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Dan Fisher Conversations from Office Practice Warm Up – Blocking with Cover

In this conversation from the office video Dan and Andor discuss the volleyball warm up drill – blocking with cover. This is another great on net volleyball drill that warm up your players while building skills in real game like situations. On top of that it helps your players read the game better and helps your team play better cover defense.

Dan Fisher Conversations from Office Practice Warm Up – Partner Rolls

In this video Andor and Dan discuss the Volleyball Practice Warm Up Drill – Partner Rolls. The goal of this drill is that they accelerate to the floor on defense. Click play on the volleyball video below to find out more information! Also we added the video where the players are doing the drills.

Dan Fisher Conversations from Office Practice Warm Up – 20 – 20 – 28 Drill

This volleyball coaching conversation from the office features one of the most popular volleyball drills ever filmed on volleyball1on1.com This warm up drill has it all and it is no wonder that shortly after presenting it to our members a large number of them started using it in their practices!

Dan Fisher Conversations from Office Practice Reviewed – Correction Drill

We are now finished with our warm up drills and now are moving into Dan first full team drill that can also be used as a correction drill if needed. A correction drill is a drill that allows the coach to work on specific skills for specific players. All skills can be worked on with this drill except serve receive. In this video you will hear Dan talk about the correction drill and how they use it in practice!

Dan Fisher Conversations from Office Practice Reviewed – Tweener Ball Drill

In this conversation from the office Dan and Andor discuss the Tweener Ball Drill. A tweener ball as Dan defines it is a ball passed or dug 5 to 12 feet off the net. For dan and his coaching staff they feel one of the most important aspects of winning is having his team be able to run the offense in system off a tweener ball.

Steve Anderson Beach Volleyball Spiking for Beginners

Steve presents a series on spiking which is what every beginner wants to learn. In these videos everything is broken down and builds confidence with easy to understand instruction and drills.

1. The arm swing on the beach is unique and slightly different from indoor. Proper technique prevents injury and forms a base to work on.

Steve Anderson Beach Volleyball Blocking for Beginners

Steve walks through a video series on blocking for beginners on the beach. Height is not always needed and confidence is easily gained with coaching cues and drills that are easy to understand.

1. A blockers mentality is taught in a drill without ball so the blocker understands how active blocking is on the court.

Steve Anderson Beach Volleyball Pulling for Beginners

Steve describes and demonstrates how to pull from the net when blocking. These videos show the easy and efficient way to properly pull off the net that has players build confidence quickly.

1. Staring position and balance with efficient footwork has players cover a large amount of ground when staying at the net.

Steve Anderson Beach Volleyball Defense for Beginners

Steve presents a full video series of playing defense on the beach for beginners. This series goes through the process for players and coaches to efficiently build skills and confidence quickly.

1. Defense starts with the player covering their half of the court and determining how many shots they can systematically cover.

USC Men’s Volleyball Practice Coached by Bill Ferguson, Jeff Nygaard, Cam Green

This post contains videos and breakdown for a full USC Men’s Volleyball Practice. The coaches include Bill Ferguson, Jeff Nygaard, and Cam Green. Additionally we filled exclusive content where we sat with Bill and discussed the volleyball practice, drills and his coaching style including details of the practice and what he was looking to get out of each drill.

Bill Ferguson SCVC Crunch Time Volleyball Drill

Crunch Time Volleyball Drill is both team and coach favorite. When there is a draw in the “Little Italy Drill” the players move to the crunch time drill. The players have to kill 3 balls in a row in order to move out of crunch time and then go into a game with regular score win by two starting at a particular score, often 22-22.

Bill Ferguson SCVC Little Italy Volleyball Drill

Little Italy Drill is a version of the Italy Drill except for Juniors. The drill Bill picked up from the Italian national team before the Olympics. The drill is a version of the “Italy Drill” except that it uses 3 balls verses 4 balls! Great drill for team play and transition. To see all of…

Bill Ferguson SCVC Over the Net Volleyball Pepper Drill

Over the Net Pepper has become a very popular drill for all levels! The drill teaches over the head and below the head ball control. It also is great for teaching players how to interact together on the court and what their roles and responsibilities are on the court! This video offers some great insights into running the drill for juniors as well as verbal queues for coaching kids.

Bill Ferguson SCVC Station Volleyball Arm Swing Drill

This incredible video and drill features Bill Ferguson working with a player one on one to improve their arm swing. It includes volleyball spiking technique from Bill, verbal queues, as well as step by step on how he teaches spiking! This video is a must for all club and high school coaches who teach youth and junior volleyball players.

Bill Ferguson SCVC Stations Setting, Passing and Arm Swing Drill

Station Drills are one of the most effective way to improve individual skills. The problem with stations is you need space or it is difficult to do. What is so impressive about this practice planning is how they are able to do all these stations and work on all these individual skills on just one volleyball court.

Bill Ferguson SCVC Teaching Junior Club Volleyball Jump Serving and Drill

Great video where we see Bill teaching junior players how to jump serve with this extremely effective jump serving drill. What I also like about the drill and video is what the coaches focus on and the verbal ques for teaching jump serving to juniors.

Bill Ferguson SCVC Teaching Volleyball Defense Drill – Pancake

In the video Bill and the assistant coach work on technique for the two libero’s. What is interesting is the technique they teach is the same as what Jeff Nygaard was teaching the USC men’s middle in the morning. Some of the verbal ques include the “Staggered Step” meaning you have one foot in-front of the other so you can move forward quickly.

Bill Ferguson SCVC Volleyball Blocking Trips Drill

This is a great video where you see Bill Ferguson running the blocking trips volleyball drill for juniors. This drill is simple and extremely effective. What I like about the video is you see Bill teaching the kids correct technique as well as it is interesting watching him interact with the kids and push them to do it better!

Bill Ferguson – SCVC Warm Up & Andor Introduction to Practice

SCVC – Bill Ferguson Volleyball Club SCVC is one of the best if not the best boys volleyball club in the United States. In this series of videos we will go through a full volleyball practice will Bill Ferguson coaching his Youth u15 boys Team.

Bill Ferguson – Conversations from the Office, Coaching USC vs. Junior Club

Bill Ferguson is one of the few volleyball coaches that coach both a top NCAA college program as well as a club team. This video give a great perspective / insight on coaching and how practice / drills are run based upon the players age and skill level. In this video Bill talks in detail about how he changes practice

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Bill Ferguson – Conversations from the Office, Italy Drill

This video features Bill Ferguson reviewing Italy Volleyball Drill. As you can image this is a drill he picked up from the Men’s Italian National Team. This drill will help your team with pressure sideout and pressure defense. This is a great multi skill team drill. We have also included all 5 videos of the team performing the drill in practice.

Bill Ferguson – Conversations from the Office, Over the Net Pepper Drill

The next videos features an intimate conversation with Bill Ferguson (USC Volleyball Head Coach/ SCVA Owner & Coach) and Andor Gyulai (Volleyball1on1.com – Owner) about the practice, the drills, his coaching philosophy and more. This video focuses on Over the Net Pepper Drill.

Bill Ferguson – Conversations from the Office, In Practice Serving Drill

In this video Andor and Bill discuss the next drill, the in practice serving drill. This video brings up a number of interesting points including the timing of the drill relative to the practice and more. We have also included the live video of the drill being performed in the gym in this post.

Bill Ferguson Conversations from the Office 3

The next videos features an intimate conversation with Bill Ferguson (USC Volleyball Head Coach/ SCVA Owner & Coach) and Andor Gyulai (Volleyball1on1.com – Owner) about the practice, the drills, his coaching philosophy and more. This series of videos give you an insider, in depth look at Bill Ferguson as a coach as well as the USC volleyball program.

Bill Ferguson – Conversations from the Office, Stations – Jeff Blocking & Cam Defense

This video discusses the stations that Jeff Nygaard and Cam Green were managing! Jeff was focused on the middles and blocking namely reading the hitters shoulder and making strong moves. Cam Green was focused on defense and the area 1 defenders digging balls. Both drills focus on key points and in this volleyball videos we discuss details.

Bill Ferguson – Conversations from the Office, Stations, Libero and Middle Setting

As all coaches know the importance of a good transition set by middles and libero’s. This drill and station will help improve middle and libero setting in transition when the setter defends the first ball. In this video Andor and Bill discuss the “Stations, Libero and Middle Setting” drill in detail and how important ball control for all players including middle is!

Bill Ferguson – Conversations from the Office, Breakout Sessions, Ball Control

This video continues with the breakout session from early practice for the USC men’s volleyball team. This video focuses on what the assistant coaches were doing while Bill was focused on the setters. Jeff Nygaard and Cam Green, Bill two assistant coaches are focusing on different skills in the game, particularly ball control.

Bill Ferguson – Conversations from the Office, Breakout Sessions, Setting

n this video Bill Ferguson goes over “Breakout Sessions” from the early part of practice! The goal during breakout sessions is to work on specific skills and develop the players skills individually. During a breakout sessions coaches focus on individual players and specific volleyball skills for the player. In video 1 we go over Bill and the setter specific drills