photo by Luomen
information provided about blocking on the following pages.
involve blocking with or without the help of teammate beside you.
Find out what it means to one-on-one block, to swing block and find
And yes, to answer your question, a triple block does involve three
And if you're also looking for information regarding blocking for short
players? Then this is a good section to review and to return to often.
Afterwards you'll be informed as to what you should be doing with your
shoulders, your head and how your hands and arms should be for the
proper volleyball blocking finish as well.
This is a body part-by-body-part review of proper block technique in
After that I tell you what and who you should be watching while blocking
a volleyball, and I include tips on how to time your block jump when you
are trying to stop an opposing team's hitter from spiking the ball.
Think about it.
If the timing of your block jump is such that you are reaching the
highest height of your jump while the hitter you are blocking is always
on her way down, then you will never be able to stop the ball
So if you are looking for tips on how to be a better blocker
by improving your timing against an opposing team's hitter, then
it's vital for you to read the information on this page.
is hitting the line against you or even more commonly how to
position yourself up to block someone who is trying to spike cross
court against you and your team.
Calling all volleyball photographers!
Included on the Volleyball Block page is a picture gallery of
by picking up visual clues and tips from seeing what collegiate and
beach players do in the images displayed.
If you're a college volleyball photographer, you have an invitation to
submit examples of your volleyball blocking photo action in this section.
After defining what the block actually is, I review additional
blocking terminology like closing the block, penetration, the seam
and I explain what a screen is before telling you what a middle
blocker is, what an outside blocker is and giving an explanation
about what these players responsibilities and roles are.
For more information dealing with skills and proper volleyball
defensive net skill many players find tricky to learn.
On the Block In Volleyball page I continue to define common
terminology that deals with specific actions that happen during the
Reading the block is an important skill all players should learn
especially shorter ones.
This ability to interpret what a hitter plans to do before or while she is
About Breakfast Club 60
Elite training for very advanced hard working players who INTEND to play volleyball in college.
Exclusive opportunity to train with teammates/friends with similar high goals and are ready to push YOU and themselves to improve.
Not for the curious, weak hearted or distracted player, we do more in 60 minutes than most clubs and teams do in three hours.
If you’ve never attended a Breakfast Club class contact Coach April BEFORE registering.
About Brunch Club 60
Perfect for regular Boot Camp class players and players who've ALREADY played on a City of Las Vegas/NYS Elite local league team and who're interested in more advanced training and/or trying out for the Volleycats Elite 14s/15s/ local team competing in June/July/August.
Ten (10) - intensive 60-minute sessions of semi-private (small groups of six) volleyball practices
Sessions are a specially designed mix of skills conducted by Coach April within the one hour session