Sand volleyball warm up, blocker pull or stay drill is a drill to help blockers make good decisions when blocking as well as work on their footwork when pulling.
Yes, we got them – Sand and beach volleyball drills by some of the best players and coaches to play the game.
In this multi video instructional series Tom Black and John Meyer offer specific details on helping players improve their approach and thus their spiking after passing. This is a great video and drill for players of all levels. There are also some great verbal cues offered for coaching.
This video series features a sand block defense tutor drill and instruction.
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.
Priscilla presents a six part video series on blocking. Blocking on the beach requires more area is covered at the net while the defender covers the rest of the court.
1. The fake out is an advanced technique that is easy to execute by taking a step back from the hitter then going up to block at the last moment.
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 demonstrates a court vision beach drill. The drill has the hitter use their peripheral vision to hit to a coach, without a call from the setter.
Priscilla shows and explains a cut shot drill. The drill is run on both sides of the court with two players.
Priscilla presents two line shot drills for the beach. Each drill is with two players switching to both sides of the net for a lot of touches and cardio.
Priscilla demonstrates a series of speed and agility beach drills. This set of ladder drills build on speed, footwork and agility to help with all areas of volleyball play.
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. To view all of Priscilla Lima’s videos – Click Here!
Priscilla talks about transition setting for blockers on the beach plus a transition setting drill. Details include proper footwork for how to pull off the net from both sides whenrunning this beach setting drill.
Priscilla presents a drill on passing the short and deep serve. The drill enforces identifying each serve so that players are not caught off guard.
Priscilla presents a passing drill for moving side to side. Players need to get behind the ball and focus passing straight in front of them.
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.
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.
When in trouble on the beach there is one place to put the ball. Seth demonstrates a drill of hitting to the middle.
Seth talks about and runs a drill for hitting or spiking on two. The first advantage is to keep the defense on their heels and many other reasons.
Seth plays a game of Vollis with Andor. Vollis is a combination of volleyball and tennis.
Lauren presents a video series on blocking. Lauren presents the differences of beach vs indoor, what to do after the block and how blockers can use the wind to their advantage.
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.
Dana warms up the players with a triangle drill while calling verbal cues. This is perhaps the most used and common warmup drill in beach volleyball.
Dana starts on a passing drill with correct position, staying relaxed and remove indoor tendencies.
Dana builds on what he said before but continues on the theme of correct position, staying relaxed and remove indoor tendencies.
Dana works on transition setting for the blocker. The blocker is told how to handle the balls natural backspin when it is dug, plus more.
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.