Lauren talks about how to tool the block. Discussed are which sets to use the tool and what type of blocker is easy to tool.
Information on beach volleyball spiking and hitting including how to videos and drills for spiking: line, angle, cut, short line, deep line, deep middle, flat angle, sharp angle, short cross and sharp cross court. Also tips, secret and advice for better volleyball spiking vision and how to see the defense and the block when going up to spike or hit on the beach.
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 starts to mold the players approach for moving on the sand. The advantage of an outside vs an inside set is explained.
Dana puts into action running an outside set with a cone and verbal cues. Essentially beach volleyball spiking and hitting tips.
Dana has the players switch sides to work on the left side and plan “B” shots.
Dana and Andor wrap up the practice with comments from the players.
Adriano shows a drill that concentrates on a good pass, good footwork then waiting for the set and more.
Adriano demonstrates a drill with all parts of offense, pass, set and spike.
Adriano talks about hitting on the outside of the court with correct footwork and more.
Adriano presents his drill about hitting on the inside of the court with correct footwork and more.
Ed presents his series of videos on how to be an effective hitter on the beach. These tips and drills work on several techniques to be a multidimensional attacker.
Tipping the ball on the beach is different from indoor volleyball. Ed demonstrates a teaching technique he uses on the beach for juniors and beginning volleyball players.
There are few skills in the sport of volleyball as much fun as volleyball spiking. In this series of videos Andor Gyulai will explain what it takes to have perfect technique and form when hitting a volleyball. This series of videos on the subject are the most popular videos in the world on learning volleyball spiking and hitting technique.
Alicia became a pro beach volleyball player by learning to read the opponents hitting tendencies. In this video she talks about how to do this through the course of a match or tournament.
Alicia spent hours perfecting this technique to keep the ball in and pressure on the other team. It’s a simple reminder to keep the fingers down when hitting the ball from off the net.
Anthony opens up on his favorite topic, spiking and detonation. Known as a fiery player he shows you how be successful against big blockers.
Make sure to give a clear call who is receiving the serve. Get to the ball by visualizing where the ball will land when it is set.
Olympic gold medalist Eric Fonoimoana presents his series on spiking and sideing out every single time. Known as a powerful attacker Eric tells how he became prolific in scoring points.
Prepare and sell the hit by always being aggressive on the jump. A higher vertical is achieved by swinging the arms back on the approach then swinging the arms up to get out of the sand quicker. Scout out the opponents defense before the spike to get the kill.
The perfect pokey and how it is done is shown by Alicia in this video series. Every player must have this move in their arsenal.
1. What the pokey is and a drill to get started
2. How to use the pokey on defense
3. Quickly adjust when the ball is hit easy and the hands are already up high
In this series of 6 videos AVP Pro Ed Ratledge will help expand your volleyball shots and make your a far more effective hitter by learning new volleyball spiking techniques.
The shot I am most famous for in beach volleyball, the Steino or pokey! The pokey is a shot that I have used to get me out of trouble and put the ball down over the biggest blockers and best defenders.