Tom Black serving and passing beach volleyball drill where the coach helps the players focusing on weak passing areas with a toss. This simple yet effective drill allows the coach to focus on individual passing and serve receive needs of each player.
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This beach volleyball and sand drill focuses on passing a ball followed by the technique for a volleyball approach and spike. A few things this drill will help reinforce with good verbal cues: Slow to fast, open up to the ball and contact the ball on your right shoulder.
In this series of videos Tom Black and LMU Women’s Sand Volleyball Team do a wave drill with a serve and a virus. drill consist of a serve followed by the serving team receiving a ball that needs to be hit over on 1. If the serving teams wins two balls they rotate over in a wave to the receiving side of court.
This is a shortened pregame day practice plan with Tom Black. This practice offers a number of valuable insights including: multiple skill building warmup drills, the focus on float jump serve drills, finally the specific wave drills used. Enjoy!
Practice Plan #2 – Part 1 – Practice introduction and warm up. This includes several videos including: Andor and Tom discussing practice, plus all the warm up skill drills for the practice.
Practice Plan #2 – Serving and Passing. The focus is on passing, seeing the line, creating the angle. On serving, again the jump float serve and getting movement and follow through on contact.
Practice Plan #2 – Part 3 of 3 – Wash drill with a serve and off target free ball. Again this drill is to run through rotations where Tom thinks the team may be weak as well as to reinforce some the tutors that the players worked on earlier in the weak.
This video contains a breakdown and introduction for LMU volleyball practice 2 with Tom Black. In this video Tom and Andor break down the practice and the goals. Note this is a shortened pregame practice.
In this video you will see a good controlled easy to do team warm up drill that builds skill on the net and helps the players warm up effectively. This is a good drill for all levels.
This is a hitting lines drills with a slight twist. All sets must come off a live pass so as to make it more game like. This is another good warm up drill that builds multiple skills.
Practice Plan #2 with Tom Black and LMU Women’s Volleyball – In this video the coaches layout practice, the drills, and the quote of the day. I suggest all coaches watch this and see the efficient and organized practice is!
This series of videos is on the LMU 50 passing and serving drill. The goal for the passers is to get 50 passes rated a 3 or 4. In this series of videos you will also see the teams and coaching staffs focus on the jump float serve and its effectiveness as a serve in volleyball. Also how the coaching staff uses the radar gun.
Tom Black doing a wash drill with a serve and a free ball. The free ball is an off target free ball forcing the setter and offense to work on transition. This drill is run before a match to work on specific rotations and also work on team transition from a bad pass or dig.
In these two videos the team and the coaches discuss practice. This is a great video and it shows how Tom has fostered and environment for open communication. This a great end of practice wrap up video.
This practice plan is from a NCAA Sand Volleyball Practice we filmed with Tom Black and the LMU Women’s volleyball team. This practice takes place during the first season of women’s sand volleyball in the NCAA and it is extremely revealing to hear and see its impact on the sport.
Beach Practice Plan #2 – Part 1 of 5 – This series of videos include the practice introduction with Andor and Tom, additionally the complete series of warm up drills. Finally the videos also include the sand practice plan overview with the team where Tom breaks down the practice for the players.
Beach Practice Plan #2 – Part 2 of 5 – Drill and instruction on passing to spiking in sand volleyball.
Beach Practice Plan #2 – Part 3 of 5 – 2 Sand Drills, Block Defense Tutor and 3 Chance Siding Out Drill
This part of practice focuses on block defense and siding out. Both drills offer real life examples and lots of reps.
Beach Practice Plan #2 – Part 4 of 5 – Competitive Play and Practice Wrap Up and Review. The practice and drills build up and progress to competitive play. Here the players compete against each other in games. This series also includes the wrap up and review video where the coaches discuss the practice with the players.
Tom Black Sand Practice Plan 2 – Practice Wrap up and Coaches Comments and Thoughts on Beach Volleyball
Beach Practice Plan #2 – Part 5 of 5 – Practice Wrap up and Coaches Comments and Thoughts on Beach Volleyball.
This video contains sand practice plan 2 introduction with Tom Black and Andor Gyulai. Introduction
This video contains Tom Black college sand volleyball women’s early volleyball warm up. This includes some movement drills, bungie cord drills, 1 on 1 volles, then finally some off the net bump setting.
Beach and sand volleyball drill – off the net bump setting from beach volleyball practice 2 with Tom Black and LMU.
Sand volleyball warm up, blocker pull or stay drill is a drill to help blockers make good decisions when blocking as well as work on their footwork when pulling.
This video contains a sand practice overview where Tom explains the beach practice to his team.
In this multi video instructional series Tom Black and John Meyer offer specific details on helping players improve their approach and thus their spiking after passing. This is a great video and drill for players of all levels. There are also some great verbal cues offered for coaching.
This video series features a sand block defense tutor drill and instruction.
3 Chance Siding Out Drill – This part of practice focuses on block defense and siding out. Both drills offer real life examples and lots of reps.
LMU Sand Volleyball Practice Plan 2 Practice Wrap Up. Free Volleyball Video.
Tom Black and John Meyer share coaching advice for sand volleyball regarding nutrition, hydration and endurance. This is a great video for players and coaches offering some cool secrets for lasting during long tournaments. Coming from John Meyer this advice is golden!
LMU coaches Tom Black and John Meyer discuss the first beach volleyball season in NCAA sand volleyball history. In the video they talk about some of the benefits of the players and the program.
In this video Tom and John discuss the difference between coaching indoor vs. beach and how coaches can use parts of each to improve their coaching skills in the other.