This is Jason Lockhead Beach Volleyball Superman Scramble Defense Drill. This drill helps with both technique as well as trains players to chase every ball. The drill is easy yet effective. The drill also will help players build a strong cardiovascular base.
Beach volleyball defense drills to help improve your individual and team digging while on the defense in beach volleyball.
This video series features Pedro Brazao taking the players through a guided hard angle hit ball with a line block off a server to either player. If the defender does not dig the ball the coach puts in another ball. This video has the funniest in action sequence we have ever filmed! “This will hopefully teach you young guys a lesson about making fun of old fat guys who are just getting back into it and trying to get in shape! We were young guns too and in many cases brought a much much bigger cannon! :)” – Andor Gyulai – With a Bazooka
This video features advanced beach volleyball defense technique and tips with Andor Gyulai the owner of Volleyball1on1.com. This video also features a simple defense beach volleyball drill to help with these techniques. The technique is described as the “Stretch Step Shortening Cycle” and is used to help players load as the ball is contacted so…
In this video Andor and Anjinho review the 4 person cross court pepper beach volleyball drill and each shares their thoughts on the drill.
This video is a continuation and filming from the earlier cross court pepper drill. This drill features allot of verbal cues and coaching on: movement, managing the ball between you and your partner, defense, ball control, setting and more. This video again shows how the best make the game simple and how they make the court smaller and easier between partners.
This 4 person drill is a great warm up beach volleyball drill or drill that can be inserted into any beach volleyball practice to help improve: setting, pulling, defense, movement and player spacing as a team.
2 Ball Beach Volleyball Defense Drill Off a Bench with a Line Pull and Line Defense by Pedro Brazao (2 Videos)
This beach volleyball defense drill features two balls, a line pull and a angle block with a line defense. Each play is played out and the coach Pedro Brazao is hitting off a bench. This video features allot of good verbal cues as well as some good coaching feedback for line defense with an angle block as well as some tips on pulling when blocking.
This video contains beach volleyball coaching tips for blocking shots plus a 2 ball defense drill with a block and a dig with Brazilian Coach Pedro Brazao coaching. This video is extremely insightful as Pedro discusses a common mistake players make when trying to block shots in beach volleyball. His answer is on point and easy to understand.
2 Ball Beach Volleyball Defense Drill Off a Bench with a Line Block and Angle Defense by Pedro Brazao
This 3rd beach volleyball drill (In Pedro Brazao Practice) is a 2 ball beach volleyball defense drill featuring a line block and angle defense with beach volleyball coach Pedro Brazao attacking from a bench to simulate a real attack. The players play the defense out off the dig but not off the block. The players are now starting to get warm and as a result the playing level in the drills and intensity is increasing.
This video describes Jason Lockhead Superman Defense Technique. The technique involves you putting your non digging hand in the sand for more control so that you look like superman “Flying Pose” as you fly along the top of the sand. This technique was filmed while during practice while Jason was running a 2 ball beach volleyball defense drill.
This defense drill is focused on players starting position of defense and not leaning as this can make it extremely difficult to change directions. This is a simple drill where the coach hits 3 balls, two balls for the blockers and 1 ball for the defender behind the block. The hits to the defender start originally as a line or cut shot but are modified over time. Also the blocking position is changed from line to angle and the number of hits the coach can hit is increased as the drill progresses.
Digging a low ball from a short serve or a ball that goes into the net is extremely common yet very difficult skill to make a “Better Play” on the ball. Learn Stein Metzger Secret called “Drop the Furniture” to change this and make it easy.
Steve presents a full video series of playing defense on the beach for beginners. This series goes through the process for players and coaches to efficiently build skills and confidence quickly.
1. Defense starts with the player covering their half of the court and determining how many shots they can systematically cover.
Beach Practice Plan #2 – Part 3 of 5 – 2 Sand Drills, Block Defense Tutor and 3 Chance Siding Out Drill
This part of practice focuses on block defense and siding out. Both drills offer real life examples and lots of reps.
This video series features a sand block defense tutor drill and instruction.
Priscilla shows a series of 6 instructional volleyball videos on warming up. These videos cover defense, blocking and fun variations of pepper while preparing to play for practice or in a game.
1. A quick and simple footwork drill for defense involves moving without the ball while visualizing running down a cut shot then a line shot with your partner.
Priscilla walks through a drill for beach volleyball defense. The drill includes digging two hard shots then chasing down a line shot or a cut shot on defense.
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Lauren presents a video on the overhand dig for beach volleyball defense. In this the dig is demonstrated to keep control of the ball.
Lauren demonstrates a one arm dig drill. Discussed is how the drill improves a players range and skill when two arms can be used.
Lauren presents a video of defensive footwork drills. Several drills are demonstrated as all can be done without a ball at any time.
In part II Dana tells the defender to hit the same shot every time while the blocker works on setting.
Part III the players switch positions with Dana making corrections during and after the play. Great to see some of the corrections and verbal ques.
Part IV the players review how improvements are noticeable. Dana adds even more for the players to work on during the beach volleyball practice.
Part V players switch to the other side of the net and are able to work on any shot they want. Verbal cues are made for good contacts.
Dana and Andor wrap up the practice with comments from the players.
Adriano runs professional player Matt Prosser through part III of a progression drill. The full series is run with Andor. You can see both players are puffing hard at the end of the drill.
Adriano runs professional player Matt Prosser through part IV of a progression drill. The full series is run with Andor. You can see both players are puffing hard at the end of the drill.
Adriano talks about how to do the first part of a progression drill. This works on ball control, footwork and more.
Adriano demonstrates the next part of the drill. Here an extra touch is added, the ball must be hit to the coach in the same area all the time and more.
Adriano discusses part three that adds yet another touch. This is the same drill run with pro player Matt Prosser that adds another touch at the net and more.
Adriano presents the last part of the progression as it adds a final touch on the ball. This is the same drill run with pro player Matt Prosser and more.
Ed shows ‘the worlds greatest defense drill’ to keep players relaxed and loose when on defense.