Stein talks about the best and worst ways to dump your partner. This is a really funny video that if you know the Olympic History behind it will make you cringe and laugh all at once.
Stein presents part 11 of 27 for setters. Discussed is what is bic set is and how to run “The Bic” effectively. For those interested in the history of the “Bic” set and How Jeff and Stein created the name and were the first to run it in college volleyball go here now for more information.
Beach volleyball is a 2 person per team sport and as such the ability to be a good partner on the court is a critical aspect of success. In this video Sinjin discusses how to be a good beach volleyball partner.
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Stein gives instruction on how to play defense on the sand. Defense start with reading then reacting with the correct footwork and form to get to the ball. In these instructional videos Stein coaches both for beach volleyball defense.
The USC Men’s Volleyball Program has one of the richest traditions and some of the best facilities of any male volleyball program in the country. In this series of videos you will get an in depth look at some of the things that makes USC not only a great volleyball program, but one of the best college sports programs in the country.
In this video Bill talks about some of his favorite players he has coached and why.
In this video Bill Ferguson talks about his journey to becoming a head volleyball coach and the people and lessons he learned along the way. This video is a great for players and coaches alike and offer wonderful insights and perspective into the sport.
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
Long Beach State Women’s Volleyball locker room tour with Brian Gimmillaro. In this exceptional video Brian shares stories behind one of the greatest college volleyball programs in country. See an insiders look of the Long Beach State facilities as well as hear Brian share stories about some of the greatest players to play the game including Misty May-Trennor, Danielle Scott-Aruda, and Tara Cross-Battle to name just a few.
Long Beach State Women’s Volleyball Campus Tour with Brian Gimmillaro. This is an exciting video where you get to take a tour of the incredible rich volleyball history that is Long Beach State Volleyball. This includes NCAA championships, famous players and more… Oh and let me not forget Brian getting into details about the first undefeated women’s team in NCAA History.
In this great person video featuring a “Conversation from the office” Brian Gimmillaro share his thoughts on his volleyball mentors and friends along the way. Like all great coaches, Brian learned volleyball from the people that came before him and this video show that.
In this free video Tom shares some great stories and history about his mentors and the people that helped him become a great coach.
The Bic is a very well known play in volleyball that gets its name from Stein Metzger and Jeff Nygaard. Jeff had a direct hand in naming the play while winning two NCAA championships. Here he talks about it and how to run it successfully.
This article contains links to a full indoor volleyball practice we filmed with Al Scates including drills, videos and more. This is a rare opportunity to see the greatest coach in NCAA Volleyball History at work.
Great video and story of how the most successful coach in NCAA volleyball and all sport history fell into the job of coaching volleyball at UCLA and how he ended up staying for 50 incredible years.
Another great video from our interview and conversation from the office with Al Scates. In this video Al shares more stories and talks about the greatest players he ever coached.
l Scates shares some great stories about his championship titles including which was his favorite and why.
Al Scates Volleyball Coaching Advice – Creating In Practice Competition.
Al Scates – His Journey As UCLA Volleyball Coach.
Al Scates on the Best Players He Ever Coached and Some Fun Stories.
Al Scates Stories and Discussing His Championship Titles.
Gary shows how when a middle quick set slightly changes its location the hitter is open to get a kill.
The overhand dig allows players to cover a larger area of the court. Olympic gold medal coach Gary Sato explains how this move from the beach is applied to the indoor court.
The game has continually changed as the speed of the game increases. Gary compares how the game was played when he first started and why players and coaches always need to be studying the game.
The libero position was created in part because of Gary’s little brother Eric, who won gold in the 1988 Olympics. Gary tells how the position is used.
This is the only zero impact volleyball jump program available anywhere. As a result of utilizing this program, you can push yourself and your athletes further physically without fear of injury or fatigue.
Volleyball Jump Training is a critical component to competing successfully on the volleyball court. The biggest problem of any well thought out program is that lifting weights.
This article discusses some of the early history of volleyball including its inventor, the YMCA and some early rules.
He was the first foreign born player to win an AVP event. Stein Metzger gives him credit for teaching what is now known as the Steino Pokey Shot! Earned his first outdoor domestic title in 2001 with Scott Ayakatubby at Huntington Beach. Won his first AVP event with with Jose Loiola in 1995 indoors at…
*1897 ASSOCIATION ATHLETIC LEAGUE HANDBOOK – VOLLEY BALL / Mintonette* During the winter of 1895-96, Mr. W.G. Morgan of Holyoke, Mass., developed a game in his gymnasium which he called Volley Ball. It was presented to the succeeding Physical Directors’ Conference and the general impression seemed to be that it would fill a place not…
This Volleyball Defense Drill is for defensive players and teaching them to stay in zone 6 during a play. The USC Men’s Volleyball Program some of the best facilities of any program in the country. In this all access pass we are going to take you inside USC Men’s Locker Room and show you arguably the best Men’s Volleyball Facilities in the country.
Volleyball History and the Impact of AVP History on Beach Volleyball
AVP History reads like a movie script with hero’s and villains, here is a brief account on its impact on beach volleyball history. The AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour is the longest running professional beach volleyball league in the world.
Olympic Volleyball From 1964 to 1992 In 1964 Olympic Volleyball is introduced at the Tokyo Olympics, 71 years after it was invented by William G Morgan in Holyoke, Mass. In the Men’s contest, Russia won gold with Czechoslovakia taking Silver and Japan taking Bronze. 10 Men’s teams were invited to compete. In the women’s contest…
A Short Written History of Volleyball in the US and Globally
William G Morgan in 1895 invented the sport of volleyball while working in Springfield Massachusetts. He was the YMCA Physical Education director and was intrigued by the sport of basketball which was invented less than 10 miles away and less than 4 year earlier.
How Mintonette was Invented and Later became Volley ball, and then Volleyball
Mintonette as it was originally called was the name given to the sport founded by William G Morgan that later became volley ball and today is known as volleyball. The sport roots can be traced back to Holyoke, Massachusetts when William the director at the local YMCA
Kent Steffes – The Greatest Volleyball Player Ever. If you had to ask any volleyball fan who is the greatest male player to ever play the game most would say Karch Kiraly. I would argue that he was the best indoor and outdoor player to play the game but Kent Steffes was the greatest player to play beach Volleyball period.