Another great video from our interview and conversation from the office with Al Scates. In this video Al shares more stories and talks about the greatest players he ever coached.Details
l Scates shares some great stories about his championship titles including which was his favorite and why.Details
This is a great interview where Al reflects on his mentors and how they taught him to make it fun for the players to come to practice. Plus how a mentor made him concentrate on getting his masters degree and his relationship with legendary basketball coach John Wooden.Details
Al has always believed, do not mess with success, meaning if something works don’t change it. In this video Al talks about allowing players to have their own style when playing.Details
In this video Al Scates discusses how changes to the rules affect tactics and coaching.Details
Al gives his best advice for girls and boys players who want to reach the collegiate level on a scholarship.Details
Al Scates – Practice Plan #1 – Part 1 of 11Details
Practice Plan #1 – Part 2 of 11 – Running the Bic Drill.Details
Practice Plan #1 – Part 3 of 11 – Running the Bic ContinuedDetails
Practice Plan #1 – Part 4 of 11 – Roundhouse and Joust Drills – Technique.Details
Volleyball Practice Plan Men’s Indoor With Al Scates #1 – Part 5. Al Scates Coaching Indoor Volleyball Blocking Technique.Details
Part 6 – Free ball and wash drills (5 videos)Details
Practice Plan #1 – Part 7 of 11 – Practice Wrap Up and the Assistant Coaches Thoughts on Practice.Details
Al Scates Discusses Current Volleyball Warm Ups Vs. That In the Past.
Al Scates Discusses Focuses for Early Season Practice Plan.
Al Scates Discusses the Round House and Joust Volleyball Spiking Drills.
Al Scates Volleyball Coaching Advice – Creating In Practice Competition.
Al Scates – His Journey As UCLA Volleyball Coach.
Al Scates on the Best Players He Ever Coached and Some Fun Stories.
Al Scates Stories and Discussing His Championship Titles.
Al Scates UCLA Mens Head Coach – all time most NCAA men’s volleyball championships.
Al reflects on his mentors and how they taught him to make it fun for the players to come to practice. Plus how a mentor made him concentrate on getting his masters degree and his relationship with legendary basketball coach John Wooden.Details
UCLA Campus Video 1 – Andor stops by the UCLA volleyball trophy case. Also Andor shares his quick thought on playing at UCLA.Details
Gary knows first hand height does not affect the defensive part of the game. This video series discusses the fundamentals to playing defense in various positions. It culminates with what a defenders mindset needs to be.
1. The stance begins in an athletic position with arms out in a neutral place and relaxed.Details
Blocking in volleyball has evolved as the speed of the game continues to increase. Gold medal coach Gary Sato presents the basics of how to block effectively.
1. Thirds is the basic building blocks of blocking. Each front row player is assigned a specific section of the net.Details
Over the years Gary has developed a structured system of scouting the opponent’s tendencies exposing their strengths and weaknesses. Gary presents in this series tactics used to win Olympic gold and bronze medals.
1. The chart is set up by entering the numbers of the opponents players. Then each players tendencies can be marked.Details
As a licensed chiropractor Gary demonstrates several lower back stretches that keep players healthy and playing longer. These stretches are the same ones used by Olympic athletes.
1. By stretching the hamstrings they release easier and allow the body to bend at the waist farther.Details
This drill offers a rare chance for caoches to witness one of the greatest coaches in the world coach youth players. Gary Sato is head coach for Japan Men’s Volleyball, on top of this he is Olympic Gold and Bronze Medal Coach. In this series of instructional videos Gary is coaching his daughters club volleyball team.Details