As anyone who's been around sports long enough knows, defense wins championships. This video features a middle school girls' volleyball coach explaining some techniques and drills for improving the defensive play of young female volleyball players. These include teaching your players to call for the ball and pass properly, and making players move around as much as possible during passing drills to get them used to covering as much ground as they can.
There's nothing like the beach. You have soft sand beneath your feet, the ocean breeze flowing around you, and of course the ocean itself. There are many activities that can be played at the beach, but arguably no other sport is more commonly played than beach volleyball. Unlike regular volleyball, kneepads are not necessary since the sand can be a bit more forgiving and clothes are usually subsituted for bathing suits. This tutorial will show you all the tricks and tips for playing volleybal...
This video shows how to bump a volleyball.First you have your feet shoulder width apart and knees bent.Move to the ball so that it will come down squarely in front of you.Make contact with the ball in front of you.You may have to turn away from the net.Make your platform with your forearms by putting your forearms straight out almost parallel with the ground clasping your hands in front of you with your thumbs side by side but dot clasp your fingers together.Keep elbows locked and knees bent....
In this how-to video, you will learn how to properly serve a volleyball. First, make sure you do not touch the line as you serve the ball. Take your left foot and put it a little bit forward past your right food. The foot will depend on which one is more dominant. Hold the arm holding the ball parallel to the floor. Now, place your other hand above the ball. Next, take the right hand and bring it next to your ear with the palm facing the other team. Now, toss the ball vertically and as high a...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to power up volleyball serves. Viewers are taught by volleyball player, Keri Walsh. Viewers learn helpful tips that will strengthen volleyball serving. Some tips include: always toss the ball in the same place, ball should be tossed in front of shoulder, serve overhand with the force of the palm hitting the ball and position shoulders to the direction that you want the ball to go. This video will benefit those viewers who are learning how to play voll...
Batting a ball back and forth while you're barefoot on the beach is a fun way to get some exercise. Get started with these basic rules. Watch this video to learn how to play beach volleyball.
Volleyball has numerous unique rules. For example, volleyball is one of the only sports that does not allow throwing or catching the ball. Learn the rules of volleyball in this video tutorial.
All sports require physical conditioning. Volleyball is no different. Learn how to do physical conditioning for volleyball in this video tutorial.
Volleyball is very much an offensive sport. Even when you're playing defensive, you're playing offensively, too. So, how do you improve a young girl's offensive skills as a coach? This video talks with Burt Weller, who gives great information for teaching your volleyball team the fundamental offensive skills. Learn some great volleyball drills that will get your players to be scoring, spiking machines.
On sports teams, especially youth sports teams, the players are never one and the same. Young athletes are all different, which means they all have different skills and abilities out on the field or in the arena. As a coach, you can't treat them as a whole, but you need to treat these young players as individuals of a whole. This video covers some practices and techniques, as well as gives advice for better coaching skills for teaching a "team". This is coach psychology.
What's one of the most popular sport for young women? Volleyball. But how does one first begin to play? This video talks with a young girls volleyball coach about who young women can start playing the sport, and what they should expect, like the rules of the game, how many girls are on a team, what the team is like, etc.
Traveling teams are becoming a larger part of the youth sports landscape for sports such as basketball, soccer, and, as discussed in this video, volleyball. The purpose of this video is to explain to parents and coaches what they can do with their middle-school-aged young volleyball players to prepare them for play on elite traveling teams once they reach high school. Presenters include a club team coach and a middle school coach, who explain the basics of how a traveling team works and what ...
Volleyball is a very challenging, fun, and rewarding sport. This video demonstrates some drills that you can do, or have your athletes do, to improve their volleyball skills. It includes an explanation of the different volleyball positions. It follows this with some training techniques including having players play their unnatural positions and how to serve properly.
The underhand serve is a passive and slower volleyball serve designed to only get the ball over the net and, as you will see in this sports video, is very easy to return. Learn how to serve underhand in this volleyball video tutorial.
Advanced defensive techniques are important in getting to balls that are hit into difficult positions. Whether the ball is hit low, to the side or high, the volleyball player must be prepared. Learn how to do advanced defensive techniques in this volleyball video tutorial.
The volleyball attack can excite the crowd and devastate the opposing team. The approach, jump and landing are the basic aspects of a successful volleyball attack. Learn how to attack in this volleyball video tutorial.
The jump serve is an aggressive overhand volleyball serve designed to score quickly and, as you will see in this sports video, is very difficult to return. Learn how to jump serve in this volleyball video tutorial.
Serve receiving in volleyball depends upon a proper beginning posture and correct footwork. Learn how to receive serves in this volleyball video tutorial.
The setter in volleyball is one of the most important positions because they set up the spike which, in many cases, ends in a point if the set is done right. Watch these setting tips in this sports video tutorial.
The volleyball middle hitter attacks from both in front of the setter and sliding behind the setter. Learn how to be a middle hitter in this volleyball video tutorial.
Perfect body position allows the volleyball player to execute effective techniques on both offense and defense. Learn how to get into perfect body position in this volleyball video tutorial.
The overhand serve can be placed with great accuracy and power and, as you will see in this sports video, is difficult to return. Learn how to serve overhand in this volleyball video tutorial.
The volleyball defensive priority is to contact the ball in the body's midline. Maintaining perfect body position is essential to good volleyball defense. Learn how to play defense in this volleyball video tutorial.
Olympian Misty May and Chris Marlowe give some defensive tips on how to hit out of trouble. Hit out of trouble in volleyball.
Misty May shows you how to handle being in the middle of all the action on offense and defense. Block and attack for middle hitters.
Misty May shows you why passing is one of the keys to scoring on the volleyball court. Pass in volleyball.
This video discusses basic techniques for diving and defensive volleyball positioning when being attacked by the left, right, and middle hitter of the opposing team.
This video covers how to pass or bump a volleyball. Become a better volleyball player!
This video goes through the basic steps of diving and rolling for a volleyball. Become a better volleyball player!
This video goes over the three basic types of serves: underhand, overhand, and jump serve. Learn how to serve a volleyball!
To dominate the game in beach volleyball, you'll need to master the forearm pass. This pass gets the offense started and allows your team to move the ball to the "setter" in the target area. Forearm pass a volleyball.
The overhand serve is a powerful tactic... and will add new athleticism to your game. Serve overhand in volleyball.
Learn how to play the game of beach volleyball from the ultimate sports guy and two former University of Washington Volleyball players.
To be a good volleyball player, mastering the underhand serve is essential. And for beginners, it's the easiest serve to learn. Serve underhand in volleyball.
In this video series, expert Keith Sewell will teach you how to play modern indoor volleyball. Keith gives you everything: what you need to play, what to wear, basic rules, and advanced strategy. You will learn how to bump or pass, set, hit or spike, block, dink, dive, and more! Keith covers rotation strategies and how to serve. He lets you in on ways to practice, common drills, and even training advice for those who want to step up their game.