This video features advanced beach volleyball defense technique and tips with Andor Gyulai the owner of Volleyball1on1.com. This video also features a simple defense beach volleyball drill to help with these techniques. The technique is described as the “Stretch Step Shortening Cycle” and is used to help players load as the ball is contacted so…
Beach volleyball defense and defensive advice and information, including tips for reading the games when playing defense, how to fake out your opponents, how to play line, middle and angle defense, how to run down shots, hot to dig hard driven balls and much much more. Advice and information is offered by some of beach volleyballs greatest defenders including Sinjin Smith, Eric Fonoimoana and Stein Metzger to name just a few.
This video features more of Jason Lockhead’s Superman Defense Technique plus insightful ideas to help players with what is the correct mindset when playing beach defense. This video again demonstrates that great teachers / coaches have the ability to simplify the game and focus on the positive things that matter. Jason demonstrates this in this video as he does throughout practice.
This video describes Jason Lockhead Superman Defense Technique. The technique involves you putting your non digging hand in the sand for more control so that you look like superman “Flying Pose” as you fly along the top of the sand. This technique was filmed while during practice while Jason was running a 2 ball beach volleyball defense drill.
In this video you will learn advanced beach volleyball strategy for offense and defense used by the best players in the world including Kerri Walsh and April Ross. This video will offer new insights on running offensive and defensive routes as well as new advanced blocking calls to make this possible. This video includes demo examples with Kerri Walsh, April Ross, Casey Patterson, Emanuel Rego, and Alison Cerutti.
This video was from the AVCA Video Tip Of the Week Series we filmed to help grow the sport and expand our brand. In this video we explain some of the concepts behind using volleyball demo videos to improve motor skill learning. This video is a great example of how demo videos can quickly help you or your athletes pick up difficult motor skill learning task.
This is a 5 videos beach volleyball defense series teaching the skill of defense. It features gold medal coach and head coach of beach volleyball Canada Steve Anderson.
This is a video demonstration on beach volleyball passing with Steve Anderson. In this video Gold Medal Coach Steve Anderson Demonstrates running the line and angle shot.
Video 2 in beach defense is on positioning. Positioning is the starting point of good beach volleyball defense and when looking at positioning you need to look at two things, one can you get to the majority of the balls, two are you in a position to dig the power ball?
In video 3 on beach volleyball defense Steve goes over important coaching points of movement and footwork. This includes footwork for the cut and line shot.
Video 4 on beach volleyball defense is play on the ball. This videos is very revealing and talks about a number of important points including: – Weight on the out side leg in the direction you are looking to move. – Shoulder position on contact to bring the ball back to the other defender –…
Video 5 on beach volleyball defense is on an exercise Steve does with players to help teach good technique and form for defense. The exercise known as shadowing has the student following the movements of the coach on the court.
“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.
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.
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.
I am excited to add Sinjin Smith As our newest instructor on Volleyball1on1.com (4/12/13). Sinjin Smith won 2 National Championships at UCLA and was MVP his senior year. Coming out of college he and Karch dominated the beach volleyball scene as you can see below until Karch left for indoor and the Olympics
This is one of our most popular videos at volleyball1on1 on beach volleyball defense. In this instructional coaching video Sinjin shares some incredible tips that is guaranteed to make you a better defender in both beach and indoor. Sinjin was one of beach volleyball greatest defensive players and from this video you will understand why.
This is a very interesting video where Sinjin Smith discusses “Reading the game” in beach volleyball. Karch and Sinjin played and won together on the beach at an early age. In this video you will hear some of the secrets both used to win both indoor and beach.
This video series features a sand block defense tutor drill and instruction.
Priscilla walks through a drill for beach volleyball defense. The drill includes digging two hard shots then chasing down a line shot or a cut shot on defense.
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Being a former hitter indoors Marcin demonstrates how to play effective volleyball defense with proper body position and footwork.
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 shares a video on defensive footwork. Starting in the best position and moving smoothly to the cut shot and the line is demonstrated.
Lauren presents a video of defensive footwork drills. Several drills are demonstrated as all can be done without a ball at any time.
In part II Dana tells the defender to hit the same shot every time while the blocker works on setting.
Part III the players switch positions with Dana making corrections during and after the play. Great to see some of the corrections and verbal ques.
Part IV the players review how improvements are noticeable. Dana adds even more for the players to work on during the beach volleyball practice.
Part V players switch to the other side of the net and are able to work on any shot they want. Verbal cues are made for good contacts.
Dana and Andor wrap up the practice with comments from the players.
Dana presents a video on how to read the hitter better in volleyball while playing defense and how to dig every ball.
Adriano runs professional player Matt Prosser through part III of a progression drill. The full series is run with Andor. You can see both players are puffing hard at the end of the drill.
Adriano runs professional player Matt Prosser through part IV of a progression drill. The full series is run with Andor. You can see both players are puffing hard at the end of the drill.
Adriano talks about how to do the first part of a progression drill. This works on ball control, footwork and more.