In this volleyball coaching video Stein Metzger teaches how and when to serve a deep serve.
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In this instructional volleyball coaching series Stein teaches how and why to serve a short serve.
Beach volleyball is a 2 person per team sport and as such the ability to be a good partner on the court is a critical aspect of success. In this video Sinjin discusses how to be a good beach volleyball partner.
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Stein gives instruction on how to play defense on the sand. Defense start with reading then reacting with the correct footwork and form to get to the ball. In these instructional videos Stein coaches both for beach volleyball defense.
In this video series Stein Metzger teaches beach volleyball passing technique. This video show a number of important tips and secrets.
1. Preparing means mentally as well as physically on the court. Envision the next play. Where the ball will go. What your partner will do next.
In this series of videos Stein Metzger coaches beach volleyball spiking technique. This is a great instructional series for all players looking to hit better when playing sand volleyball.
Stein presents a six video series on setting for the beach. In these coaching videos correct form is taught along with coaching tips on how to improve beach volleyball setting technique.
1. For footwork start in a neutral position and step straight ahead when the ball is passed. Start by practicing the steps and positioning without the ball. Then add a ball and finally a spike.
Logan Tom presents a video series on volleyball passing technique. These videos present the basics that every player from beginner to Olympian must use.
Logan demonstrates a video series of passing drills. This series is geared for beginners to see how pro players work on fundamentals to stay sharp on the court.
Logan talks about coaching. This series of videos tell about how coaches have made Logan and others the players they are today.
1. Rebounding refers to getting a soft block that puts the ball up in the air so the defenders can more easily pass it. Getting a second chance to play the ball over is advantageous especially for shorter teams.
Logan presents a series of volleyball tips. These videos talk about the best tips used to reach the highest levels of the game.
Logan Tom coaches the correct eye sequence and awareness of for players when playing defense in position six.
Logan Tom demonstrates how to dig several different shots when playing volleyball defense.
From 2003- 2013 Logan Tom was one of the most successful female volleyball jump servers in the world. In this video Logan instructs and coaches how to do a volleyball jump serve.
Logan Tom coaches how to hit to the deep corner of the court when spiking from the outside hitter position.
In this video Logan demonstrates and coaches hitting the line shot across the body from the outside hitter position.
In this instructional volleyball video Logan teaches players and coaches how to hit the sharp cross court shot from the outside hitter position.
Logan coaches volleyball players on how to do the tip shot.
Logan Tom demonstrates and coaches players how to use the tip and tool off the block when playing volleyball.
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In this video, Andor Gyulai Volleyball1on1.com founder and owner introduces Tom Black and what to expect from the practice! Tom Black is one of the top young up and coming volleyball coaches in the country. He currently works with the USA National Women’s team daily with head coach Karch Kiraly and Reed Sunahara.
Tom Black – LMU women’s head coach and USA women’s assistant coach breaks down and explains the “Read the Game” volleyball practice plan he runs the Lions through. “Read the Game” was developed by many of the USA national team coaches before the 2012 Olympics, including Karch Kiraly, Ron Larson, Hugh McCutcheon, and Paula Weishoff.
In this video Ron Larson former USA assistant coach works with the LMU volleyball setters in a tutor drill.
Ron is an incredible coach and this series of videos highlights a number of important talking points for setters.
• Consistent Contact Point
• High hands
• Follow through
• Feel – Getting an Intuitive feeling for the location of your sets.
In this video Tom offers the quote of the day as well as explains the goals and drills for the practice. I like this video as it gives coaches a great look at how they should consider setting up their practices as well as using quotes and other inspirations stories to motivate and inspire the players.
Continuous Blocking Drill and the Split Step Stretch-Shortening Cycle is a great video series that will expose you to new concepts in volleyball blocking and defense. The Split Step Stretch-Shortening Cycle has been used for years now by elite tennis players to move more effectively across the court and cover more ground.
The transition toss volleyball drill works on transition hitting as well as “Read the Game” blocking and defense. The drill fits nicely into a progression from the setter tutor drills already run as well as working on the split step stretch-shortening cycle concepts.
This drill emphasis includes “reading the game” for blockers and defenders, as well as working on the fundamentals of transition and getting off the net after you block so that you get a good attack.
Click here for the full “Read the Game” practice and all of Tom Black’s 170+ Volleyball Videos and Drills
Compete with transition emphasis volleyball drill is the final progression of the practice and in many ways works to improve and emphasize all that the team has worked on thus far in the practice. Note: We have added the conversation from the office where Tom discusses this competition drill.
AVCA Video Tip of the Week – Diggers verses Spikers. This is a great drill to help defenders play better defense by being better at reading hitters. The drill will help defenders look at attackers arm swing, shoulders and more so that they read better on defense.
Tom compliments the team on a good practice and one player is chosen by their teammate for being the best at helping the team improve.
Tom goes over the finer points of the setter tutor drill and how they are improving.
Note I also included videos of the drill being performed!
Update to this post – I recently watched LMU Setter and it is remarkable her improvement as well as her impact on the game since working with Ron Larson!
Tom and Andor have an in depth talk over how this new technique “Split Step Stretch-Shortening Cycle” borrowed from tennis converts to volleyball. Note we have included the videos of the drill in action too.
Tom emphasizes how at every level you need to focus on simple basics to stay on track. In this video Tom and Andor discuss in detail the Team Transition Tutor Drill.