Moving to attack is one of the most important and under practiced skills in beach volleyball. Stein calls it “Moving without the ball” and in this instructional and drill series you will learn this important skill so that you can spike better.
Yes, we got them – Sand and beach volleyball drills by some of the best players and coaches to play the game.
In these two videos Stein shares and important secret or tip followed by a quick drill to help players improve their volleyball setting particularly their bump setting.
In this series of videos Stein Metzger Shares his Olympic as well as AVP and FIVB winning beach volleyball warm up.
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Steve presents a series on spiking which is what every beginner wants to learn. In these videos everything is broken down and builds confidence with easy to understand instruction and drills.
1. The arm swing on the beach is unique and slightly different from indoor. Proper technique prevents injury and forms a base to work on.
teve walks beginners step by step through instruction and drills on how to pass like the pros do. Easy to use verbal cues and examples are included to build confidence with game like situations.
1. Footwork progresses from the starting position to moving sideways, backward and forward with efficiency.
Steve presents a series of videos on setting for beginners that is easy to understand with instruction and drills that can be put into action with confidence.
1. The most common question is answered on what is a legal versus illegal set with a demonstration on the differences.
teve presents a video series on serving specifically for beginners. This vast amount of coaching and drills build confidence by breaking down the mechanics and technique for all players to become effective servers.
1. Begin with the correct way to address the ball
Steve walks through a video series on blocking for beginners on the beach. Height is not always needed and confidence is easily gained with coaching cues and drills that are easy to understand.
1. A blockers mentality is taught in a drill without ball so the blocker understands how active blocking is on the court.
Steve describes and demonstrates how to pull from the net when blocking. These videos show the easy and efficient way to properly pull off the net that has players build confidence quickly.
1. Staring position and balance with efficient footwork has players cover a large amount of ground when staying at the net.
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.
Matt teaches a drill for blocking on the beach. This drill is the first of three that involves a tape above the net.
Matt demonstrates a drill for blocking on the beach. This drill adds a progression to the first drill in this three part series.
In the final video of this three part series the progression ends with a live action drill. Matt explains the last part of the beach blocking drill.
In this beach volleyball practice plan we filmed Tom Black and the LMU Lions Women’s NCAA Sand volleyball team. This practice along with the second practice in the series reveals a ton with regard to coaching NCAA Women’s Sand Volleyball.
Tom Black Beach Practice Plan #1 – Part 1 of 5 – Practice introduction and review, followed by warmup, including 1 on 1 short court, off the net bump setting, and finally blocker training drill where the blocker decides whether to pull or block. These warm up drills once again demonstrates Tom focus on warm up drills that build skill.
Beach Practice Plan #1 – Part 2 of 5 – This series of beach volleyball videos and drills includes the practice outline to the team as well as a good serving and passing drill.
Beach Practice Plan #1 – Part 3 of 5 – Passing and approach beach drill. This is a great drill to develop the important skill of passing the ball followed by an approach.
Beach Practice Plan #1 – Part 4 of 5 – Sand wave drill with a serve and a virus. This is part of the progression of practice as the drills become more and more game like.
Beach Practice Plan #1 – Part 5 of 5 – Competitive Play and Practice Wrap Up.
Tom Black sand volleyball warm up drills, 1 on 1 short court and off the net bump settings. Both these drills focus on building skill while warming the players up, a common theme in all of Tom Black’s practice plans.
Beach and sand volleyball warm up drill featuring Tom Black and LMU Sand volleyball team. This drill helps the players improve their bump setting, one of the most important skills in beach volleyball while helping them warm up.
Blocking in beach volleyball is extremely tough for new sand players in that the player often has to decide whether to pull or stay up and block. This simple drill will help players make good decisions when on the net blocking.
Tom Black serving and passing beach volleyball drill where the coach helps the players focusing on weak passing areas with a toss. This simple yet effective drill allows the coach to focus on individual passing and serve receive needs of each player.
This beach volleyball and sand drill focuses on passing a ball followed by the technique for a volleyball approach and spike. A few things this drill will help reinforce with good verbal cues: Slow to fast, open up to the ball and contact the ball on your right shoulder.
In this series of videos Tom Black and LMU Women’s Sand Volleyball Team do a wave drill with a serve and a virus. drill consist of a serve followed by the serving team receiving a ball that needs to be hit over on 1. If the serving teams wins two balls they rotate over in a wave to the receiving side of court.
This practice plan is from a NCAA Sand Volleyball Practice we filmed with Tom Black and the LMU Women’s volleyball team. This practice takes place during the first season of women’s sand volleyball in the NCAA and it is extremely revealing to hear and see its impact on the sport.
Beach Practice Plan #2 – Part 1 of 5 – This series of videos include the practice introduction with Andor and Tom, additionally the complete series of warm up drills. Finally the videos also include the sand practice plan overview with the team where Tom breaks down the practice for the players.
Beach Practice Plan #2 – Part 2 of 5 – Drill and instruction on passing to spiking in sand volleyball.
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 contains Tom Black college sand volleyball women’s early volleyball warm up. This includes some movement drills, bungie cord drills, 1 on 1 volles, then finally some off the net bump setting.
Beach and sand volleyball drill – off the net bump setting from beach volleyball practice 2 with Tom Black and LMU.