Mike talks about how to read queues from the setter and hitter when blocking. This includes: watch the setter’s body position, the hitter’s shoulder and more.
Blocking in beach volleyball is extremely tough for new sand players in that the player often has to decide whether to pull or stay up and block. This simple drill will help players make good decisions when on the net blocking.
Adriano Ticao brings his wealth of experience as a certified Brazilian beach coach to this series on pulling into the angle while blocking. These videos cover how to read the block, overhand and underhand digs and more.
1. Start by lining up on the hitter using the eyes and more.
Adriano presents a video series on how to pull down the line as a blocker on the beach. This series presents the Brazilian methods of of how to correctly read the play and pull down the line as a defender.
1. Approaching the net requires reading the play, being in the correct place and more.
Adriano demonstrates how to block the angle in beach volleyball. Included are how to prepare and time the jump to take away as much court as possible.
1. Prepare by starting in the middle of the court at the net and use a cross over step plus more.
Adriano talks about blocking the line on the beach. This series of videos demonstrates how to start in the correct position with the hands up, time the jump and more.
1. Start in the correct position lining up on the hitters shoulder.