This series of instructional videos features the USA Men’s National team running Over the Net Pepper Drill. This is a great early warm up drill that builds skill and warms the players up for practice.
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In the next volleyball videos you will see the USA team doing some warm up serves with the libero passing. This is essetially the guys serving but it is interesting watching these players form and technique. Also the shear force behind their volleyball serves.
This is a quick in practice warm up demo of what the USA Men’s players do to get ready for game play during a volleyball practice.
USA volleyball blocking trip drill. This drill offers a glimpse at the size of these guys and how big their block is. Now the videos really start to become fun even just as a spectator.
This series of videos features the USA Men’s team doing a series of volleyball warm up passing drills. Its pretty basic but worth noting how the players do this particularly the outsides and liberos in order to get some passing rhythm before practice.
Alan Knipe – USA Men’s National Team Coach – Practice for World Cup 2011 – In this series of videos you will see and introduction to practice with Alan Knipe as well as you will see get to watch their unique and incredible full body workout and warm up core drill.
This video should be interesting for both players and coaches as it show a number of unique warm up styles and needs. Because all these players are essentially professional players they take ownership of their warm up and have invested in a unique warm up that often best meets their individual needs
Alan Knipe – USA Men’s National Team Coach, Practice for World Cup 2011 – This series of videos contains the practice overview with the team as well as two early practice drills before the team gets into competition drills. The drill are the USA Over The Net Pepper Drill and a simple Serving Drill with the libero players passing.
This series of videos include, a quick running lines warm up, a blocking trips drill and finally a 3 team wave drill. This is the first time in the practice where the players are competing and scoring in the practice. The intensity picks up significantly and now you see the fire that comes with these incredible athletes competing.
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.
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 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.
Marcin presents a six video series of drills / exercises for agility and jumping. Every drill should be done as fast as possible due to the explosive movements required in volleyball.
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.
When in trouble on the beach there is one place to put the ball. Seth demonstrates a drill of hitting to the middle.
Seth plays a game of Vollis with Andor. Vollis is a combination of volleyball and tennis.
Lauren demonstrates a one arm dig drill. Discussed is how the drill improves a players range and skill when two arms can be used.
Dana warms up the players with a triangle drill while calling verbal cues. This is perhaps the most used and common warmup drill in beach volleyball.
Dave presents the one legged ball circle, which part of the abs and gluts to engage and more. To view all of Dave Carstenson’s videos – Click Here!
Dave shows the one legged hand me a piece of pie explaining how it strengthens the lower back, legs and more. To view all of Dave Carstenson’s videos – Click Here!
Dave shows the trunk rotation with ball extended. It works the quads, hamstrings, calves, shoulders and more. To view all of Dave Carstenson’s videos – Click Here!
Dave uses the pole and ball for squats and an advanced one legged version with more.
Dave shows and explains the reverse crunch by using the volleyball and the usual objects found on the beach.
Dave presents the six inch killer that is done with a volleyball, one leg straight up, the other leg six inches of the ground and more.
Dave talks about the cross elbow crunch that concentrates on the upper abs and more.
Dave demonstrates the see-saw-plank. This is an advanced exercise that is not for beginners.
Dave talks about the side plank with a twist. It activates lower back, obliques and more. To view all of Dave Carstenson’s videos – Click Here!
Dave presents the side plank catch. Normally done with two players is like playing catch plus more.
Dave shows the windshield wiper that uses the upper abs, hip flexors and more.
Dave explains the opposite leg opposite arm utilizing lower back, hamstrings and more.
Dave shows the side plank volleyball hold. The movement of the ball makes it difficult and more.