Excellent volleyball spiking requires more than just a powerful hit. As a large hitter who was known for hitting the crap out of the volleyball, I found that my biggest problem when I was spiking was not that I wasn’t generating enough power, but that I wasn’t maintaining good control over the ball when I hit it. Learn how to change that!
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The first thing you want to consider in order to increase your speed for your volleyball spiking approach is making sure you are back in a ready position to spike! I know it sounds obvious but think of this, more often than not a volleyball spike approach begin in a transition play, as a result you need to practice this skill.
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.
In this series of 6 videos Andor Gyulai will discuss every detail as it relates to blocking on the left side or in area 4 when playing indoor volleyball. Specifics that will be discussed include eye sequence, responsibilities, footwork, reading the hitting, strong moves and more. This video is great for players and coaches.
Transitioning off of the block and to the hit is integral to every teams success. Pro player and twelve year coach David Fischer presents a complete series with drills on this topic.
Demonstration of a drill to perfect the footwork and improve conditioning.The right side of the court uses a slightly different footwork to move from blocker to hitter.
Learn to keep the game fun and avoid burnout with twelve year coach David Fischers advice on how to keep burnout on the back burner.
Twelve year coach David Fischer hands out terrific advice on how to be diplomatic as players interact with their current and future teammates.
Mistakes make the difference between good and great players and teams. Shared here are the most common ones and how to correct them with David Fischer, pro player and twelve year volleyball coach.
Mental processing for outside hitters mean they have to think like more than just a hitter. Twelve year coach David Fischer shares these positions and hitting strategies.
epper is made more engaging, intense and active for the players with this tip from twelve year coach David Fischer.
Giving a full demonstration of the jump float serve and explaining its effectiveness in women’s and girls’ volleyball is twelve year coach.
A miniscule difference is using the valve on the ball to direct its direction on court. Demonstration is to use the classic 3 step approach serve at the passer’s nose to throw off their depth perception.
David Fischer demonstrates how to execute and successfully use a powerful jump serve for beginners and pros. Beginners learn and pros can review the basics and fundamentals of how to toss and approach the ball. Think like a hitter when jump serving by progressing from the ten foot line and backing up to the end line.
Pro player and twelve year coach David Fischer presents an entire series of drills that can be done by one person with a ball and a wall. Work on the arm swing and get the most out of it using down balls. Add an extra skill by setting yourself while working on hitting against the wall.
Warming up gets the blood flowing and sets the tone for entire practice or matches. David Fischer runs his girls college team through a full warm up that has everyone ready to play at their best. Walking sounds easy until you add setting, passing and other movements as you move from end line to end line.
David Fischer is a pro player and coach with twelve plus years experience. In this series he tells everyone how to do what they love the most, hitting and spiking. First you need to know where to hit the ball to the different areas of the open court. Footwork in the proper sequence gets you to the ball quickly and easily.
David Fischer demonstrates how to set a volleyball for beginners. His twelve plus years of coaching girls and boys includes fun drills and cues to learn how to be a great setter.
Pro player and twelve plus year coach David Fischer shows everything on how to pass a volleyball. David runs his college team through step by step instructions that is easy for everyone to understand. David presents common mistakes by beginners and how to correct them with the proper form and technique.
Keeping the ball up on your side of the net leads to points being scored. Alicia goes through six of her favorite drills to keep the ball up.
One arm digs are a necessity and perfected with practice. Chicken wings are best you use a flat surface to contact the ball.
This drill lets players go a little ape and want a change of pace. Alicia talks about how she learned this fun exercise from a weightlifter.
The sweet spot is the part of the ball you should focus on to make it jump off the hand. Alicia demonstrates the best way to accomplish this every time.
Sun protection is an absolute must out on the beach. Alicia talks about her favorite products and ways to use them.
Alicia shares a tip she learned from all time great coach Butch May, Misty’s dad. He taught Alicia and many other pros how winning 51 percent of the time will always lead to a winning record in volleyball.
Just how does Alicia stay comfortable and presentable when playing on the beach in a bikini? This video she tells and demonstrates several ways for every female player to do just this.
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 has a simple drill to increase passing skills. Look at the bottom of the ball since that’s where the majority of contacts are made.
Alicia presents her favorite stretches that keep her on the court and prevent injuries. Demonstrated are several apparatus such as foam rollers and mats to stay loose and prevent stiffening up between matches.
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.
Alicia tells how repetition made her a pro player. Most importantly how to practice perfect and pay attention to technique.
Explosive speed and strength is a winning combination. Alicia has an entire series of beach volleyball drills to get to the ball quicker.
Alicia presents her six videos of digging on the beach. Here are highlights of what is included to become a better defender.
1. A drill working on the fundamentals of a solid platform and using it to cut the ball off.
2. How to dig a high line shot over the block.
Pros learn how to use proper nutrition during tournaments to perform at their best. Anthony tells what he uses to be at the top of his game.
Anthony loves to talk about of his favorite topics, jump serving. This drill hones skills to score an ace when serving.