Ed presents a chalk talk session on the difference of passing and defense in beach volleyball.
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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.
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 has a simple drill to increase passing skills. Look at the bottom of the ball since that’s where the majority of contacts are made.
Alicia tells how repetition made her a pro player. Most importantly how to practice perfect and pay attention to technique.
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.
Anthony goes over positive ways to handle different personalities of a team and teammates. Good etiquette examples are discussed that he has learned in his career.
Anthony presents a drill that works on passing form and technique. The drill forces players to concentrate on the fundamentals while gaining multiple touches. Two to four players are needed.
Anthony talks about effective ways to communicate on the beach. His vast knowledge and experience will make players better on the court.
1. When working through an entire play start by deciding who covers the middle of the court on serve receive.
2. Confirm who has the serve by calling out “me, me, me – mine, mine, mine”.
Anthony gives a full insiders look at how to become a top defender on the beach. His easy to understand, step by step instructions include the following.
1. Get into position by not watching the serve, be ready and relaxed.
2. Keep the body in good position and ready to go dig the ball in any direction.
This is the only zero impact volleyball jump program available anywhere. As a result of utilizing this program, you can push yourself and your athletes further physically without fear of injury or fatigue.
Volleyball Jump Training is a critical component to competing successfully on the volleyball court. The biggest problem of any well thought out program is that lifting weights.
This content contains a beach volleyball transition setting drill and information. In the drill gold medalist Eric Fonoimoana shares tips for transition setting.
ric shows an entire series of videos on passing. Everything is covered in great detail starting with the basics to a drill for superior passing skills.
1. Position is key by always being aware of where the end line and back line are. Decide before the serve who will cover the middle of the court.
2. Keep the arms out in front and prepared for anything to easily locate the ball and make the pass.
Eric presents his tips and lessons on how to defend the line shot on the beach. This includes helpful tips on footwork, movement and more.
Olympic gold medalist Eric Fonoimoana presents his series on spiking and sideing out every single time. Known as a powerful attacker Eric tells how he became prolific in scoring points.
Prepare and sell the hit by always being aggressive on the jump. A higher vertical is achieved by swinging the arms back on the approach then swinging the arms up to get out of the sand quicker. Scout out the opponents defense before the spike to get the kill.
Setting drills are how hitters turn into effective setters. Eric shows a drill and tips he learned on his way to becoming an Olympic champion.
Eric finishes beach volleyball blocking video series with a progression drill on blocking situations. Presented here is part three of a three part mini series on blocking.
Olympic gold medalist Eric Fonoimoana knows blocking on the beach is multifaceted. Presented here is part one of a three part mini series on blocking. To view all of Eric Fonoimoana’s videos – Click Here!
Eric demonstrates a drill to become an effective blocker on the beach. Presented here is part two of a three part mini series on blocking.
Warming up correctly leads to success in the game. Eric gives multiple and invaluable examples and tips that made him an Olympic gold medalist. To view all of Eric Fonoimoana’s videos – Click Here!
Demonstrating one of his favorite warm up routines for hitting Eric explains key items on what to do. To view all of Eric Fonoimoana’s videos – Click Here!
Defense wins championships. Eric presents a series of videos on defense that led him to the ultimate prize, an Olympic gold medal.
1. Begin by positioning on the sand with the feet and arms in the correct location.
2. Using correct footwork to run down a shot with minimal steps increases speed.
ric shows how dropping off the net means first identifying when to drop into the court after the set is made. In this series it is described how learning this skill helped make him an Olympic gold medalist.
1. Good footwork starts with the inside foot facing parallel to the net and ending with a hop step.
Eric learned on the beach how to bump set and now presents a series of videos showing how to master this skill. Valuable insight on how to use the bump set properly is explained from the 2000 Olympic gold medalist.
1. Start in the correct stance by getting the platform out early and level to the ground.
Jump serving is the most powerful and preferred method to score points on the beach. Eric demonstrates how he became an Olympic champion using the jump serve. To view all of Eric Fonoimoana’s videos – Click Here!
Priscilla discusses and demonstrates playing defense for blockers. This video shows how a blocker is still responsible for short shots directly behind them.