This video features the next progression of the practice with a scored game like drill using a 6 foot forward jump serve to start the rally. The result of the tougher serving is more spray passes thus working on some of the new setting techniques the players just worked on in the previous drills.
Volleyball1on1 offers a good selection of team and multi-skill beach volleyball drills. These drills will improve team skills of passing, setting and spiking all often in a game like situation while on the net.
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 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.
3 Ball Transition Beach Volleyball Drill – 3 For Offense, 2 For Defense to Score with Pedro Brazao (2 Videos)
This beach volleyball drill features a serve and two free balls. This drill focuses on both defense and offense and put allot of pressure on players to consistently side out.
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.
This is another great warm up drill which focuses on covering the hitter as well as lifting the ball after you cover the hit and getting back and ready to spike. This drill works on allot of beach skills that are often ignored but by doing it during the warm up it allows the players to work on skills while building into their hitting.
This is an incredibly fun and challenging beach volleyball drill that will warm up players, improve skills, improve team communication and finally get players heads in the game of volleyball. The drill felt next too impossible when it started but by the time it finished all 4 players were juiced and excited for what was an incredible practice to follow which only built on this great first drill to start!
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Adriano demonstrates part two of the progression drill specifically for blocking. This drill involves two balls and more.
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Adriano talks about how to do the first part of a progression drill. This works on ball control, footwork and more.