He was the first foreign born player to win an AVP event. Stein Metzger gives him credit for teaching what is now known as the Steino Pokey Shot! Earned his first outdoor domestic title in 2001 with Scott Ayakatubby at Huntington Beach. Won his first AVP event with with Jose Loiola in 1995 indoors at…Details
*1897 ASSOCIATION ATHLETIC LEAGUE HANDBOOK – VOLLEY BALL / Mintonette* During the winter of 1895-96, Mr. W.G. Morgan of Holyoke, Mass., developed a game in his gymnasium which he called Volley Ball. It was presented to the succeeding Physical Directors’ Conference and the general impression seemed to be that it would fill a place not…Details
This post is set up to help you ask volleyball technique questions and also related questions! This will help us be better at what we do!Details
This Volleyball Defense Drill is for defensive players and teaching them to stay in zone 6 during a play. The USC Men’s Volleyball Program some of the best facilities of any program in the country. In this all access pass we are going to take you inside USC Men’s Locker Room and show you arguably the best Men’s Volleyball Facilities in the country.Details
This volleyball drill is for Outside Hitters’ quickness and timing. It helps the hitters become smarter players on the court, move better on defense and are all round better in transition spiking.
Skill Level: This volleyball drill can be used for beginner to advanced skill level.
# Players: This drill is designed for 1-3 players. A variation of the drill can include blockers.Details
This offensive volleyball drill can be used to help your Outside Hitters focus on discipline, ball control, timing and hitting.
Skill Level: This offensive volleyball drill can be used for intermediate skill level.
# Players: This drill is designed for 3-8 players. A variation of the drill can include defense and offensive covering.Details
This drill for volleyball can be used to improve all of your hitters contact point focusing them to reach high and snap on the ball when spiking. Also great for back row attacks and ball control.
Skill Level: This drill for volleyball can be used for intermediate to advanced skill level.
# Players: This drill is designed for 1-8 players. A variation of the drill can include blockers, defense and offensive covering.Details
This volleyball drill can be used to improve your outside hitters defense after blocking as well as help them transition from playing defense to getting out and ready to spike a ball in the 4 position. Skill Level: This drill for volleyball can be used for players of all skill levels. # Players: This drill is…Details
Volleyball History and the Impact of AVP History on Beach Volleyball
AVP History reads like a movie script with hero’s and villains, here is a brief account on its impact on beach volleyball history. The AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour is the longest running professional beach volleyball league in the world.
Olympic Volleyball From 1964 to 1992 In 1964 Olympic Volleyball is introduced at the Tokyo Olympics, 71 years after it was invented by William G Morgan in Holyoke, Mass. In the Men’s contest, Russia won gold with Czechoslovakia taking Silver and Japan taking Bronze. 10 Men’s teams were invited to compete. In the women’s contest…Details
injin Smith, One of Beach Volleyball’s Best Players, But by Far Its Greatest Ambassador
Sinjin Smith is known by many as one of the greatest beach volleyball players in the history of the sport. From the 1980’s to early 1990’s Sinjin Smith and his partner Randy Stoklos were the most dominant team in beach volleyball history.Details
A Short Written History of Volleyball in the US and Globally
William G Morgan in 1895 invented the sport of volleyball while working in Springfield Massachusetts. He was the YMCA Physical Education director and was intrigued by the sport of basketball which was invented less than 10 miles away and less than 4 year earlier.Details
How Mintonette was Invented and Later became Volley ball, and then Volleyball
Mintonette as it was originally called was the name given to the sport founded by William G Morgan that later became volley ball and today is known as volleyball. The sport roots can be traced back to Holyoke, Massachusetts when William the director at the local YMCADetails
This past weekend I had the unbelievable opportunity to volunteer at the NORCECA beach volleyball tournament held at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, CA. While the weather and desert-like conditions weren’t the most conducive to an amazing sand volleyball experience the event was amazing. For the men’s side, Canada’s Chaim Shalk and Benjamin Saxton finished 1st.Details
Kent Steffes – The Greatest Volleyball Player Ever. If you had to ask any volleyball fan who is the greatest male player to ever play the game most would say Karch Kiraly. I would argue that he was the best indoor and outdoor player to play the game but Kent Steffes was the greatest player to play beach Volleyball period.Details
Learn about May-Treanor and Karch Kiraly – Impact of their Fathers on their Volleyball Careers. Misty May-Treanor and Karch Kiraly are universally acknowledged as the best female and best male volleyball players in volleyball history. In this brief article we will discuss some factors that help lead to them both making volleyball history. There is…Details
The next set of 10 exercises and drills for volleyball movement, agility, strength and conditioning are below. The Ten Drills Include: Dynamic Throw Push Up Catch Dynamic Wall Catch Sprint Dynamic Ready Position Wall Catch Dynamic Reverse Ready Position Wall Catch Dynamic Wall Catch Backward Turn Dynamic Wall Catch Lateral Push Up Position Dynamic Push…Details
The next set of 10 exercises and drills for volleyball movement, agility, strength and conditioning are below. The Ten Drills Include: Dynamic Single Legged Lunge Dynamic Lateral Walks Right Dynamic Inward Lateral Circles Dynamic Outward Lateral Circles Dynamic Inward Lateral Others Lateral Hops Dynamic V Pattern Circle Right Dynamic V Pattern Circle Pass Dynamic V…Details
The next set of 10 exercises and drills for volleyball movement, agility, strength and conditioning are below. Dynamic Seated Squat Ball Thrust Push Up Dynamic Lateral Walks Left Dynamic Toe Touches Dynamic Toe Touches with Push Ups Dynamic One Sided Crab Flips Dynamic Alternative Crab Flips Dynamic Double Hop With Push Up Dynamic Icky Shuffle…Details
Below are the next set of 10 exercises and drills for volleyball movement, agility, strength and conditioning. The 10 Drills Include: Agility Ball Drop Left Turn Agility Ball Drop Right Turn Agility Ball Drop Back Forward Dynamic Push Up Jump Squat Catch Dynamic Push Up Squat Catch Dynamic Push Up Hand Pass Dynamic Push Up…Details
Below are the next set of 10 exercises and drills for volleyball movement, agility, strength and conditioning. The 10 Drills Include: Movement – Circles Left Movement – Circles Right Movement – 40 Yard Right Left Dash Movement – 40 Yard Left Right Dash Movement – 40 Yard Back Pedal Left Agility Line Hop, Agility Side…Details
Below are the next set of 10 exercises and drills for volleyball movement, agility, strength and conditioning. The 10 Drills Include: Movement – Square Movement – X Pattern Movement – Squirm Left Movement – Squire Right Movement – Full Squirm Movement – Figure 8 Movement – T Shuffle Movement – F Pattern Right Movement –…Details
Below are the third 9 exercises and drills for volleyball movement, agility, strength and conditioning. The 9 Drills Include: Reverse Icky Shuffle Wide Icky Shuffle Left Ins Right Ins Right Lateral Scissor Hops Left Lateral Scissor Hops Jump Twist Squat Jump Sprint Falling StartsDetails
Below are the second 10 exercises and drills for volleyball movement, agility, strength and conditioing. The 10 Drills Include: Left Push UP Sprint Reverse Push Up Sprint Right Push Up Sprint Roll Over Push Up Sprint Dead Man Sprint Sprint Swings In Outs Skip Slaloms Reverse Skip Slaloms Icky ShuffleDetails
The next set of 13 exercises and drills for volleyball movement, agility, strength and conditioning are below. The Thirteen Drills Include: Dynamic Reverse Seated Wall Catch Left and Right Dynamic Backwards Seated Wall Catch Left and Right Dynamic Weight Transfer Wall Catch Right and Left Dynamic One Legged Squat Roll with Catch Dynamic Backward Crab…Details
Below are the first 10 Exercises and Drills for Volleyball Movement and Agility. 10 Drills Include: Back Pedal Right Turn Back Pedal Left Turn Over Stride Back Pedal Left Over Stride Back Pedal Right Sprint to Left Turn Sprint to Right Turn Reverse Spin Out Sprint Left Out Sprint Weight Shift Sprint Push Up Sprint…Details
Below are a series of dynamic volleyball drills to help warm-up and workout your athletes. These drills are part of a series of 170 Drills that focus on dynamic warm-up, stretching, strengthening, conditioning, agility, and overall athletic improvement for both beach and indoor volleyball.Details