Priscilla discusses and demonstrates playing defense for blockers. This video shows how a blocker is still responsible for short shots directly behind them.
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The perfect pokey and how it is done is shown by Alicia in this video series. Every player must have this move in their arsenal.
1. What the pokey is and a drill to get started
2. How to use the pokey on defense
3. Quickly adjust when the ball is hit easy and the hands are already up high
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
In this video Brian offers advice to young volleyball players looking to play in college. This is a great video full of useful advice. My favorite observation was that Misty May probably played more volleyball by the time she reached college than her entire team on the court combined!
Bryan Gimmillaro success as a volleyball coach is second to few! As such when he speaks and gives volleyball coaching advice I recommend you listen! Now Brian is far more humble in his delivery than I but in my years of shooting video and coaching volleyball his words of advice are truly impressive.
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.
This Volleyball Defense Drill is for defensive players and teaching them to stay in zone 6 during a play. Athletes should focus on staying disciplined and reacting quickly. Defensive players have the ability to see the play develop while using other techniques learned on this site! Logan Toms videos on playing defense in this position are some of the best
This series contains 6 videos by Olympian Stein Metzger on how to dig a volleyball.
In this article Gold Medalist Eric Fonoimoana presents 6 instructional volleyball coaching videos on how to bump a volleyball.
Hi, I’m Mike Diehl, fifteen year indoor volleyball pro including three time league MVP, league kill leader and league ace leader. Also Bud 4-man beach tour MVP, kill leader and NCAA Champion at UCLA. Today I am going to share the secrets on how to block a volleyball in the outside positions of two and four.
This article discusses some of the early history of volleyball including its inventor, the YMCA and some early rules.
He was the first foreign born player to win an AVP event. Stein Metzger gives him credit for teaching what is now known as the Steino Pokey Shot! Earned his first outdoor domestic title in 2001 with Scott Ayakatubby at Huntington Beach. Won his first AVP event with with Jose Loiola in 1995 indoors at…
*1897 ASSOCIATION ATHLETIC LEAGUE HANDBOOK – VOLLEY BALL / Mintonette* During the winter of 1895-96, Mr. W.G. Morgan of Holyoke, Mass., developed a game in his gymnasium which he called Volley Ball. It was presented to the succeeding Physical Directors’ Conference and the general impression seemed to be that it would fill a place not…
This article give a comprehensive description of “What is Volleyball” and how it is one of the most popular sports in the world.
This post is set up to help you ask volleyball technique questions and also related questions! This will help us be better at what we do!
This Volleyball Defense Drill is for defensive players and teaching them to stay in zone 6 during a play. The USC Men’s Volleyball Program some of the best facilities of any program in the country. In this all access pass we are going to take you inside USC Men’s Locker Room and show you arguably the best Men’s Volleyball Facilities in the country.
This volleyball drill is for Outside Hitters’ quickness and timing. It helps the hitters become smarter players on the court, move better on defense and are all round better in transition spiking.
Skill Level: This volleyball drill can be used for beginner to advanced skill level.
# Players: This drill is designed for 1-3 players. A variation of the drill can include blockers.
injin Smith, One of Beach Volleyball’s Best Players, But by Far Its Greatest Ambassador
Sinjin Smith is known by many as one of the greatest beach volleyball players in the history of the sport. From the 1980’s to early 1990’s Sinjin Smith and his partner Randy Stoklos were the most dominant team in beach volleyball history.
Kent Steffes – The Greatest Volleyball Player Ever. If you had to ask any volleyball fan who is the greatest male player to ever play the game most would say Karch Kiraly. I would argue that he was the best indoor and outdoor player to play the game but Kent Steffes was the greatest player to play beach Volleyball period.
Below are the second 10 Dynamic Warm Up & Workout Volleyball Drills.
10 Drills Include:
• High Knees
• Lateral High Knees
• Reverse High Knees
• One Legged High Knees
• Butt Kicks
• Lateral Butt Kicks
• Reverse Butt Kicks
• Grape Vine
• High Step Grape Vine
• Tap Ockie
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Like many of you, I’m planning on kicking back on the couch tonight and watching the Olympic opening ceremonies from London. While at 7:30 P.M. Pacific Time, NBC’s cameras will undoubtedly be fixed on Lebron James, Michael Phelps and Nastia Liukin, I’ll be searching instead for Jake Gibb, Donald Suxho, April Ross, Kerri Walsh, Reid Priddy.
Standing Cycles volleyball drill is another great dynamic warm-up drill to help warm-up volleyball players. This drill focuses on abs, core, gluts, hamstrings, quads and calves. Additionally it will improve your players balance on and off the court.
Standing kick backs drill is great for training your calves, gluts, quads and hamstrings. Additionally athletes will work their core and abs during this exercise. This is another dynamic warm-up drill that has been found useful in preventing injury and getting athletes ready for performance in practice and match situations.
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Shin Holds – This is a great dynamic volleyball warmup drill that will stretch your muscles and get you ready for your workout or practice.
A dynamic warm-up for Volleyball is one that challenges every part of your body that you use while playing the game. A dynamic warm-up coordinates all of your moving parts—muscles, ligaments.
On the Saturday and Sunday of July 14th and 15th, I helped film some new footage for our website here at Volleyball1on1 at the pier in Hermosa Beach. Incidentally, our filming session happened to overlap the Amateur Athletic Union’s (AAU for short) annual Junior’s Beach National Championships that were also taking place in Hermosa Beach.
I’ve got a couple buddies who just returned from playing in two . They play for the relatively small, under-dog team from the Virgin Islands. Marc and Anthony are both in their own Amazing players. Anthony is an arrogant 6’5 monster who reachs his armpits over the net when he blocks any ball near him.