Dave presents the outline of a seven to eight minute warm up that is done by eleven and twelve year olds up to professional players. To view all of Dave Carstenson’s videos – Click Here!
Dave Carstenson is BCAP National Beach Coach; NASM Certified Trainer; former USA Volleyball Florida Region Outdoor Director. At the 2011 AVCA Convention (2250+ Volleyball Coaches) Dave’s Beach Clinics were the most attended clinic for beach at the convention.
Dave talks about how during the season it is best at the start of the season to have more strength drills than actual playing. At the end of the season have more playing than strength drills.
Dave gives a reason for players to do warm ups on tip toes and more on this drill.
Dave shows and explains two drills to engage the scapulas, wake up the body and more.
Dave finishes the warm up with tosses to a partner. Dave also gives his philosophy on stretching.
Dave presents the one legged ball circle, which part of the abs and gluts to engage and more. To view all of Dave Carstenson’s videos – Click Here!
Dave shows the one legged hand me a piece of pie explaining how it strengthens the lower back, legs and more. To view all of Dave Carstenson’s videos – Click Here!
Dave shows the trunk rotation with ball extended. It works the quads, hamstrings, calves, shoulders and more. To view all of Dave Carstenson’s videos – Click Here!
Dave uses the pole and ball for squats and an advanced one legged version with more.
Dave shows and explains the reverse crunch by using the volleyball and the usual objects found on the beach.
Dave presents the six inch killer that is done with a volleyball, one leg straight up, the other leg six inches of the ground and more.
Dave talks about the cross elbow crunch that concentrates on the upper abs and more.
Dave demonstrates the see-saw-plank. This is an advanced exercise that is not for beginners.
Dave talks about the side plank with a twist. It activates lower back, obliques and more. To view all of Dave Carstenson’s videos – Click Here!
Dave presents the side plank catch. Normally done with two players is like playing catch plus more.
Dave shows the windshield wiper that uses the upper abs, hip flexors and more.
Dave explains the opposite leg opposite arm utilizing lower back, hamstrings and more.
Dave shows the side plank volleyball hold. The movement of the ball makes it difficult and more.
Dave presents the alphabet crunch. This works the legs, abs and more.
Dave talks about the opposite leg opposite arm curl under that utilizes lower back, hamstrings and more.
Dave presents where the TRX was developed, the reverse incline chest press and more.
Dave talks about the reverse incline one arm plank that works on the wingspan, lower back and more.
Dave demonstrates the single legged squat that kicks the leg out side, front and back and more.
Dave presents the plank into Pikes Peak working the lower back and more.
Dave talks about the knee tuck from plank is more for beginners to work on lower back, core and more.
Dave presents plank bicycles that simulates running for cardio and more.
Dave talks about the face up pull in working hamstrings, calves and more.
Dave presents side plank with feet in cradle keeping balance and more.
Dave demonstrates the side plank ball turn that is similar to a stationary ground exercise with the feet elevated and more.
Dave talks about Russian freezes to be able to move as quickly as possible to the ball and more.
Dave demonstrates two legged Russian leg freezes that are done forwards, backwards and more.
Dave presents the side shuffle with a band exercise that involves two people. The first person doing a side shuffle across the court and the second person holding the first person back. Plus more.