Bill Ferguson Practice Serving Drill is a simple and great drill that highlights Bill’s goals of serving tough. The drill starts with two minutes of warmup serving followed by two minutes of deliberate serving where the players are serving a specific area. – Notice also the serving is done in the middle of practice, this is discussed in the videoDetails
Area 1 Defense Volleyball Drill with Bill Ferguson, USC practice during the breakout sessions. Great simple drill that can be used for players of all levels. It basically includes two hit balls, one hit from area 2 and one from area 4. The area 2 ball is the hard cross court hit while the area 4 is hit high at the players head.Details
Bill Ferguson USC Practice, Team Stations – Area 4 Volleyball Blocking Drill. In this drill Jeff Nygaard works with area 4 for blockers on blocking technique.Details
Bill Ferguson Team Stations from USC Practice – Middle and Libero Volleyball Setting Drill. One of the biggest problems during transition is after the ball is dug on defense having a middle or libero set the ball effectively when the setter can not. Drill will help the middles with the accuracy of their sets.Details
Bill Ferguson and USC Practice Team Breakout Sessions – Serve Receive Volleyball Drill. Bill added this drill into practice as the players were having problems standing up while moving backwards on serve receive. What this volleyball drill does is reinforce staying down, while focusing on creating an angle with your platform.Details
Middle Blocker Volleyball Defense Drills for Area 5. As part of Bill Ferguson’s ongoing goals one area he puts particular focus on is team defense and ball control. As a result of this his team has consistently ranked in the top 5 in the MPFS for digs per game.
This volleyball drill highlights this focus by showing the work the coaching staff does with the middle hitters working on their defense in area 5.Details
Bill Ferguson Team Breakout Sessions – Setting Drills for Volleyball. Also great tips, technique and verbal cues to help coaches teach indoor volleyball setting.
Breakout Sessions are a great way to focus on specific skills for groups of players. In this drill Bill Ferguson focuses on setting for his setters. There are a numbers of great points that these videos make:
Using Visual Imagery to improve and accelerate player growth
11 to 12 Clock Window for Setting
STD Volleyball Drill – “Super Technical Drill” is a great drill to help area 2 and 4 hitters as well as blocking in area 2 and 4. The drill basically forces the ball to the outside where the outside hitters can only hit line or angle. This forces the hitter to improve spiking shots as they are now forced to work on all their shots.Details
Great video of Bill Ferguson introducing the USC practice! What I like about this video is you see how Bill explains the entire practice in advance and gets the players involved with the practice. Also you see how Bill outlines team and some individual goals relating them back to the practice and how players need to improve in specific areas!Details
Bill Ferguson and USC Volleyball Practice – Individual Breakout Sessions Jeff Nygaard working on players arm swings.Details