Mike demonstrates how to receive a ball overhand. Keep the hands close together along with other important overhand passing tips.
Volleyball fundamentals including how to videos and coaching for each volleyball skill.
Mike talks about how to read queues from the setter and hitter when blocking. This includes: watch the setter’s body position, the hitter’s shoulder and more.
Mike discusses the first responsibility of the outside hitter blocker. Also how to assist the middle blocker.
Mike demonstrates further the first, second and third hits the outside blocker is responsible for.
Mike presents how much to commit to the back one attack and still be able to block the outside ball.
Mike talks about the value of two steps to an outside block versus the cross over steps for a swing block. This is an interesting video and offers alternative perspective to just swing blocking.
Mike presents how to execute the cross over step to move from the middle to the outside block position.
Mike presents how to use cheat steps to help out with volleyball defense, while still being available to block.
Mike talks about and demonstrates what to do with the hands and upper body when blocking.
Mike presents a video on the first responsibilities of an outside blocker in position two plus other important volleyball blocking tips.
Mike demonstrates the correct footwork to use including the step, double step, cross over and more for blocking. This is a great technical on the different types of volleyball blocking footwork.
Mike talks about what to do with the hands and upper body when reading the hitter and blocking in position 2.
Mike talks about three different drills using a medicine ball to increase hitting power.
Mike shows how to jump serve from a different angle and mentions how execution, not style, scores points.
Mike demonstrates the jump serve by making the serve compact with the correct approach and other important tips.
Mike talks about the approach and how to experiment hitting the jump float serve.
Mike demonstrates how to do a float serve with a simple motion, an open hand and more.
Mike talks about how active a player in position four must be on defense, plus other important volleyball defensive concepts and tips.
Mike breaks down what the defender in position six must look for, hand position and other tips.
Mike goes into greater detail on position and movement of the hips, knees and other parts of the body when defending position six.
Mike talks about how to increase speed when moving off the net from position two defense and more.
Mike demonstrates where a defender in position one starts, responsibilities, footwork and more details.
Mike talks about the defenders mentality, volleyball team defense and more.
Mike demonstrates how to hand set in transition by getting around the ball and push it to the target.
Mike demonstrates how to bump set by getting around behind the ball and bumping it to the target.
Mike presents a video instructional series on spiking from the right side or opposite position. In this advanced series of 6 instructional videos tips and technique include proper approach footwork to selecting shots to beat the blockers. This is another must see by Mike Diehl!
Mike presents a video instructional series on spiking from the left side or outside hitter position. In this advanced series are tips of a proper approach to selecting shots to beat the blockers. This 6 video series is a must for all outside hitters and coaches!
1. On the approach hitters need to keep their weight behind the ball. This maximizes momentum for more power and better selection of hits.
Mike covers blocking in this 6 video series. Broken down are key points to the swing block, blocking the outsides in position two and position four, how to play in transition and finally what a blockers mentality must be. This video series is a must for all indoor players and coaches.
Mike presents a video series on hitting or spiking from the back row. In this series instructions are demonstrated on shots to hit from all areas in the back including the bic. Learn spiking shots you never imagined.
“Stepping in Pairs” is a volleyball ques Stein uses to describe moving your feet so that you end up with a wide base and are not “Water Skiing” the opposite verbal which is having a narrow base. This video series contains a great demonstration of the concept as well as some simple drills.
Digging a low ball from a short serve or a ball that goes into the net is extremely common yet very difficult skill to make a “Better Play” on the ball. Learn Stein Metzger Secret called “Drop the Furniture” to change this and make it easy.
Being in system means that you are running your offense according to your plan, in this video and drill series you will learn how to do this effectively by understanding spacing and circle of trust.