Good volleyball warm-up drills are critical not only to help avoid injury but also to improve skill and get the athletes ready to play. In this volleyball drill series Brazilian Volleyball Coach Adriano Ticao puts his two athletes through a series of drills that accomplish a number of important tasks.Details
One of the major differences in how to transition to beach volleyball from indoor is playing 2 on 2 verses 6 on 6. Over at the beach you have to have the mentality to get every ball or every other ball, so be ready!
Hi, my name is Priscilla Lima. I’ve been playing volleyball since I was 15 years old.
In beach volleyball mental preparation is everything. When you are one of only two people and are defending an entire half of a volleyball court, you want to make sure that you and your partner know exactly what you are both responsible for on your half of the court.Details
Hi, I’m Stein Metzger 2004 Olympian, 18 time winner on the AVP and FIVB Beach volleyball tours. Today I am going to talk about beach volleyball and how to use the wind to your advantage. This is something you are going to have to learn if you are transitioning from indoor play, to the beach.Details
Logan is arguably the #1 indoor volleyball player in the world. She is the Co-Captain of the US National team and is a 4 year time all American player at Stanford with 1 NCAA title. Logan is going to compete on her 4th Olympic games and led the 2008 Olympics in points.Details
Hi! I’m Logan Tom, my quick bio is that I’m a three time Olympian while being the co captain to the upcoming London Olympic games in 2012. In the Beijing Olympics I was the overall points leader for women. I started playing on the US National team when I was 15 years old and also…Details
Hi, I’m Lauren Fendrick, top ten AVP player, top twenty FIVB player and four year starter as an outside hitter at UCLA.
Video tape is an invaluable tool to improving your game. In college I watched hours of tape and still use it today as I train out on the sand for women’s beach volleyball at the 2012 Olympic games.
Beach volleyball, your partner
For me, I think the number one thing is how do you side out together? When siding out you need to look at three things.
I generally play with taller players who often are not as good at passing so I really focus on my game to be a great setter to compensate for poor passing.
Hitting the D
During my career, particularly the last ten I became extremely proficient spiking the D set out the back row.
For me the first thing you want to consider is your approach and your starting point. Often I see players approaching from inside the court and straight down the line.
Volleyball Hitting is an essential skill, but enough with the platitudes. If you can’t hit a volleyball, then you’d better be a darn good setter. Because you aren’t playing volleyball without one of those two skills securely in the bag. Hitting a volleyball just happens to be my specialty, and todayDetails