Dumping your partner in volleyball for whatever reason you may have is a very delicate process that requires the proper tact and technique so as to move on from your former volleyball partner without making an enemy. Some Fun…
Tom talks at length of how LMU NCAA Women’s Sand Volleyball Program is having a huge benefits for the indoor game of all his players on both squads. Also how sand volleyball helps indoor volleyball.
Lauren talks about using video tape. Specifically how to use it effectively to strengthen weak parts of a players game.
Ed Ratledge a pro beach volleyball player and NCAA national champion presents a series of videos on how to stay comfortable while playing and hanging out at the beach.
Keep the of the game up when you’re on a roll. Take some time to gather yourself when losing.
Shorts should not bind and be made of a stretch material
The transition from indoor to the beach volleyball is very simple when armed with the correct knowledge. In this series of volleyball videos Ed teaches what you should know.
Ed presents his series of videos on how to be an effective hitter on the beach. These tips and drills work on several techniques to be a multidimensional attacker.
Serving on the beach shares many strategies with indoor. Pro player Ed Ratledge presents his series of videos on how to serve effectively on the beach.
‘Serve around the clock’ is a beach volleyball drill that makes a players serving much more accurate. Ed demonstrates how to use areas of the indoor court out on the beach.
Cross training with Ed Ratledge involves another favorite beach activity, surfing.
Ed’s favorite volleyball warm up drill for the arm includes good ball control for hitting.
Tipping the ball on the beach is different from indoor volleyball. Ed demonstrates a teaching technique he uses on the beach for juniors and beginning volleyball players.
A simple yoga exercise makes the serve more consistent and accurate. Ed shows how to do this.
Ed shows ‘the worlds greatest defense drill’ to keep players relaxed and loose when on defense.
Ed’s favorite passing drill is shown and explained in great detail for all players.
Ed tells how he uses indoor advice on blocking from his college coach, the legendary Al Scates, out to the beach.
Ed presents a chalk talk session on the difference of passing and defense in beach volleyball.
Learn to keep the game fun and avoid burnout with twelve year coach David Fischers advice on how to keep burnout on the back burner.
Keeping the ball up on your side of the net leads to points being scored. Alicia goes through six of her favorite drills to keep the ball up.
One arm digs are a necessity and perfected with practice. Chicken wings are best you use a flat surface to contact the ball.
Every volleyball player has to deal with pain and discomfort. Alicia talks about her favorite exercises to keep her back loose and pain free.
This drill lets players go a little ape and want a change of pace. Alicia talks about how she learned this fun exercise from a weightlifter.
The sweet spot is the part of the ball you should focus on to make it jump off the hand. Alicia demonstrates the best way to accomplish this every time.
Sun protection is an absolute must out on the beach. Alicia talks about her favorite products and ways to use them.
Alicia shares a tip she learned from all time great coach Butch May, Misty’s dad. He taught Alicia and many other pros how winning 51 percent of the time will always lead to a winning record in volleyball.
Just how does Alicia stay comfortable and presentable when playing on the beach in a bikini? This video she tells and demonstrates several ways for every female player to do just this.
Alicia became a pro beach volleyball player by learning to read the opponents hitting tendencies. In this video she talks about how to do this through the course of a match or tournament.
Alicia spent hours perfecting this technique to keep the ball in and pressure on the other team. It’s a simple reminder to keep the fingers down when hitting the ball from off the net.
Alicia tells how repetition made her a pro player. Most importantly how to practice perfect and pay attention to technique.
Explosive speed and strength is a winning combination. Alicia has an entire series of beach volleyball drills to get to the ball quicker.
Alicia presents her six videos of digging on the beach. Here are highlights of what is included to become a better defender.
1. A drill working on the fundamentals of a solid platform and using it to cut the ball off.
2. How to dig a high line shot over the block.
Pros learn how to use proper nutrition during tournaments to perform at their best. Anthony tells what he uses to be at the top of his game.
Anthony loves to talk about of his favorite topics, jump serving. This drill hones skills to score an ace when serving.
Anthony always works on the fundamentals. This volleyball warm up drill concentrates on setting. It involves multiple touches and can be used with two to four players.