practice and tournaments. The days of eating pizza before playing are done.
Supplements give quicker recovery from playing and working out. Marcin talks about two nutritional supplements that work very well for recovery and strength building.
Jeff presents a series of videos on middle blocking. This set starts with the correct eye sequence, goes through the best form and technique and finishes with advanced reads of the opponents offense.
Jeff shares his insight on middle hitting. This series demonstrates how to be deceptive and beat the blocker to the punch when spiking out the middle.
1. The gap is always placed between area two and area three. Make the approach from the middle position with correct form to maximize power and range to all angles of the court.
The middle front one ball is a very fast attack meant to beat the blocker with quickness and speed. Jeff talks about and demonstrates the correct form for this attack.
The Bic is a very well known play in volleyball that gets its name from Stein Metzger and Jeff Nygaard. Jeff had a direct hand in naming the play while winning two NCAA championships. Here he talks about it and how to run it successfully.
Jeff shows the correct footwork when pulling off the net when playing indoor volleyball as a middle blocker.
In transition and an ideal world everything is three steps. Three steps to the block, three steps to the starting position, three steps on the approach. Jeff shows how it’s done.
When moving to block area four use three steps to the block, three steps to the starting position, three steps on the approach. Jeff shows how it’s done with good volleyball blocking footwork.
Jeff lets out a secret because he likes to let out secrets. When all the blockers are bunched together in the middle, correct footwork will prevent the blockers from crashing into each other when moving to the outside.
When covering the entire net while blocking long distances have to be traveled. Jeff demonstrates an advanced piece of footwork that moves the blocker quickly from one side of the court to the other side. To view all of Jeff Nygaard’s videos – Click Here!
Taking risks means knowing the opponent and recognizing when to not do a normal block, but to take away the hitters favorite shot. Jeff presents an example how how to be smarter as a blocker.
Middle moves means reading the hitter and most importantly scouting reports on the hitter. Knowing the hitter leads to doing alternate moves that force the hitter to change their swing or get blocked. Jeff explains how.
Staying in control lies between not trying at all and trying too hard. When trying too hard mistakes will be made. Jeff presents a video that mentions fellow Volleyball1on1 instructor Marcin Jagoda.
Middles that have the skill to set a volleyball open up more offensive possibilities. Jeff explains the options available in this video and the importance of middle hitters learning to set in transition.
Seth presents a 6 video series on hitting with power. Using a bungee cord these exercises greatly increase arm speed and power when spiking a volleyball on both the beach and indoor.
Seth talks about blocking on the beach. This series of 6 instructional videos applies the basics of volleyball blocking for both beach and indoor.
Setting for a big man on the beach is necessary since very few serves go to the biggest player. In this 6 video series Seth demonstrates how big men can become more effective beach volleyball setters.
Seth presents a six video series on how to jump serve in beach volleyball including drills for jumps serving.
Passing requires a good platform and correct footwork which indoor middle blockers. Seth explains how to pass effectively.
Seth presents doing your homework. Homework involves scouting the opponent through video and talking to other teams before matches. This is am important key for beach volleyball success.
Moving from indoor to beach means having to play in varying weather conditions. Seth talks about playing in different types of sand, wind and other weather conditions successfully.
The volleyball community is very small and people skills are absolutely necessary. Burnham tells how to best interact with all people in tournaments and with practice as you never know when you may need a new teammate in beach volleyball.