In this video beach volleyball legend Sinjin Smith shares some free instructional coaching for beach volleyball serving. This is a great video for players of all levels. This video is sponsor by Honu volleyball sandals.
Volleyball form including technique and skill instruction for spiking, passing, setting, serving, blocking and defense.
Matt presents a 6 video series on blocking blocking. Having earned a reputation as one of the best blockers in the world, these six videos teach players important concepts on blocking that will forever improve your game.
Blocking the angle requires lining up differently and using more strategy with riskier moves. In this series of 6 videos Matt demonstrates and explains different ways to block angle or cross court.
Matt shows effective strategies for blocking the line in beach volleyball. This series includes 6 videos and 6 different ways to block the line shot.
1. The basics involve affronting the hitters shoulder and pressing over the net taking away the line and seam.
2. Being tooled is the worst that can happen to a blocker. It is avoided by pressing the outside hand to the line
Being able to effectively pull of the net requires correct technique and being in a ready position to defend the court. Matt shows examples in this six video series for pulling from beach blocking position.
Matt teaches a drill for blocking on the beach. This drill is the first of three that involves a tape above the net.
Matt explains how to spike on the beach. In this video he teaches new players when to approach as well as offers other tips and advice on hitting.
This post offers a great series of instructional videos and drills with Tom Black (LMU Head Women’s Coach, USA Assistant Coach) and his staff teaching the jump float serve includes tips on using a radar gun to increase consistency, verbal cues used by coaches and more! Tom has dedicated a significant amount of time researching the effectiveness of the jump float serve.
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.
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.
In transition and an ideal world everything is three steps. Three steps to the block, three steps to the starting position, three steps on the approach. Jeff shows how it’s done.
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!
Seth talks about blocking on the beach. This series of 6 instructional videos applies the basics of volleyball blocking for both beach and indoor.
Setting for a big man on the beach is necessary since very few serves go to the biggest player. In this 6 video series Seth demonstrates how big men can become more effective beach volleyball setters.
Seth presents a six video series on how to jump serve in beach volleyball including drills for jumps serving.
Passing requires a good platform and correct footwork which indoor middle blockers. Seth explains how to pass effectively.
Seth talks about and runs a drill for hitting or spiking on two. The first advantage is to keep the defense on their heels and many other reasons.
Seth talks about the arm swing on the beach. Indoor the arm swing is faster and more compact while a longer swing outdoors requires many adjustments as mentioned in the video.
Lauren presents a video series on blocking. Lauren presents the differences of beach vs indoor, what to do after the block and how blockers can use the wind to their advantage.
Lauren presents a video on the overhand dig for beach volleyball defense. In this the dig is demonstrated to keep control of the ball.
Lauren discusses and demonstrates serve receive. Details on how to handle a high and fast server are covered.
Dana Camacho demonstrates his world famous beach volleyball sky ball serve. This serve is the thing of legends and something that will entertain and cause havoc all at once. Practice and enjoy! Make sure you tell your friends who taught you!
Dana gives more details of how to hit a sky ball serve that lands in ninety percent of the time. See the master in action!
Dana switches sides and demonstrates what changes are needed for the wind and location of the court when serving the beach volleyball sky serve from the other side.
Dana presents a video on how to read the hitter better in volleyball while playing defense and how to dig every ball.
Adriano Ticao brings his wealth of experience as a certified Brazilian beach coach to this series on pulling into the angle while blocking. These videos cover how to read the block, overhand and underhand digs and more.
1. Start by lining up on the hitter using the eyes and more.
Adriano presents a video series on how to pull down the line as a blocker on the beach. This series presents the Brazilian methods of of how to correctly read the play and pull down the line as a defender.
1. Approaching the net requires reading the play, being in the correct place and more.
Adriano demonstrates how to block the angle in beach volleyball. Included are how to prepare and time the jump to take away as much court as possible.
1. Prepare by starting in the middle of the court at the net and use a cross over step plus more.