This post offers a great series of instructional videos and drills with Tom Black (LMU Head Women’s Coach, USA Assistant Coach) and his staff teaching the jump float serve. This includes tips on using a radar gun to increase consistency, verbal cues used by coaches and more! Tom has dedicated a significant amount of time researching the effectiveness of the jump float serve in women’s volleyball and this extensive research show in this series of videos.
Serving Video 1 – Start drill by looking at serving and passing numbers and percentages from prior weekend
Serving Video 2 – Serving stats = the focus of the drill
Serving Video 3 – First time we’ve seen a radar gun used at a practice
Serving Video 4 – Explanation of how the radar gun is used in the serving drill
Serving Video 5 – Assistant coach explains the emphasis of serving due to the smaller size of the team
Serving Video 6 – Serving drill example
Serving Video 7 – Serving drill full example