University of Nebraska Head Women’s Volleyball Coach, John Cook, has won multiple National Championships and National Coach of the Year awards. He will teach you how to develop a powerful jump off both legs. This will make your attack more versatile.
Focus on a controlled, stable landing to prevent injury and promote strength.
2x AVCA National Coach of the Year, John Cook, has a couple of his University of Nebraska volleyball players run through a series of defensive movement exercises using medicine balls. Your players will gain strength and balance to be able to move quicker and make more digs. These are great drills that can be done in pairs as well as individually.
Have your players move the medicine balls 5 yards laterally as shown in this clip.
Gain some excellent strength & conditioning drills from John Cook, University of Nebraska Head Volleyball Coach and 2x National Championship Coach. The crab walk and the bear crawl will help you improve core strength. Develop more athletic volleyball players today!
These drills can be done anywhere, on any flat surface. It is important to lead with your feet on the bear crawl. Adding obstacles to the crab walk will make the workout more fun and challenging.
Learn some excellent agility and core strengthening drills with University of Nebraska Head Women’s Volleyball Coach, John Cook. The 2x National Championship coach will show fun and productive jump rope exercises to use for training. Teach your volleyball players to become better athletes!
These drills will emphasize balance, landing, loading the hips, and creating good movement. All exercises should be done in both directions to develop balanced athletes.
Take a look at the University of Nebraska women’s volleyball team and head coach John Cook. He is a 2x National Championship Coach and the 2008 All-Time Great Coach Award winner by USA Volleyball. His players go through a drill that works on bumping, setting, and covering for a teammate. Players’ communication skills are greatly developed through this exercise and are an essential component for successful volleyball. The players will learn to improve their awareness when they partner up and rotate throughout the drill. Coaches and players can both benefit from this drill as it allows for both groups to be able to identify and correct issues related to touch and movement.
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