When players don’t have time to react to a hard-hit ball that’s coming at their head, sometimes the best way to defend it is to overhand dig. Kevin Hambly, University of Illinois head coach, teaches you how to effectively get the ball in the air using proper overhand digging technique. Overhand Digging Drill Summary: You […]
Illinois Head Coach, Kevin Hambly, discusses the importance of passing the ball high on your center. Coach Hambly explains that by passing the ball high on your center you can eliminate errors that happen during competition. Keys for Passing – Center to the Ball This video came from Championship Productions’ video Playing the Game to […]
Kevin Hambly, University of Illinois Head Coach, instructs how to initiate basic defensive moves to the ball. All movements must start from the athlete’s center of gravity (CoG) which is located in the hips. Defensive Movement CHECK OUT more valuable insight from “AAU Volleyball Skill Progressions: Individual Defense.” VIEW other world class Volleyball videos!
University of Illinois Head Coach, Kevin Hambly, explains five different ways for a coach, assistant coach, or parent to correctly feed the ball to their athletes to maximize the instruction time and reduce errors. Feeding the Ball The five different feeds are: Bowl Feed Chest Pass Feed Overhead Feed Throw Bounce Pass CHECK OUT more valuable insight […]
Here is an excellent segment for teaching both the college and the high school volleyball athlete. Highly successful volleyball coach at the University of Illinois, Kevin Hambly, focuses on digging the low ball. Digging the low ball is often the most difficult move to teach the young athlete. Hambly goes through a full progression of movements […]