Stein presents part 3 of 27 for setters. Demonstrated is correct footwork to square up to the target on each set.
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Stein presents part 2 of 27 for setters. Demonstrated is setters starting position on the court and when to move after the ball is served.
Stein presents part 1 of 27 for indoor setters on setting. Demonstrated is hand placement on the ball and the technique of hands high above the head.
Logan Tom presents a video series on volleyball passing technique. These videos present the basics that every player from beginner to Olympian must use.
Logan demonstrates a video series of passing drills. This series is geared for beginners to see how pro players work on fundamentals to stay sharp on the court.
Logan talks about coaching. This series of videos tell about how coaches have made Logan and others the players they are today.
1. Rebounding refers to getting a soft block that puts the ball up in the air so the defenders can more easily pass it. Getting a second chance to play the ball over is advantageous especially for shorter teams.
Logan presents a series of volleyball tips. These videos talk about the best tips used to reach the highest levels of the game.
Logan Tom talks and coaches how to play volleyball defense in position six. For the last 12 years Logan has consistently been one of the best defenders in the world. This video reveals why.
Logan Tom demonstrates how to dig several different shots when playing volleyball defense.
Logan Tom coaches players how to do a volleyball float serve. This is a great instructional video that offers insider technique into the most common serve in volleyball.
From 2003- 2013 Logan Tom was one of the most successful female volleyball jump servers in the world. In this video Logan instructs and coaches how to do a volleyball jump serve.
Logan Tom coaches how to hit to the deep corner of the court when spiking from the outside hitter position.
In this video Logan demonstrates and coaches hitting the line shot across the body from the outside hitter position.
In this instructional volleyball video Logan teaches players and coaches how to hit the sharp cross court shot from the outside hitter position.
Logan coaches volleyball players on how to do the tip shot.
Logan Tom demonstrates and coaches players how to use the tip and tool off the block when playing volleyball.
In this video, Andor Gyulai Volleyball1on1.com founder and owner introduces Tom Black and what to expect from the practice! Tom Black is one of the top young up and coming volleyball coaches in the country. He currently works with the USA National Women’s team daily with head coach Karch Kiraly and Reed Sunahara.
Tom Black – LMU women’s head coach and USA women’s assistant coach breaks down and explains the “Read the Game” volleyball practice plan he runs the Lions through. “Read the Game” was developed by many of the USA national team coaches before the 2012 Olympics, including Karch Kiraly, Ron Larson, Hugh McCutcheon, and Paula Weishoff.
In this video Ron Larson former USA assistant coach works with the LMU volleyball setters in a tutor drill.
Ron is an incredible coach and this series of videos highlights a number of important talking points for setters.
• Consistent Contact Point
• High hands
• Follow through
• Feel – Getting an Intuitive feeling for the location of your sets.
This great drill works on all skills including passing, setting and tipping. Why we like the drill is that players work on skills while warming up thus making more productive use of practice time.
Working on all skills, this volleyball drill improves passing, setting and spiking. Again like the previous drill this warm up is game like and over the net as it builds skills. With limited gym time many coaches are having success using drills like this to start practice!
To see 12 similar drills by NAIA champion coach and Volleybal1lon1 instructor Dan Fisher click here.
Go here for a list of all warm ups in our library.
In this video Ron Larson former USA assistant coach and Tom Black do a progression on the previous setter tutor drill. Now the setters are running the middle blockers through a series of attacks and hits.
In this video Tom offers the quote of the day as well as explains the goals and drills for the practice. I like this video as it gives coaches a great look at how they should consider setting up their practices as well as using quotes and other inspirations stories to motivate and inspire the players.
Continuous Blocking Drill and the Split Step Stretch-Shortening Cycle is a great video series that will expose you to new concepts in volleyball blocking and defense. The Split Step Stretch-Shortening Cycle has been used for years now by elite tennis players to move more effectively across the court and cover more ground.
The transition toss volleyball drill works on transition hitting as well as “Read the Game” blocking and defense. The drill fits nicely into a progression from the setter tutor drills already run as well as working on the split step stretch-shortening cycle concepts.
This drill emphasis includes “reading the game” for blockers and defenders, as well as working on the fundamentals of transition and getting off the net after you block so that you get a good attack.
Click here for the full “Read the Game” practice and all of Tom Black’s 170+ Volleyball Videos and Drills
Compete with transition emphasis volleyball drill is the final progression of the practice and in many ways works to improve and emphasize all that the team has worked on thus far in the practice. Note: We have added the conversation from the office where Tom discusses this competition drill.
AVCA Video Tip of the Week – Diggers verses Spikers. This is a great drill to help defenders play better defense by being better at reading hitters. The drill will help defenders look at attackers arm swing, shoulders and more so that they read better on defense.
The LMU 50 drill is used to wind down practice. Stats are kept for serving and passing accuracy.
Tom compliments the team on a good practice and one player is chosen by their teammate for being the best at helping the team improve.
Tom goes over the finer points of the setter tutor drill and how they are improving.
Note I also included videos of the drill being performed!
Update to this post – I recently watched LMU Setter and it is remarkable her improvement as well as her impact on the game since working with Ron Larson!
Tom and Andor have an in depth talk over how this new technique “Split Step Stretch-Shortening Cycle” borrowed from tennis converts to volleyball. Note we have included the videos of the drill in action too.
Tom emphasizes how at every level you need to focus on simple basics to stay on track. In this video Tom and Andor discuss in detail the Team Transition Tutor Drill.