‘Serve around the clock’ is a beach volleyball drill that makes a players serving much more accurate. Ed demonstrates how to use areas of the indoor court out on the beach.
Yes, we got them – Sand and beach volleyball drills by some of the best players and coaches to play the game.
Ed’s favorite volleyball warm up drill for the arm includes good ball control for hitting.
A simple yoga exercise makes the serve more consistent and accurate. Ed shows how to do this.
Ed shows ‘the worlds greatest defense drill’ to keep players relaxed and loose when on defense.
Ed’s favorite passing drill is shown and explained in great detail for all players.
Ed tells how he uses indoor advice on blocking from his college coach, the legendary Al Scates, out to the beach.
Keeping the ball up on your side of the net leads to points being scored. Alicia goes through six of her favorite drills to keep the ball up.
One arm digs are a necessity and perfected with practice. Chicken wings are best you use a flat surface to contact the ball.
This drill lets players go a little ape and want a change of pace. Alicia talks about how she learned this fun exercise from a weightlifter.
The sweet spot is the part of the ball you should focus on to make it jump off the hand. Alicia demonstrates the best way to accomplish this every time.
Alicia has a simple drill to increase passing skills. Look at the bottom of the ball since that’s where the majority of contacts are made.
Alicia presents her favorite stretches that keep her on the court and prevent injuries. Demonstrated are several apparatus such as foam rollers and mats to stay loose and prevent stiffening up between matches.
Alicia spent hours perfecting this technique to keep the ball in and pressure on the other team. It’s a simple reminder to keep the fingers down when hitting the ball from off the net.
Alicia tells how repetition made her a pro player. Most importantly how to practice perfect and pay attention to technique.
Explosive speed and strength is a winning combination. Alicia has an entire series of beach volleyball drills to get to the ball quicker.
Alicia presents her six videos of digging on the beach. Here are highlights of what is included to become a better defender.
1. A drill working on the fundamentals of a solid platform and using it to cut the ball off.
2. How to dig a high line shot over the block.
Anthony loves to talk about of his favorite topics, jump serving. This drill hones skills to score an ace when serving.
Anthony always works on the fundamentals. This volleyball warm up drill concentrates on setting. It involves multiple touches and can be used with two to four players.
Setting is a skill that needs to be practiced every time a player is on the court. Anthony runs an example of the beach volleyball triangle drill while working on setting.
Anthony presents a drill that works on passing form and technique. The drill forces players to concentrate on the fundamentals while gaining multiple touches. Two to four players are needed.
Anthony gives a full insiders look at how to become a top defender on the beach. His easy to understand, step by step instructions include the following.
1. Get into position by not watching the serve, be ready and relaxed.
2. Keep the body in good position and ready to go dig the ball in any direction.
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This content contains a beach volleyball transition setting drill and information. In the drill gold medalist Eric Fonoimoana shares tips for transition setting.
ric shows an entire series of videos on passing. Everything is covered in great detail starting with the basics to a drill for superior passing skills.
1. Position is key by always being aware of where the end line and back line are. Decide before the serve who will cover the middle of the court.
2. Keep the arms out in front and prepared for anything to easily locate the ball and make the pass.
Eric presents his tips and lessons on how to defend the line shot on the beach. This includes helpful tips on footwork, movement and more.
Olympic gold medalist Eric Fonoimoana presents his series on spiking and sideing out every single time. Known as a powerful attacker Eric tells how he became prolific in scoring points.
Prepare and sell the hit by always being aggressive on the jump. A higher vertical is achieved by swinging the arms back on the approach then swinging the arms up to get out of the sand quicker. Scout out the opponents defense before the spike to get the kill.
Setting drills are how hitters turn into effective setters. Eric shows a drill and tips he learned on his way to becoming an Olympic champion.
Eric finishes beach volleyball blocking video series with a progression drill on blocking situations. Presented here is part three of a three part mini series on blocking.
Eric demonstrates a drill to become an effective blocker on the beach. Presented here is part two of a three part mini series on blocking.
Warming up correctly leads to success in the game. Eric gives multiple and invaluable examples and tips that made him an Olympic gold medalist. To view all of Eric Fonoimoana’s videos – Click Here!
Demonstrating one of his favorite warm up routines for hitting Eric explains key items on what to do. To view all of Eric Fonoimoana’s videos – Click Here!
Defense wins championships. Eric presents a series of videos on defense that led him to the ultimate prize, an Olympic gold medal.
1. Begin by positioning on the sand with the feet and arms in the correct location.
2. Using correct footwork to run down a shot with minimal steps increases speed.
ric shows how dropping off the net means first identifying when to drop into the court after the set is made. In this series it is described how learning this skill helped make him an Olympic gold medalist.
1. Good footwork starts with the inside foot facing parallel to the net and ending with a hop step.