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Work on proper techniques for fixing the goofy foot attacker with Chris Lamb, 14 year Head Coach of Wichita State University. You will see how to take the correct angle of attack that will help your goofy foot athletes develop stronger play at the net.
The key is to bring the goofy foot attacker more toward the middle of the court and have them chase the ball away from the setter.
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Learn three different types of attacks in this segment that you can use to frustrate the opponent’s defense. Former U.S. national team player, Lizzy Stemke, provides you with tips which will also increase the power in your attacking hits.
The three ways your hand can contact the ball is: high snap, cross body, and wrist away. It is also important to get in the frame position at the start of your attacking move.
Long time youth volleyball coach and president of the Eastside Volleyball Club, Tim Vande Schraaf, helps young athletes with passing techniques and encourages them to call for the ball. Parents can get involved in this drill which develops their understanding of the game too.
Because the players are young, expectations are not high based on their developing abilities so methods of moving the drill along are discussed. The drill should be run in both directions so players get accustomed to moving both ways. A variation on the drill can use overhead passing.
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Often volleyball players don’t have access to nets, gyms, etc. to work on their skills. In this sequence University of Illinois Head Coach, Kevin Hambly, shows you how players can work on their approaches and swings using nothing, but a tennis ball and a wall.
He points out keys like the correct approach, keeping the twist in the movement and remaining tall throughout the movement.
University of Georgia Head Volleyball Coach, Lizzy Stemke, focuses on techniques that work on First Ball Side Out principles. The Passer on the Box will develop the proper use of the arm swing in order to push the ball toward the target with greater accuracy.
Vary the speed of the toss depending on the ability/age level of your athletes.