The Complete Guide to Passing: Technique, Tactics & Drills
with Bond Shymansky,
Marquette University Head Coach;
former Georgia Tech Head Volleyball Coach; 2004 ACC Coach of the Year
Coach Bond Shymansky focuses on non-linear passing, specifically the platform passing technique. Platform passing starts with the players' feet, toes, knees, shoulders and hips all square to the ball, not to the target area. Moving players use two shuffle steps to get into position for the ball. Hand positioning is key and Shymansky prefers the overlapping technique, or fist technique, for non-linear passing. Thumbs are pushed down to the floor as elbows are extended out. The contact point is in the forearm area with the left hand over right. Contact should happen at the knee level and important to non-linear passing. The next key in successful platform passing is the shift. The focus is on creating power by shifting the body, not by swinging the arms. Holding your angle when hitting the ball gives feedback after the ball is hit. The exaggerated hold move is known as a take away and it the last major point Shymansky covers. Several key troubleshooting issues are described and demonstrated. Drop step passing, hands passing, and send/receive tactics round out the Complete Guide to Passing DVD!
52 minutes. 2007.The Complete Guide to Serving: Technique, Tactics & Drills
with Russ Rose,
Penn State University Head Coach;
Four consecutive NCAA Championships (2010, 2009, 2008, 2007) and five overall; 4x NCAA Championship Coach;
3X AVCA National Coach of the Year,
over 1000 career coaching victories,
recognized by USA Volleyball as one of their All-Time Great Coaches in 2005
The serve has a great impact in the Rally Scoring era of volleyball. To capitalize on this area, Coach Russ Rose shares technical aspects of the standing serve, the jump float and the jump spin in this three-part DVD. He begins with the technical aspects of each of these serves. While teaching, Rose offers ongoing commentary of the nuances of the serve along with repeated demonstrations of each that you can show your players. He also touches upon the importance of establishing a serving ritual that allows focus and preparation for the serve. In Part 2, Tactical Factors, Rose shares insight into maximizing service scoring opportunities for your individual athletes and your team as a whole. Part 3 features drills from three distinct categories: Control, Tactical and Stamina that are all designed to help "test" individual players and your team to be prepared in every foreseeable game time serve situation. Turn your serves into scoring opportunities with this excellent DVD from Russ Rose.
32 minutes. 2008.The Complete Guide to Blocking: Technique, Tactics & Drills
with Kim Oden,
St. Francis HS (CA) Head Coach;
2X Olympian, 2X USA Olympic Team Captain,
3X "All-American" (Stanford), Stanford Volleyball's "Player of the Decade" ('80s)
Kim Oden, one of the most feared and dominant blockers in USA and NCAA volleyball history, shares her blocking expertise in this complete guide to blocking! Oden simplifies all aspects of coaching blocking, one of the most challenging volleyball skill areas to coach.
Beginning with the basics, Oden teaches the specifics for spacing, stance and jumping hand and body position. She covers three types of footwork for blocking, how to most effectively penetrate the net and vision sequencing for anticipating where the hit will come from. Oden details block positioning with drills for attaining an advantageous block position.
A special "situations" segment includes solutions for the many blocking related realities faced by club and high school coaches. For each situation, Oden demonstrates the "problem" before demonstrating the "solution," offering a unique look at how to identify and solve blocking issues. She touches on small blocker solutions, how to block back row attacks and blocking strategies to give your team an advantage, which includes five specific strategies.
Give your team a competitive edge with Oden's comprehensive guide to blocking.
81 minutes. 2009 The Complete Guide to Attacking: Technique, Tactics, & Drills
with Jim Moore, University of Oregon Head Coach;
2012 NCAA National Runner-up; 2012 Volleyball Magazine National Coach of the Year;
2006 Pac-10 Coach of the Year; 3x National Coach of the Year; 1993 D-II National Championship (at Northern Michigan)
In this information packed volleyball DVD, Coach Moore shares with you a step-by-step run, jump and hit progressive guide to attacking.
Moore begins with a technical breakdown of the footwork for the four-, three- and two-step approaches. Moore shares insight into what to look for from each player through individual drills before moving into full team participation drills for working on the approach.
Moving from footwork, Moore shares the technical aspects of the jump followed by a drill progression that adds a swing and touch to the jump. Moore concludes his jumping instruction by adding a hitting drill that shows you how to evaluate the proper approach for the hit.
Oregon Strength Coach Jeremy Pick shares a quick, but effective, 7-exercise dynamic warm-up for the arm swing that will help your players train for safer hitting. Moore demonstrates the technical aspects for the throw and hit followed by drill progressions that include throwing tennis balls before moving to throwing drills with the volleyball. Moore puts the run, jump and hit together with a series of 10 multi-contact attacking drills, which include transition and serve receive routes.
This guide to attacking is certain to assist you in improving your players' understanding and execution of this crucial skill.
43 minutes. 2009The Complete Guide to Setting: Technique, Tactics & Drills
with Terry Gamble,
McNeese State University Head Volleyball Coach;
former Iowa Western CC Head Coach,
2006 AVCA National Coach of the Year,
2006 NJCAA National Champions
Coach Gamble's setter technique training centers around his goal of multiple ball touches. Gamble begins with individual setting technique that focuses on hand position and footwork. He shows just how easy it is for a setter to get multiple touches, either on or off the court, through multi-positional skill development drills that every team member can participate in.
Gamble moves into team drills that incorporate ball control, foot speed, anticipation and communication. He includes sets to a variety of targeted positions, jump setting and dump sets. Gamble shares a visual drill progression that begins with the basics of court awareness in reading and reacting with the set. This progression starts with simplified drills that are appropriate for a beginning setter and advance through more complex blocking reads for successful volleyball setting.
This volleyball DVD is perfect for the club or high school volleyball coach at any level and can be used to incorporate the skill of setting into all aspects of volleyball practice.
64 minutes. 2009.The Complete Guide to Defense: Technique, Tactics, & Drills
with Joe Lynch,
Iowa State University Assistant Coach,
former Head Coach Milwaukee Sting, 2005 AVCA Prep Coach of the Year
A tough and fearless defensive mindset is a trademark of Iowa State University volleyball.
In this four-part instructional volleyball DVD, Coach Lynch shares the techniques, tactics and drills that he has implemented with his team. Lynch's goals for defending are simple: let no ball hit the floor on your side of the net and make defensive plays with minimal arm movement and efficient leg movement.
Part 1: Lynch details the skill set for successful digging along with partner drills to ingrain positive technical aspects of digging.
Part 2: Lynch highlights pepper drills including four drills to train various defensive aspects.
Part 3: Features Coach Controlled Run-Throughs. Lynch demonstrates run-through drills that allow you to control the difficulty, court-areas and pace of the drills.
Part 4: In the final segment, Digging Off the Hit, Lynch shares a series of positional drills that require a player to move from their established base position to play defense.
This presentation will teach you how to train tough-minded, fearless defenders while improving your defensive technique.
40 minutes. 2009.
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