5 13 14 Enews – Velocity Workout 1 – Linear, Plus Courtesy Active Ankle Brace with Membership

This week I am excited to anounce I added one full new volleyball workout with AVP Pro Trainers from Velocity Sports Performance in Newport Beach California. Velocity is one of the premier training facilities in the country and many top AVP volleyball players like our own Ed Ratledge workout there.

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Anti-Rotation Core and Ab Exercise for Volleyball – Workout 1 – Linear

In this video Jason of Velocity Sports Performance goes over a drill he uses with many of his AVP pro beach players. The exercise focuses on anti-rotation core work which is critical for many movements in volleyball particularly spiking.

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Strength and Power Portion Workout – Hang Clean Pull – Workout 1 – Linear (3 Videos)

This post contains 3 videos regarding the strength and power portion of the workout. The specific exercise the athletes are working on in workout 1 is the hang clean pull. This series discusses allot of important concepts including why this exercise, how it is performed, sets, reps and different ways of performing.

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Volleyball Sled Run Progression Exercise Drills – Velocity Volleyball Workout 1 – Linear

This video is a progression from sled marches and sled skips. This video offers allot of insights and tips on correct technique for running and explosive movements. Jason Moreno describes it as energy bleed and how to move effectively so as to stop energy bleed during your explosive movements.

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Review of Workout Thus Far – Velocity Volleyball Workout 1 – Linear

This video is a review and update of the workout and exercises thus far from workout 1 at velocity which is a linear day. Points discussed included goals of this workout, exercises and drills, the different phases of the workout and training.

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Volleyball Sled Resisted Skip Exercise Drills – Velocity Volleyball Workout 1 – Linear

This video and exercise is the progression from the previous exercise namely sled marches. Sled resisted skips like sled marches builds explosive power that is used in all areas of volleyball play especially jumping and movement.

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Volleyball Sled Marches Exercise Drills – Velocity Volleyball Workout 1 – Linear

In this video you will learn about sled marches and the important points to consider as well as the benefits when performing this exercise. It is really revealing how important it is to work with expert trainers as even college volleyball players need correcting on drills as proven by this video and exercise.

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Volleyball Single Leg Step Ups Exercise Drill – Velocity Workout 1 – Linear

The next drill is the single leg step up drill where the players step up onto a 6, 12 or 18 inch box. Not 18 inch box might be for elite Olympic level athletes so most user should look at the 6 or 12 inch box. This exercise builds leg muscle explosion which can be used for pretty much everything in volleyball including jumping and defense.

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Sumo Squat Touchdown and Series of Runs with No False Step – Velocity Volleyball Workout 1 – Linear

This video contains the sumo squat touchdown exercise as well as drills to help work on no false steps with your movement. The sumo squat touchdown is a great exercise and works on hip mobility and hamstring flexibility.

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Shoulder Posterior Activation Using TRX – Y T W Exercises – Velocity Workout 1 – Linear

This video contains exercises for shoulder posterior activation. The equipment used for this is TRX Trainer and the specific exercises are the Y T W exercises. The exercises are given these names as this is the shape you make with your arms as you do them and it makes it easy to remember.

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Glut Med Activation Exercises – Velocity Workout 1 – Linear (2 Videos)

This video contains part of the warm up. This includes glut med activation exercises used to warm up critical areas of the body as well as increase the heart rate. This exercise can also be used to help identify weaknesses, imbalances and potential future injuries. Experienced instructors can use this exercise to also identify and modify the workout as needed.

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Velocity Workout 1 – Meet the Instructor Jason Moreno

In this video you will meet the instructor Jason Morneo. Jason is a 15 year sports performance coach who works with professional athletes, Olympian’s, college players and young athletes looking to play volleyball seriously. He personally coaches professional beach volleyball players on the AVP tour like Ed Ratledge.

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Introduction to Velocity Sports Performance and the Facility

In this video Andor Gyulai (Owner Volleyball1on1.com) shares some quick info about Velocity Sports Performance, their staff and the training facility. It is important to see this video before watching the other videos in the series so you have a little bit more info about the company.

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All of Bill Ferguson Volleyball Videos, Drills and Articles

I am excited to add our newest volleyball coach this month (1/18/13) USC Men’s Head Volleyball Coach – Bill Ferguson. I have been friends with Bill for a number of years now, back to when I ran my own club of 8 teams and his volleyball coaching accomplishments are nothing short of incredible!

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Bill Ferguson – Conversation From Office – Pete Carroll Influence on Bill As a Coach

In this video Bill shares coaching advice and tips he picked up from Super Bowl, National Champion, and former USC Football coach Pete Carroll. This video also reveals some of Bill’s roots in coaching and how he looks outside of the sport of volleyball to innovate and improve his coaching ability.

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Bill Ferguson – Conversation From Office – How Have You Grown as a Coach

The sign of any great person is their ability to change and grow as the circumstances need. To reflect on what happens and make improvements in the future. In this video Bill Ferguson talks about some of the challenges he has experienced as a coach and improvements he has made in himself, with his staff and in his program to try and overcome these challenges.

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Bill Ferguson – Conversation From Office – How Do You Connect With Players

In this video Andor and Bill talk about how Bill connects and motivates his players. USC Volleyball is a program that really cares about its players development both on and off the court. This video plus other videos previously filmed really makes this apparent. This video also offers great insights for coaches to use themselves when coaching and building relationships with their players.

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Bill Ferguson – Conversation From Office – USC Coaching Staff

In this video Bill and Andor discuss the USC Coaching staff and their responsibilities. This is a good video for all coaches to see and also learn how each coaches skills and personality is used successfully to enhance the program and its results.

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Bill Ferguson – Conversation From Office – Starting the Play or Rally

This video is a result of a question Andor asked from Bill Ferguson on his opinion on of what are the best ways to start the play or rally more effectively in practice. A Problem many coaches have is they are not making their practice as game like as possible and putting balls into play that are not balls the players will see in matches.

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Bill Ferguson – Conversation From Office – Amount of Float Serving

In this video Andor and Bill discuss how the teams serving strategy has changed with its players and how this affects practice and team goals. This is an insightful video and shows how good coaches adjust to their personal, strengths and weaknesses.

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