Practice for World Cup 2011 – Practice is in full swing now and squad has been reduced to more of the key players and the players who eventually travel.
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Practice for World Cup 2011 – Now the practice culminates in some real games between the top player via for a spot on the team. This is when things get exciting, competitive and close. This series of videos also includes one of best speeches ever about effort and how not everyone can make the team. Also there is a great wrap up.
Priscilla presents a six part video series on blocking. Blocking on the beach requires more area is covered at the net while the defender covers the rest of the court.
1. The fake out is an advanced technique that is easy to execute by taking a step back from the hitter then going up to block at the last moment.
Priscilla shows a series of 6 instructional volleyball videos on warming up. These videos cover defense, blocking and fun variations of pepper while preparing to play for practice or in a game.
1. A quick and simple footwork drill for defense involves moving without the ball while visualizing running down a cut shot then a line shot with your partner.
Priscilla covers a series of 6 videos on communication. In this series players and coaches learn how to talk strategy during the game and how to talk to each other off and on the court.
1. Talk before the game to strategize, during the game talk during the play, after the game do a recap.
Priscilla talks in a series of 6 videos about transitioning from indoors to the beach. This series is best for new beach volleyball players who used to play indoor volleyball.
Priscilla demonstrates a court vision beach drill. The drill has the hitter use their peripheral vision to hit to a coach, without a call from the setter.
Priscilla presents how to use the cut shot on the beach. Instruction includes how to disguise the cut until the last second then find the open court.
Priscilla shows and explains a cut shot drill. The drill is run on both sides of the court with two players.
Priscilla presents two line shot drills for the beach. Each drill is with two players switching to both sides of the net for a lot of touches and cardio.
Priscilla demonstrates a series of speed and agility beach drills. This set of ladder drills build on speed, footwork and agility to help with all areas of volleyball play.
Priscilla walks through a drill for beach volleyball defense. The drill includes digging two hard shots then chasing down a line shot or a cut shot on defense. To view all of Priscilla Lima’s videos – Click Here!
Priscilla talks about transition setting for blockers on the beach plus a transition setting drill. Details include proper footwork for how to pull off the net from both sides whenrunning this beach setting drill.
Priscilla presents a drill on passing the short and deep serve. The drill enforces identifying each serve so that players are not caught off guard.
Priscilla presents a passing drill for moving side to side. Players need to get behind the ball and focus passing straight in front of them.
Being a former hitter indoors Marcin demonstrates how to play effective volleyball defense with proper body position and footwork.
Marcin talks about firing up fast twitch muscles during practice and a tournament. Three exercises are presented and demonstrated to help you perform better on the volleyball court.
Marcin talks about proper nutrition for volleyball practice and tournaments. The days of eating pizza before playing are done.
Supplements give quicker recovery from playing and working out. Marcin talks about two nutritional supplements that work very well for recovery and strength building.
Jeff presents a series of videos on middle blocking. This set starts with the correct eye sequence, goes through the best form and technique and finishes with advanced reads of the opponents offense.
Jeff shares his insight on middle hitting. This series demonstrates how to be deceptive and beat the blocker to the punch when spiking out the middle.
1. The gap is always placed between area two and area three. Make the approach from the middle position with correct form to maximize power and range to all angles of the court.
The middle front one ball is a very fast attack meant to beat the blocker with quickness and speed. Jeff talks about and demonstrates the correct form for this attack.
The Bic is a very well known play in volleyball that gets its name from Stein Metzger and Jeff Nygaard. Jeff had a direct hand in naming the play while winning two NCAA championships. Here he talks about it and how to run it successfully.
Jeff shows the correct footwork when pulling off the net when playing indoor volleyball as a middle blocker.
When moving to block area four use three steps to the block, three steps to the starting position, three steps on the approach. Jeff shows how it’s done with good volleyball blocking footwork.
Jeff lets out a secret because he likes to let out secrets. When all the blockers are bunched together in the middle, correct footwork will prevent the blockers from crashing into each other when moving to the outside.
When covering the entire net while blocking long distances have to be traveled. Jeff demonstrates an advanced piece of footwork that moves the blocker quickly from one side of the court to the other side. To view all of Jeff Nygaard’s videos – Click Here!
Taking risks means knowing the opponent and recognizing when to not do a normal block, but to take away the hitters favorite shot. Jeff presents an example how how to be smarter as a blocker.
Middle moves means reading the hitter and most importantly scouting reports on the hitter. Knowing the hitter leads to doing alternate moves that force the hitter to change their swing or get blocked. Jeff explains how.
Staying in control lies between not trying at all and trying too hard. When trying too hard mistakes will be made. Jeff presents a video that mentions fellow Volleyball1on1 instructor Marcin Jagoda.
Seth presents a 6 video series on hitting with power. Using a bungee cord these exercises greatly increase arm speed and power when spiking a volleyball on both the beach and indoor.
Seth talks about blocking on the beach. This series of 6 instructional videos applies the basics of volleyball blocking for both beach and indoor.