For more than seven years I've provided volleyball instruction to Las Vegas
middle and high school and now youth volleyball players.
I love teaching volleyball skills.
I was taught by really good players and coaches and what I learned
from them, worked!
Providing volleyball instruction based on the elite training I received and
giving back to the sport whether I'm in the gym or through what I share
on this site is one of my favorite things to do. With that said...
...let's get started! You came here to improve your volleyball skills so
let me tell you about some important things you'll find here on my site
that will help you do just that.
At least, your goal should be to become that player who can be
counted upon to consistently score a series of points from the service
That's how tough the serve you want to develop should become and
that's how dependable you want to be for your team.
A point scoring machine from the end line every time you go back to
serve the ball.
Learn to score points with your serve, or just learn the basics along with
other important information in the articles listed below.
Learn important tips for the overhand serve.
Find the definition and explanation of the let serve, service error, overhand serve and other commonly used terms regarding a player and how they serve the ball
I talk about why the serve is so important and how you can use it to quickly gain an advantage over the opposing team.
Learn where to serve the ball, in what zones on the court and when to serve there along with other serving strategies.
touch and feel for the ball, regardless of what position you play in.
Players who are non-setters should regularly work on setting technique
getting regular reps with a partner or against the wall.
They should also remember to develop arm strength so they can
practice setting long distances.
When teaching volleyball skills we do many types of setting drills for
accuracy, to build strength and for consistency. Learn more in the
Tips for young players to use immediately to self check their setting technique when practicing alone or at home.
Here are articles that teach volleyball blocking skills...
There are two skills you must conquer if you are going to even think
about playing competitive volleyball, the first is serving, the second is
When teaching volleyball skills here are the things my players learn
to do and how to do it even better in the articles below:
The first contact in a team's offense, once the ball has been served into their court by the opponent, learn how to make contact and how to control this ball.
Here's an extensive breakdown of instructions for the volleyball forearm pass.
When teaching volleyball skills for digging let's start with the articles
Definition Of Team Defense and the Volleyball Dig
Learn individual defense terms that will help you understand how to dig a volleyball consistently
Learn more individual defensive skills and techniques that will improve how you dig a volleyball up or to your setter
You dont always have to rely on digging with your hands to dig a ball legally and to the target
Learn what to say and when to say it when you are in the backrow or are blocking for your team.
Here are the rules you absolutely cannot forget when playing team or
Of course I save the best for last.
Because what every future Olympian player wants to learn is how to
spike a volleyball, right?
That's the most common question I get.
How can I spike like a pro player? When can we hit?
Well you can't think about hitting until you get the ball over the net and
then pass it or receive serve.
So there's that. Then... your setter has to get to the second ball so she can
So basically three other skills have to be done correctly before you can
even begin to think about a spike approach.
But since we are here talking about spiking, find out below what I
recommend when I'm teaching volleyball skills for hitting a ball.
Learn these volleyball spike training tips that pros use to spike a volleyball aggressively for points
Learn these volleyball hit options when practicing how to spike a volleyball
Learn what tools you can use to improve your hitting game and develop into a reliable point scoring spiker
Volleyball hit tips for players learning how to spike a ball effectively.