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Keep Your Opponent’s Defense on their Toes with These Attacking Concepts!

By nate.landas - Last updated: Friday, November 8, 2013

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.

Key Concepts for the Attack

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.

View an additional clip from the video: Training the Keys to a First Ball Side Out.  Also, view other Serve/Receive videos from our massive Volleyball collection!

Convert Your Opponent’s Serve into First Ball Side Outs!

By nate.landas - Last updated: Friday, October 4, 2013

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.

View an additional clip from the DVD: Training the Keys to a First Ball Side Out.  Also, view other Passing videos from our massive Volleyball DVD collection!

Improve your Team’s Serve Receive Skills for More First Ball Side Outs!

By nate.landas - Last updated: Monday, August 5, 2013

The more efficient your team becomes with converting the opponents’ serves into first ball side outs, the higher your players’ confidence will soar! Former All-American setter, Lizzy Stemke, explains the principles of successfully converting first balls into side outs (FBSO) as her University of Georgia volleyball team demonstrates drills and progressions for training this concept.

Training the Keys to a First Ball Side Out

Training the Keys to a First Ball Side Out

  • Convert your opponent’s serves into first ball side outs
  • Learn six key concepts for passing and attacking – and the drills you need to train each concept
  • Learn hitting techniques that will enable your hitters to make good decisions wherever the ball is set



Looking to enhance your setters? Then check out one of Lizzy Stemke’s other video with nearly 2 hours of setting instruction to get your athletes playing better to setup the attack!

Progressing Your Setters

Strengthen Your Attack with These Setting Exercises!

By nate.landas - Last updated: Monday, December 10, 2012

Get top notch setting instruction from Lizzy Stemke, University of Georgia Head Coach, and demonstration from former four year Georgia starting setter, Kathleen Gates. Coach Stemke was also previously a member of the US National Team. This easy-to-follow video progresses the athlete step-by-step to the next skill so a young or advanced setter will be challenged and motivated!

See walking progression drills that allow you to work on good movement and hand position. With all of these drills you can use a basketball and a volleyball. The basketball will help build strength in your hands. Do not set and chase the ball, control the ball to move along with you.

Check out an additional clip from the product page of “Progressing Your Setters.” See high quality Setting DVDs and other Volleyball DVDs from our huge video library!

New Setting DVD featuring former All-American and U.S. National Team member!

By nate.landas - Last updated: Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Lizzy Stemke has created one of the most comprehensive setting videos you’ll find. Not only are you getting a video that teaches the mechanics of setting, this video is loaded with drills to completely train the setter. She teaches how to progress setters from novice to advance skill levels in this exceptional Volleyball DVD:

Progressing Your Setters

  • Learn drills to progress all levels of setters from novice to advanced
  • Teach your setters to set all types of balls with the same body position, making their sets hard to read for the defense
  • Teach setters where to set to give hitters one-on-one coverage against the block
  • Nearly 2 hours of setter instruction for the price of one DVD!

View more best selling setting instruction below:

High School Coaching Academy: Setting & Attacking
Training a Setter with “Deliberate Practice”
John Dunning’s Taking Your Setting to the Next Level
Game Speed Setting Drills
Creative Drills for Setter Training
How To Develop Consistency in Your Setter
The Complete Guide to Setting: Technique, Tactics & Drills
Intangibles for Success: Developing the ‘Total Setter’


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