Chris has finished working with the setters individually and is now focused on the full team. To start practice he introduces the players to the full practice outline / plan, plus shares his individual and team goals for the training. This is a great video as you get to see how he interacts with his players, how he discusses topics and drills plus much more. Watching others coach is one of the best things you can do yourself to get better as a coach.
This is video 4 of a 4 part video series on exercises for spiking. The exercise is: Explosive cable chops. This is another great trunk / core exercise for generating power when spiking a volleyball. In the video Reid talks about discussed when the exercise should be incorporated into your workout, how many sets and how many reps.
This is video 3 of a 4 part video series on exercises for spiking. This video features the med ball chop, a powerful exercise for generating speed and power through your core, trunk and abs when spiking. Like other video filmed with Reid this video will also help with mobility and flexibility to help generate more power.
This is video 2 of a 4 part video series on exercises for spiking. These exercises focus specifically on generating power using your trunk, hips, core and abs. The exercises focus on rotation and opening up the hips verses just using your shoulder. The result is players will see decrease in injuries plus spike a volleyball significant harder.
This is video 1 of a 4 part video series on exercises for spiking and hitting a volleyball harder, specifically using your trunk for generating power. These exercise will also help increase mobility / flexibility so that you can open up more to increase the power you generate.
This setting drill is final drill in the progression of setting drills and the focus is on decision making and dumping the ball. The players approach from area 4 and then based upon the pass have to decide are they dumping or are they setting. Chris often changes the drills in the series based upon what he see as the setters needs for that week but he always trys to get at least 1 decision making drill into the setter warm up drills.
The next progression in the warm up / early practice setting drills with Chris Austin is setter coming from area 4 and setting 2 balls: 1 – In system, 1 – Out system. The setters are encouraged to jump set and this drill simulates more what happens in a long rally when a player is blocked.
The next progression of the warm up skill building setting drills is the two setters approaching from rotations 1, 3 and 4 in serve receive type format. Each setter sets one ball and then repeats. 4 Balls each for a “In System”, “Medium”, “Out of System” pass. Focus is getting their feet set then making the same moves and footwork to the ball.
In this video Chris Austin starts by explaining how they run setting drills and clinics. Then the video follows with a progression of the setting drills with a multi-ball stationary drill. The multi-ball stationary drill basically allows the setter to get a feel of just setting, pulling together what they did in drill 1 – where the focus was just hands, and drill 2 – where the focus was just feet. The drill consist of coach tossing 8 balls to the players and the setter setting front or back with an “In system” toss.
n this video Chris Austin (2 Time NCAA Champ as starting setter for University of California, Irvine) explains why he breaks down setting into hands and footwork patterns. Chris, spent year under coaches John Speraw and David Kniffin. Both coaches were NCAA coaches of the year and John is the current head of the USA Men’s National Team.
This early practice volleyball setting drill works on just footwork patterns when setting. This drill should be performed before practice or while the rest of the team sets up the nets and warms up. You will notice hand position (Drill 1 in series) is broken up from footwork (Drill 2 in the series). This drill teaches detailed info on volleyball setting footwork.
This video features one of our favorite youth volleyball setting drills. We encourage all youth coaches – high school and club to use this or similar drills during the early part of their practice to help develop their setters. Chris is a 2 time NCAA champion starting setter under two of the best coaches in men’s volleyball (John Speraw and David Kniffin). On top of this he coached club for 4 years while starting and winning at UCI – University of California Irvine.
This is a intro video for some new content with instructor is Chris Austin, UCI starting volleyball setter who won 2 NCAA Championships at University of Irvine under NCAA Coaches of the Years; John Speraw and David Kniffin. Two of the best coaches currently in men’s volleyball. Chris offers unique insights in his series of videos as he is one of the few top college players who coached club while playing college at the highest level and this gives him a unique perspective on what works and what does not!
In this video you will learn advanced beach volleyball strategy for offense and defense used by the best players in the world including Kerri Walsh and April Ross. This video will offer new insights on running offensive and defensive routes as well as new advanced blocking calls to make this possible. This video includes demo examples with Kerri Walsh, April Ross, Casey Patterson, Emanuel Rego, and Alison Cerutti.
In this video Olympics Gold Medal beach volleyball coach Steve Anderson shares a new hand signal technique he uses for advance players to show not only the block and defense, but also where he would like the player to serve. This is extremely important for advanced beach volleyball strategy where you are looking to force your opponents into specific hitting routes and play defense according to those routes.
In this video we share a new volleyball ankle taping technique that is good for recovering ankle sprains, light sprains and allowing good movement while still protecting the ankle injury or problem. This is different than traditional taping techniques, think of it more like something a dancer would use to help support and ankle sprain rather than a technique to lock up the ankle from further injury.
This video features taping techniques for achilles and calf injuries and problems. This is a new type of tape on the market that absorbs and creates load thus doing different things than tradition athletic tape of kinesio tape.
This video offers new ideas and ways on helping players create trunk rotation volleyball power using bio-mchanic tape by Dynamic Tape. This video features a volleyball taping volleyball players muscle proprioceptive so as once the tape is removed the player is more conscious of using their trunk and hips to generate power.
This video features volleyball taping techniques for sacroiliac joint And pelvic stability. This is not a common volleyball injury no less one that does occur from time to time. This taping technique can be used for a wide range of injuries related to movement and spinal stability and therefore we felt it was worth filming and adding to Volleyball1on1.com.
As all players know patellar tendonitis is a common volleyball injury that affects players of all levels. In this video we show a new taping technique using Dynamic Bio Mechanic Tape. This is a new tape on the market that offers a new way to address common volleyball injuries. This taping technique is pretty simple and can be performed by a player, parent, coach or trainer.
One of the most common injuries in volleyball is back injuries. In this video Andor Gyulai and Ryan Kendrick discuss a new tape and taping technique for common back injuries. This tape and technique is new on the market and features bio mechanic tape by Dynamic Tape.
In this video Andor Gyulai and Ryan Kendrick of Dynamic Tape go over a easy taping technique to deal with deceleration volleyball shoulder injuries. This can be done by parents, coaches and trainers and will significantly help with deceleration shoulder problems.