I’ve got a couple buddies who just returned from playing in two . They play for the relatively small, under-dog team from the Virgin Islands. Marc and Anthony are both in their own Amazing players. Anthony is an arrogant 6’5 monster who reachs his armpits over the net when he blocks any ball near him.Details
I realize that it has been several weeks now since I last wrote anything. The main reason for this is pretty simple. I have pretty much zero time available to do anything. So what was I doing? The short answer is refereeing and coaching volleyball.
It started in mid-June with the Jr. Boys Classic in Anaheim, CA.
Volleyball1on1 just released their latest videos featuring Dana Camacho. There is so much valuable information that Dana shares with subscribers, but the true gem is understanding how Dana “The Skyball King” Camacho has perfected his unique skyball serve. As a relatively new beach volleyball player I have tried serving skyballs a little bit.Details
One week ago was the start to a 2012 beach volleyball season for a newly found tour, The NVL. Their first event of 2012 was coupled with the Preakness Horse Race in Baltimore, MD in the hopes that people going for the races might stop and catch some volleyball also.Details
A few days ago was the finals to a week long event for Men’s International Volleyball. It featured the United States and Canada. But what led up to this showdown?
It’s a week before the start of the tournament and a truck has pulled into the parking lot at Long Beach State.
This past weekend I was able to be a part of something extraordinary. I was fortunate enough to be in attendance at the NCAA Men’s Division I and II Volleyball Championship at the Galen Center. The final’s match was between two amazing teams, the UC Irvine Anteaters and USC Trojans.Details
This is practice 1 of 2 by NCAA LMU Head Volleyball Coach – Tom Black. Tom has worked with us before here at volleyball1on1.com.
Last year we filmed two full indoor volleyball practices with Tom including an interview from his office where we asked a ton of questions on coaching and volleyball.
Date: May 12th Location: Walter Pyramid at Long Beach State University Time: All day! Tickets: Buy Here! When the United States Men’s Volleyball National Team rolls up to the Walter Pyramid at Long Beach State University for the NORCECA Continental Olympic Qualification Tournament, they might take a second look at their calendars. That’s because a…Details
We are super excited to add a new volleyball practice by coach Gary Sato. This practice contains some great volleyball drills that can be used at all levels from beginner to advanced. For example the first warm-up drill I saw him using it earlier in the week with the USA Men’s National Team. We were…Details
This is great easy drill that can be used to focus on and individual players defense and spiking or multiple outside hitters defense and transition to spiking. This drill can be done with just one player or as a team with multiple players.
Keys to Success
Volleyball Drills for Spiking – Defense to Hitting Transition
1) Good blocking to defense transition footwork.
2) Calling for the ball and focus on a settable ball from defense.
3) Successfully transitioning outside the court to be ready to approach and spike.
4) Focusing on good form in the spike.Details