This part of the practice contains early season team drills designed to improve volleyball passing and hitting as a team. These team volleyball passing drills are also progression drills meaning they build on each other. This means that skills and technique are improved more rapidly and players see results faster. These drills specifically focus on out side hitters!
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Our Instructor Andor Gyulai has the most popular video in the world on “Volleyball Spiking.” Additionally he has coached, at all level including running his own club of 8 teams. He is also the owner and founder of Volleyball1on1.
In this portion of the practice plan we are focused on building strong fundamentals using high rep drills
This portion of the practice plan focuses on teaching good volleyball passing technique as well as a very useful drill that forces high repetition and ball contact to improve skill. The complete drill takes 5-10 minutes total to run however the result is 160-320 volleyball passing contacts for each player while stressing correct movement and form.
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.
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.
Olympic gold medalist Eric Fonoimoana Volleyball Stretching – Shoulder Stretch
Note: Eric Videos do not require the mat. If you are looking for some great warm up stretches for volleyball, developed by two gold medalist namely Eric Fonoimoana and Misty May-Treanor be sure to look at the volleyball stretching videos
Eric Fonoimoana Volleyball Stretching – Arm Circles Exercise 1 – Arm Circles: Small/Big – 10 rep each side each way Note: Eric Videos do not require the mat. If you are looking for some great warm up stretches for volleyball, developed by two gold medalist namely Eric Fonoimoana and Misty May-Treanor be sure to look…
This Volleyball Practice Plan is a early season volleyball practice design for players of all skill levels. The primary focus of this practice is two fold,
– Helpful Do and Don’t for Your First Volleyball Practice as a Coach
– Useful Volleyball Passing Drills, Technique and More to Help Build Strong Fundamentals in Volleyball Passing and Volleyball Serve Reception.
The float serve is the most fundamental can’t miss serve in volleyball. Twelve year coach and pro player David Fischer breaks it down. The float is presented and done in three steps from the toss through to contact with the ball. Gum up the opponents offense with different speeds and locations of the ball.
The back one attack has one difference from it’s cousin the middle one. The set is behind the setter. For this adjustment Jeff presents this instructional video series to help middle blockers spike better.
This is a great video and drill where you see exactly how Bill Ferguson and Jeff Nygaard run blocking trips.
This video contains more details on how football and USC football influences Bills Coaching Philosophy. Another great video for coaches to help them improve how they develop their students and team as well as how to run a successful practice and program. Also this contains some great information on verbal cues and how visual imagery used in football.
This Volleyball Drill for your Setters focuses on footwork, hitter cohesion, in-transition plays and defense. Setters should use this drill to focus on their footwork and how to effectively run their offense. Use this drill with all of our other drills located here! Skill Level: This Volleyball Setter Drill can be used for beginner to intermediate skill level
Brian Gimmillaro is one of the greatest coaches in college indoor volleyball history and in this video he shares secrets to his famous volleyball warm up drill. This drill for volleyball focuses on a large number of ball touches in a very short period of time.
I am excited to anounce I will be helping the AVCA, the largest volleyball coaching association in the world with instructional volleyball videos, volleyball drills and volleyball information
My goal is too add one new blog each week, with valuable content including an instructional video where possible! Below is this weeks video and blog!
This Volleyball Drill is for Setters to increase front and back setting skills while improving footwork. Setters are to focus on making their backset look like a front set. For more Setting drills, check out USC Head Coach Bill Ferguson’s drills here.
Skill Level: This Volleyball Drill is used for Intermediate to Advanced skill level.
This Volleyball Drill is for Setters to improve ball control and communication. This drill helps a lot with setters who need help with their accuracy and strength. Also a great drill for beginning setters to improve vision meaning – keeping the head up and looking at an area where the body is not used too.
Skill Level: This Volleyball Drill is used for beginner to advanced skill level.
# Players: This drill is designed for 2-6 players.
his Volleyball Drill is for Setters and Hitters to work on running plays off of an in-system pass. Each Setter will gain court awareness during this fast-paced drill. Each rep will make them a better player along with making their teammates better at passing and hitting.
Skill Level: This Volleyball Drill is used for beginner to intermediate skill level.
This Volleyball Defense Drill is for Defensive Specialists to get a concentrated amount of digging reps. Each player learns how to read the hitter and be aggressive while having a defense goal to complete!
Skill Level: This drill is used for beginner to intermediate skill levels.
Increase the amount of digs a player must get before exiting the drill.