One of the best ways to win more beach volleyball games is to have a SOLID defense.
Have you been finding yourself just shy of digging those hard driven balls or cut shots to the corners? Maybe you are finding yourself stuck in the sand and not moving quickly enough? Or Are you not quite sure if you are in the right defensive position for volleyball?
Let us help you with the
Secrets to Getting More Digs with an UNSTOPPABLE DEFENSE in Volleyball.
CHASE FOOTWORK FOR DIGGING IN VOLLEYBALL
READING THE ATTACKER TO GET MORE DIGS IN VOLLEYBALL
DEFENSIVE POSITIONING IN VOLLEYBALL
In this video, one of our professional beach volleyball coaches, Logan Webber, walks you through these three topics and how to get moving on defense for digging more balls in volleyball!
Even the most tenacious defenders can look...
This is a great solo drill to help with your ball control as well as incorporating different passing techniques. Try to complete as many as you can in a row. Keep track of your completion number and try to beat it the next time! Still confused on how to Tomahawk Pass?
Watch as Mark explains how to do this below
Get those knuckles strong and ready to make some incredible passes. How many do you think you can get in a row? When should you use a pokey? How to you perform a pokey perfectly?
Gain your max vertical and start jumping higher, hitting harder, and moving faster.
The Four Step Approach and Jump Mechanics
Before diving into the mechanics you need to jump higher in volleyball, you should know where you start your approach. Brandon explains this key point in our video
Already know your timing and looking for a few things to give you that edge and get you that max vertical in beach volleyball?
Chad covers jump mechanics and more in this video while conducting a private lesson at one of our exclusive training camps in St Pete, Florida.
The size and speed of your steps are crucial to perfecting your jumping mechanics.
“Small and slow to fast and big”
Think of all of the biggest hitters in beach volleyball you know. Your list likely includes, at least, a few of these names: Taylor Crabb, Phil Dalhausser, Casey Patterson, Chase Budinger, April Ross, Alix Klineman, and Kelley Kolinske.
Every one of these players mentioned have exceptional arm swings.
How do they spike the volleyball like that, you ask?
It's time for you to find out and
Unleash the BEAST in your arm!
This is all about Arm Swing Mechanics and how to generate MAX velocity when you are hitting in volleyball.
We will discuss the following:
If you want to know how to hit harder, gain more power, or are just interested in learning more about the arm swing for volleyball, then watch this video as Mark guides...
Training on or off the court takes discipline.
One way to dig into the well of motivation is great tunes and assuring you get the tunes you want straight to your ear drums is amazing headphones!
That’s right, this week’s Staff Picks is all the noise about our favorite headphone selections!
Different styles, different brands, and different features that are important to you! Join us this week for a quick look at some new pair of headphones you should strongly consider grabbing!
These performance headphones mean business!
They start by hooking around your ear so unlike other style of headphones, these bad boys are secured when you become active. When warming up for practice early in the morning or preparing for the finals at your local tournament, being able to focus on “YOU” instead of your headphones is crucial!
NINE HOURS of play...
Are you struggling to find the right positions to defend the high lines and cut shots during your beach volleyball games and tournaments?
Watch this video as one of our professional volleyball players coaches a Better at Beach camp athlete on how to move quickly and snag those shots every time!
Topics Covered in this Blog:
DEFENSIVE POSITIONS IN BEACH VOLLEYBALL
DEFENSIVE CHASE FOOTWORK AND MECHANICS IN BEACH VOLLEYBALL
The high line shot is the most common offensive shot in beach volleyball. Don't forget those tricky cut shots, too! So, guess what is also a critical skill in beach volleyball?
Knowing how to dig the high lines and cut shots. It's imperative to chase down a few high lines and cut shots every match. It throws off the offensive player on the other side:
If the easiest shot to hit, and the most consistent place to score, is no longer available, then what do I do now? It helps create some confusion...
Every volleyball player asks the question, "How can I hit harder and jump higher?" Watch this video as Mark walks you thru the essential steps to perfecting your volleyball approach and timing to hit those amazing shots and win more games!
We will discuss the following:
After watching Mark discuss approach footwork for beach volleyball, let’s review the four step approach. You can visit our previous blog for more information on
This is the slowest step and happens right when the setter is touching the ball. This step will help set up your rhythm based on what set is produced.
Did you finish reading "How to Pass a Volleyball - Advanced Footwork and Drills" and crave more information?
We covered positioning on the court, passing, and footwork in the last few blogs on How to Pass a Volleyball. Here, we'll go over some special situations to help develop a deeper understanding of the game.
Passing height is a controversial topic in the beach volleyball world. Should I pass low? Should I pass high? How high is high? How low is low? What if I have a bad setter?
These are all important questions that will be answered right here.
What's we will cover:
First, it’s important for the pass to have...
Included are diagrams and written explanations of the 36 MOST IMPORTANT EXERCISES you NEED to win more matches!
Get the all the keys and drills for:
Serve & Serve Receive
Bump Setting & Hand Setting
Attacking, Spacing, Vision & Swing Mechanics
Defense + Blocking & Peeling
Ball Control & Emergency Technique
Game Situations & Competitive Drills