This video features the team working on float serving. The team is not a very good jump serving team and as a result moved more towards serving the jump float serve. In this video you will see how the coaches make this serving drill fun and competitive. Also you will start to see how the loud music in practice affects affects everything.
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This is another “Tutor Drill” specifically for skills the coaches thought need work from “Tell the Truth Monday” video session. This drill is working on passing the float serve and rather than passing the serve overhand, using a platform to pass the ball. What the coaching staff observed is the offense tends to have better rhythm when this is done verses overhand passing.
The practice theme of the day is “Tell the Truth Monday”, what this means is the team reviews videos and looks for individual and team weaknesses that they can work on. The coaches then often add specific skill building drills called “Tutor Drills” to improve on those skills that need work. This video contains a tutor drill the coaches are running to fix and improve passing off spin serves.
In this video you will see the team running blocking trips. What makes this different from previous times we have filmed USC Volleyball practices is that the coaching staff has added hitting off the boxes. This gives a more real game like element and definitely improves the practice and drill.
This video offers a practice overview with Bill Ferguson of USC. This video highlights the theme of the practice namely tell the truth Monday and in the practice breakdown you will see how concepts from the war room video session come through into skill building ideas for practice.
This video contains a number of warm up and work out drills used by USC Men’s and Women’s Volleyball to get ready for practice and matches. This includes: Body Blade Shoulder Warmup, 9 Tap and Reach RDL, and Soft Press for Spinal Stability.
This video shows the DROM – Dynamic Range of Motion Warm Up used by USC men’s volleyball team. A good DROM warm up has been proven to increase athletic performance and decrease injuries. This video is insightful especially when compared to the previous practice plans filmed with Bill and seeing how the warm up has changed in even just a year.
In this video you will get to see Bill Ferguson and USC Men’s Volleyball coaching war room. In this room the team watches video and discusses strategy. Volleyball1on1 also offers some resources to help coaches in this area!
Conversations from the Office – Allan Vince, Cal Baptist University Men’s Volleyball Assistant Coach
This is a video featuring Allan Vince, Cal Baptist University Men’s Volleyball Assistant Coach. Allan has had a remarkable career as a player for UCLA and overseas as a pro. His understanding as an assistant coach is remarkable and it is just a matter of time till he is the head coach somewhere.
In this video coach Wes Schneider talks about Cal Baptist University and its volleyball program. Along with the campus tour this video offers great insights on playing volleyball at Cal Baptist for Wes Schneider and Allan Vince. This video plus others are a must see for players looking to play D1, D2, D3, NAIA College Men’s Volleyball in the United States.
In this video Wes Schneider shares his best coaching advice specifically for coaches. This video is a must see for all coaches of all levels.
This is a great video for young players looking to play college volleyball. In it Wes offers great advice that we have never heard before for players looking to play college volleyball.
In video and post we get an opportunity to learn about coach Wes Schneider coaching style and why. The question is broad and really revealing as it tells you allot about what the coach focuses on and thinks is important as a coach. Also it reveals allot about what they think are important traits for volleyball coaching success.
This video features a frank and fun conversation about Wes mentors as a coach. No great coach went the road by himself, rather they had help and often learned from the best. In this video is an intimate look at who helped Wes become a good coach and how all coaches should do the same.
This video features a conversations from the office with Wes Schneider on the Standard Drill. The drill is used for 6 on 6 game like situations instead of just playing a game to 25. What it allows the teams to do is focus on just defense or just offense while still playing balls out and working and playing out of transition.
This video features a conversation from the office on the tough swings volleyball drill. This drill simulates a large block the players will be facing competing in one the toughest division in all of sports MPSF Men’s Volleyball.
This video features the conversation from the office regarding servers vs. passers volleyball drill. We have also included round 1 and round 2 of the servers vs. passers drill below.
This video features the conversation from the office regarding the volleyball exchange drill. The point of this drill is to warm up the players while still building skills and working on movement in transition. With the increased speed of the game transition movement has become more and more important.
In this video Wes and Andor talk about the volleyball tennis drill. This is a drill Wes likes to run at the start of practice to warm his players up. The drill also works on several skills including ball control, passing, movement, and reading. Also Wes like the drill because it sets a good tone for practice and gets his players competing early.
In this video Wes and Andor do a quick review of the practice and what went on! This video offers insights into the thought behind the drills as well as particular focuses of the coaching staff while running the drills and the practice.
In this video Wes wraps up the practice with the team, discusses what he likes, dislikes and also give a little pep talk. Every coach has their own style and this video highlights Wes coaching style.
Round 2 of the tough swings drill from earlier. This video sequence includes more verbal cues from the coaches as well as watching the opposites now run the drill. As stated earlier Wes runs this drill to help his attackers deal with a defense that they are not used to particularly on a bad pass where the defense knows the ball is going to the outside.
This is round 2 of the servers verses passers drill. This drill obviously works on serving and passing for the team. Add on to traditional serving and passing include the coach on the box entering in a second ball after the serve. This is done to increase the number of reps for the players plus have a controlled situation where coaches can work on specific things for the passers.
This video features Wes Schneider running the tough swings volleyball drill. Wes run this drill to simulate the tough situations, particularly the tough and large block his hitters will face in matches competing in the NCAA MPSF division. In this volleyball drill for hitters, his spikers have to hit against his 2 biggest blockers where the blockers know the ball is going to the hitter. (Hitter gets 4 out 5 sets!)
The next drill is servers verses passers drill. The drill consist of a serve followed up by an additional ball from a coach hitting on a box in order to increase the number of repetitions.
Wes Schneider Exchange Volleyball Drill is a great drill to help your team with all areas of the game while still warming up the players successfully. Some the the things we see players get out of the drill in particular include learning over head ball control meaning a control swing.
In this video you will get to see how Wes introduces practice to his team and goes through the team announcements. This is very revealing and we encourage all coaches to watch this and learn. Also Wes has a very mellow style of coaching that that is similar or fits many coaches out there.
In this video Cal Baptist Coach Wes Schneider goes over the volleyball practice outline for the day. In this video you also will learn the reasoning behind certain drills and how they fit into the team goals and the point in season where the team is currently competing.
In this Volleyball1on1.com exclusive first you get and inside look at Cal Baptist Men’s Volleyball Program including; campus, coaching staff, player facilities and more. This video is a must see for all players looking to play college volleyball particularly players looking to play at Cal Baptist!
In this video you get a quick tour and introduction to Concordia University, the Men’s Volleyball program and its coach Shawn Patchell. The staff at Volleyball1on1 love Concordia University and its talented coaching staff. We highly recommend this school for consideration for any volleyball players.
Concordia Men’s volleyball practice plan breakdown and overview in front of the board with coach Shawn Patchell. This will give new coaches a overview of how great coaches organize their practice plans. Also you will notice how the board is organized and used to direct and motivate the players.
Concordia Men’s Volleyball Start of Practice Meeting and Prey with Shawn Patchell. This is a good opening video that will give players an idea of what it is like to sit in the team meeting at the start of practice at Concordia University. Also for coaches this may offer ideas on running team meetings.