Looking for some fun volleyball drills for your high school club or camp?
Volleyball coaches are always looking for new drills to incorporate into their
Here are some suggestions I have for you to add to your volleyball training
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In 2007, the Junior Volleyball Association was able to visit Japan and study the renowned Japanese youth volleyball training program.
This DVD is a collection of the most effective drills the JVA observed and brought back to incorporate into the youth volleyball programs in the US. For the first time ever, these volleyball drills are available on this instructional DVD!
These purposeful drills reinforce tempo, timing, balance, coordination, speed, teamwork, footwork, eye-hand coordination and more. They vary in difficulty from beginning level to more experienced level, but all are appropriate to introduce to your teams.
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with Rose Shires,
University of Nebraska Omaha Head Coach,
Florida Southern Head Coach,
University of Minnesota Duluth Assistant Coach.
Stop racking your brain for fun activities to do at your summer volleyball camp!
In this unique presentation from the 2009 AVCA convention, you will learn 10 fun, exciting, energy filled activities you can easily use to ramp up camp fun while at the same time developing essential skills.
Among the activities that coaches Shires, Stephens and May demonstrate include:
Several of the games can accommodate very large numbers of players at the same time, while other games have multiple variations that can be implemented.
The games and fun volleyball drills presented are not only great for summer camp activities, they are appropriate for in season fun, team building, competitiveness and skill development.
This DVD presents a great balance of skill development, teamwork, cooperation, communication, and trust, all under the umbrella of FUN!
2010. 55 Minutes.
with Christy Johnson-Lynch;
Iowa State University Head Coach;
2009 Asics/Volleyball Magazine National Coach of the Year;
2009 Big 12 Coach of the Year
Research shows that the more game-like your drills are in practice, the more carry over the drills will have to matches.
Setting drills depend on different angles of the pass. In all, Coach Christy Johnson-Lynch demonstrates 14 basic, intermediate and advanced drills.
These drills work on blocking and setting, release from serve and receive position, how to read the opponent at the net and make the appropriate play, decision-making, 'set up opposite' the direction of the pass and much more.
These drills mirror the activity-level of setters in matches; these drills will lead to better play.
30 minutes. 2007.
with Bill Neville,
U.S. Volleyball Association National Commissioner of Coaching Education,
3X Olympic Men's Coach
"In every rotation, expose your best serve receivers!"
Bill Neville builds this entire 2009 AVCA convention presentation around this law and shares with you innumerable ways to expose your serve receive strengths and hide weaknesses.
While exposing the best passer, Neville shows how to hide the setter as well as hiding weaker passers.
Neville feels that getting a quality hit on the first pass is imperative to setting up your offense. He specifically points out what are typically the two potentially weakest rotations and presents strategies for optimizing serve receive success when in these challenging rotations.
A serve receive game of 4v2 throughout various rotations to drill serve receive is played, and with each point, Neville offers insight into the "what happened and why it happened" for each result. He then breaks down a server's sequence checklist to add more focus and purpose to each and every serve.
This presentation offers specific examples of how to best set up formations that will return the highest percentage for first pass success.
44 minutes. 2010.
with Marv Dunphy,
Pepperdine University Head Coach,
4x NCAA Champions,
USA National Team Coach and 1988 Olympic Head Coach (Gold Medal)
How often do you have the opportunity to learn hitting techniques and fun volleyball drills from an Olympic Gold Medalist?
Now's your chance!
Legendary coach Marv Dunphy -- coach of the 1988 USA Men's Volleyball Gold Medal Team -- shows you effective methods for improving your team's hitting.
You will see common mistakes with the arm movement and learn what to look for and how to correct errant arm movements.
Coach Dunphy is one of the sports finest volleyball coaches and technicians making this a must have DVD for your volleyball coaching library!
54 minutes. 2010.
with Anne Kordes,
University of Louisville Volleyball Coach;
former St. Louis University Head Coach
Over 35 game speed practice drills to improve your team's ball control!
FIVE Star Rating!
Anne Kordes begins this instructional 4-part volleyball DVD with ten 2-, 3- and 4-person ball control drills. These fast paced fun volleyball drills are structured to give players as many touches in as many game-like situations as imaginable.
These drills will challenge a player's passing skills and serve as great conditioning and training drills as well.
In part 2, Team Drills, Kordes presents seven creative drills that involve multiple players. In part 3, Team Wash Drills, Kordes shares player-initiated drills for maximum touches.
These volleyball drills get players moving through the ball and are great for teams that may have limited staffs. In the final segment, Pepper Series, Kordes shares 16 different ball control challenges to reinforce technique and develop the game speed mind set in a player and team.
Energize your ball control training today.
75 minutes. 2009.
with Mary Wise,
In this "competitive games" presentation, Mary Wise shares 13 of her favorite competitive games.
Each game has a unique and/or specific focus on essential fundamental skills of the game.
These competitive situations will help you prepare your team for matches by teaching them to transition individual skill development into team play.
45 minutes. 2005.
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with Russ Rose,
Penn State University Head Coach;
Russ Rose's collection of unique drills will spark your team's competitive fire!
Great fun volleyball drills for stressing the importance of teamwork and letting your team play the game of volleyball versus working on individual skills.
Each drill uses the "Wash Scoring System:" teams play a series of two-ball rallies and must win both balls to score a point, otherwise, it's a wash and no points are scored.
This allows you to handicap the scoring of the games and control how the balls are delivered into play when you have a great deal of talent on one side of the net and lesser talent on the other side.
These fun volleyball drills also allow you to separate your starters and force them to compete against each other.
40 minutes. 2001.
More Drills From Russ Rose
with John Dunning, Head Coach,
Head Coach Stanford University,
2004 & 2001 NCAA Champs;
former University of Pacific Head Coach,
1985 & 1986 NCAA Champions
Coach John Dunning is one of the sport's finest technicians and has taught the game to players from youth club all the way up to the NCAA Championship-level!
Three times Dunning has taken the NCAA crown, due in large part to the technically sound play of his athletes in all facets of the game.
This video series has been created specifically for volleyball players to provide a resource that shows and clearly details how a volleyball player can improve in all aspects of the game!
This series is also an excellent addition to any coaches library as it provides an excellent series of drill progressions that Dunning uses with all of his players!
See all the items in this series!