Volleyball stretching advice, drills and tips. Also Eric Fonoimonana and Misty May Stretching mat and videos related to the mat.

My Personal Volleyball Weight Lifting and Gym Training Secrets

In this article I will review what I have learned working with some of the best volleyball trainers in the world. As I mentioned last week I turn 40 in month and a half and I am in the best shape I have been in 10 years.

40% Off Mobility Products – Foam Rollers – Mini Bands and More For Volleyball Training and Mobility

Hi Guys, I wanted to share a quick site for all your foam rollers, some mobility products and mini bands. They are running a sale till the end of the month 40% off! I will add a different site for the Gemini and some of the other products I like! This post is for all the coaches who have been asking me where to buy some of my toys? This is 1 of 2 sites I use allot! Note: their is an affiliate link so I will be paid a small fee for suggesting them. Thanks Andor Gyulai

Thoracic Spine Rotation Mobilization with Diaphragm Breathing Volleyball Exercise with Eric Ilgenfritz

One of the fastest ways to fix nagging lower-back, shoulder or neck problems is to improve mid-back mobility with targeted thoracic spine exercises. The thoracic spine rotation mobilization with diaphragm breathing volleyball exercise is one of the best exercises older players can do to reduce back problems.

Full Volleyball Workout Series With Reid Hall (4 Videos)

Reid’s Workouts is producing some of the most physical and dynamic volleyball players. In this four part video series you will get access to a full workout that Reid Hall took a small group of 16 and 17 year old female volleyball players through. The four part series will cover the following:

Beach Volleyball Yoga Cool Down Exercises – Video 3 of 3

This is the third video of 3 for our Beach Volleyball Yoga Cool Downs. The instructor is Maya Talisa, Yoga Volleyball Expert. Maya has been featured in Volleyball Magazine and has worked with players in NCAA, AVP and FIVB. This video features multiple exercises and will target your forearms, your wrist, your full back, you ankles, calves and feet.

Beach Volleyball Yoga Cool Down Exercises – Video 2 of 3

This is video 2 of 3 for our Beach Volleyball Yoga Cool Down Series. This video features volleyball yoga expert Maya Talisa. Maya has been featured in Volleyball Magazine and has worked with players in NCAA, AVP and FIVB. This video features multiple exercises and will target your lower back, shoulders, chest and hamstrings.

Beach Volleyball Yoga Cool Down Exercises – Video 1 of 3

This beach volleyball yoga cool down video features multiple exercises and will target your chest, upper back, shoulders, glutes and your hips. This video is brought to you by Maya Talisa who has been featured in Volleyball Magazine.

Volleyball Warm Up Exercises and Drills – Jog, Core, Dynamics with Chris Austin

The next video features volleyball warm up exercises and drills called jog, core, dynamics. This is a great warm up for players of all levels and is quick and effective. This drill is a combination of what Chris learned at UCI (Playing), USC (Coaching), and USA National Team (Coaching and Playing).

Velocity Volleyball Workout 2 – Jump / Landing Day Training with Chase Cameron (16 Videos)

This series of 16 videos features a Jump / Landing Workout filmed at Velocity Newport Mesa with Sports Performance Coach Chase Cameron. Chase and the rest of the Velocity team train allot of top volleyball players including Pro AVP players like Ed Ratledge. This is the second of three workouts we filmed at Velocity Sports Performance.

Dynamic vs. Static Stretching Explained by Chase Cameron of Velocity Fitness

In this video Chase Cameron, Velocity Sports Perseverance Coach explains the difference between Static and dynamic stretching and when each type of stretching should be used and why. This video offers a good quick explanation and is a must see for any player, coach or trainer who does not fully understand the subject and the impact on volleyball athletic performance.

Kettlebell Swings, Gobler Squat, RDL Stretch, TRX – Y,T,W, Rows – Velocity Workout 2 – Jump Day (Video 1 & 2)

This video contains a number of volleyball specific exercises including kettlebell swings, gobler squats, RDL stretches and TRX – Y, T, W, Rows. These exercises will help your players jump higher and avoid volleyball injuries. The TRX exercises are exceptional for shoulder posterior activation and the RDL stretch is great for hip mobility and more.

Thermogenic Warm Up – Jump Rope, Shallow Squat Knee Hug, Leg Cradle, Dynamic Quad Stretch, – Velocity Workout 2 – Jump Day

This is video 2 for thermogenic warm ups from Velocity Workout 2 – Jump / Landing Day. This video includes more jump rope as well as the exercises shallow squat knee hug, leg cradle and dynamic quad stretch. It’s important to watch both video 1 and video 2 to see the sequence of exercise regarding thermogenic warm up’s.

Sumo Squat Touchdown and Series of Runs with No False Step – Velocity Volleyball Workout 1 – Linear

This video contains the sumo squat touchdown exercise as well as drills to help work on no false steps with your movement. The sumo squat touchdown is a great exercise and works on hip mobility and hamstring flexibility.

Mike Diehl Volleyball Warm Up Dynamic Stretches

Mike talks about and explains several dynamic volleyball stretches including sprinters stretch and side lateral movements. This is great volleyball warm up that will help prevent injury and prolong players careers.

Bill Ferguson – Conversations from the Office, Warm Up

In this video Bill Ferguson and Andor Gyulai discuss the USC Warm Up and the philosophy around the warm up. This is a good video to watch as it will help you as a coach develop a plan for your volleyball teams warm up.

Brian Gimmillaro Lifting Team Warm Up Volleyball Drills

In this series of two volleyball videos we go through lifting team volleyball warm up drills. These two videos contain a series of movement exercises and drills the Long Beach State strength and conditioning coach uses to get the players ready for volleyball lifting! It is clear the thought that goes into making sure the athletes are ready.

USA Volleyball Dynamic Core Warm Up and Injury Prevention Drill

In this series of videos you will see the USA athletic trainer take the players through series of movements and warm ups that work and strengthen all the major components need for volleyball practice or matches. This fast drill is extremely effective and will massively help reduce injury.

USA Men’s Volleyball Practice Plan and Drills with Alan Knipe #1 – Part 1

Alan Knipe – USA Men’s National Team Coach – Practice for World Cup 2011 – In this series of videos you will see and introduction to practice with Alan Knipe as well as you will see get to watch their unique and incredible full body workout and warm up core drill.

USA Men’s Volleyball Practice Plan and Drills with Alan Knipe #1 – Part 2

This video should be interesting for both players and coaches as it show a number of unique warm up styles and needs. Because all these players are essentially professional players they take ownership of their warm up and have invested in a unique warm up that often best meets their individual needs

Marcin Jagoda Volleyball Knee Issues

Knee issues are caused by over use or muscular imbalance, particularly in the quads for volleyball players. Marcin demonstrates two exercises he learned as a certified trainer to correct this.

Marcin Jagoda Volleyball Post Play Stretch

Marcin talks about the importance of stretching after playing or working out. Included are two different volleyball stretches to stay loose.

 

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Volleyball Calisthenics With UCLA Volleyball Team

Volleyball calisthenics is one of the most popular and common ways for top college level NCAA teams to warm up yet few if any high school coaches use it in their practices. In this video you will get to see how UCLA uses this warm up technique in their practice.

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Al Scates Discusses Current Volleyball Warm Ups Vs. That In the Past

In the last few years volleyball warm ups have changed considerably as the science behind the human body has improved. In this video Andor and Al discuss the changes and how it has affected UCLA volleyball warm up.

Gary Sato Volleyball Lower Back Stretches

As a licensed chiropractor Gary demonstrates several lower back stretches that keep players healthy and playing longer. These stretches are the same ones used by Olympic athletes.

1. By stretching the hamstrings they release easier and allow the body to bend at the waist farther.