This volleyball movement drill helps with both passing and defensive movement. The drill teaches players to move in all directions without taking a negative step. This drill is great for players of all levels!
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Shawn Patchell 10 high, 10 low volleyball defense warm up drill is a great drill to warm up your hitters shoulders plus work on defense and digging a low ball followed by digging a high ball with your hands.
Serving and passing drills are common in all coaches practices however what I really like about the way Shawn Patchell and his coaching staff run this drill is how the coaches use technology and strategic coach placement to maximize individual attention / feedback and player improvement. See all 6 videos of this drill here!
In this drill you will hear important tips and verbal cues from Shawn Patchell for Over the Net Pepper Drill. This post also includes links to other teams including USA Men’s team running this drill.
Shawn Patchell 5 In, 5 Out of System drill is a drill that works on defense – reading the game and on the offense calibrating their attack. This drill can be run with just 1 coach yet allow the coach to accomplish an incredible amount. This video combines 3 videos for easy viewing.
This series of 5 videos features the 6 on 6 game like portion of practice. The drill is the 4 ball drill that features 2 serves, an out of system attack and then a free ball. The game is scored in such a way that the offense should sideout at 75% to score points while the defense should side out at 50% to score points.
Volleyball Tennis Drill is a movement and passing warm up drill Wes uses occasionally with his team before match days to have a little fun and get the team moving. The drill focuses and improves a number of different skills including but not limited to; passing, movement and reading.
Mike presents a video on several volleyball warm up exercises to do before a match or practice.
Mike shows three different medicine ball drills to increase a players vertical jump when playing volleyball.
Mike talks about three different drills using a medicine ball to increase hitting power.
Mike demonstrates and explains different methods of jogging during your volleyball warm up. This seems simple but you will notice the detail Mike pays to this and it will help you understand why he has had so much success and such a long and incredible playing career.
Mike talks about and explains several dynamic volleyball stretches including sprinters stretch and side lateral movements. This is great volleyball warm up that will help prevent injury and prolong players careers.
Mike presents a video on warming up for blocking. Tap blocks, swing blocks and more are shown for volleyball warm ups.
Mike talks about and demonstrates how to warm up properly with a partner. Always use it do develop good habits such as hitting through the ball and visualizing the opponent.
Mike demonstrates how to pepper properly by starting easy then gradually add more pace to the ball.
Mike walks through how to warm up hitting by starting from the back row with easy long shots. Visualizing the blocker is up.
Mike recaps all his volleyball warm up drills and how they extend a players career.
Proper volleyball setting can be the make or break factor for just about any volleyball team at any level. Often times the development of this absolutely essential but deceptively tricky volleyball skill is neglected…but it shouldn’t be. Learn from 3 Time NCAA Champ Stein Metzger.
Stein presents part 25 of 27 for setters. Shown is a drill for setting the off play.
Stein presents part 24 of 27 for setters. Shown is a drill to be able to set forward or back at the last second.
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 Tom talks and coaches how to play volleyball defense in position six. For the last 12 years Logan has consistently been one of the best defenders in the world. This video reveals why.
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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.
This great drill works on all skills including passing, setting and tipping. Why we like the drill is that players work on skills while warming up thus making more productive use of practice time.
Working on all skills, this volleyball drill improves passing, setting and spiking. Again like the previous drill this warm up is game like and over the net as it builds skills. With limited gym time many coaches are having success using drills like this to start practice!
To see 12 similar drills by NAIA champion coach and Volleybal1lon1 instructor Dan Fisher click here.
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In this video Ron Larson former USA assistant coach and Tom Black do a progression on the previous setter tutor drill. Now the setters are running the middle blockers through a series of attacks and hits.
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.
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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.