You don’t play volleyball by just standing in place. In serve receive, that means you have to be ready to move in every direction.
If the ball is heading towards your left side, what’s the best way to get to it? Which leg do you move first? What if it falls near the net?
In the previous chapter, you learned about the forearm pass, how to bump a volleyball...
In Chapter Four of the Volleyball Serve Receive series, we're going to cover some advanced footwork and techniques you can use to level up your game and start winning some beach volleyball tournaments. This will be building on the foundation of the basic footwork we went over in the previous chapter.
Let's get started.
Here's what you'll learn in this chapter:
This is the last chapter in the Volleyball Serve Receive series. We covered positioning on the court, passing, and footwork. 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...
Keep your shoulders healthy, strong and capable of a full range of motion with this beach volleyball training video. Join AVP pro players Mark Burik and Brandon Joyner as they demonstrate solid volleyball workouts for those shoulders. These core shoulder exercises come from the Better at Beach 60-Day training program -- jump higher, hit harder, move faster. Train with the beach volleyball pros! Learn the RIGHT exercises to elevate your beach volleyball game. We've got programs that are spot-on for players at every skill level. There's no better time than today, right now, to start your training!
We want to show you four shoulder exercises for beach volleyball strength and conditioning that you can do on your own if you want to hit harder and stay healthier.
These core exercises come from our 60-Day beach volleyball training program on BetterAtBeach.com. It's so important for every volleyball player to keep their shoulders healthy and strong. We also...
Hand setting in beach volleyball can be a challenge until you’ve mastered proper technique.
We clock a lot of hours every month coaching beach volleyball. What we have found is that there are seven common mistakes players make that are limiting them as hand setters. Overcoming these seven deadly sins on the court can make the difference between crushing a match or getting crushed. Nobody wants to get crushed.
If you're looking to improving your hand setting on the beach as fast as possible, try out our course on setting!
To help, we’ve put together this video demonstrating the seven deadly sins of hand setting in beach volleyball, but more importantly, proper technique that puts you in charge of the volleyball – and ultimately the court. So don’t be the player with “dainty lady” hands, or a slapper. A balloon catcher. Or ol’ “crab hands.”
Be sure to check out our other beach volleyball training videos for coaching...
Volleyball Magazine recently announced that our Head Coach, Mark Burik, will be a contributing journalist for their publication! Burik has written numerous articles for Avp.com, authored a beach volleyball drill book for BetteratBeach.com and runs beach volleyball classes, private lessons and training camps for adults and juniors in Hermosa Beach, CA and Salt Lake City, Utah. He also run volleyball vacations in exotic locations around the world. He can even run beach volleyball clinics for your group, club or team in your hometown! Send an email to [email protected]
Mark enjoys sharing his thoughts on life, adventure, success and motivation.
Look for his articles titled "Player's Perspective with Mark Burik" on http://www.volleyballmag.com/ where he will be sharing his views from inside the player's tent at each AVP event this season.
You can also follow him on his social media accounts.
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Canadian beach volleyball player Sam Pedlow explains how to strength train like an elite beach volleyball player. Sam is one of the fittest guys on the world tour. In this free training video talks about the importance of not just strength training, but strength training specifically for beach volleyball and why that is so important. Join Sam and AVP pros Mark Burik and Brandon Joyner for this lively discussion on effective strength training for beach volleyball.
Ready to jump higher? Hit harder? Move faster? Of course you are. Get going with our 60-Day Strength and Conditioning Plan For Beach Volleyball. Learn to jump like a Polaris missile leaving a submarine with our workout plan for huge verticals. Turn your arms into rockets for launching the ball across the net. Enjoy greater strength, speed and flexibility. Never before has a program been so meticulously designed to focus on the beach volleyball player.
We've got beach volleyball...
This current epoch of quarantines and stay-at-home orders could be viewed in a number of ways for those in the beach volleyball community: Lonely. Solo. Boring. Idle. Partnerless.
And yet, there is little need for those descriptors. Now, in fact, could be the optimal time to improve quicker on the beach, learning more about how to play beach volleyball, and to play it well, than you ever have. You don't need the sand -- in...
To watch a beach volleyball player warm up is to watch a menagerie of exercises, stretches, and odd rituals of varying use. Some of these are critical. Some are useful. Some are, well, some are just odd and could be downright harmful to any volleyball player and athlete.
Which is why we brought in Doctor Domenic Fraboni, a doctor of physical therapy and lifestyle consultant who was kind enough to walk us through three essential stretches for beach volleyball players.
Dr. Dom is one of a number of experts we've had featured on Better at Beach, and we've compiled a 60-day course to have you jumping higher, hitting harder, and powering through the sand.
Enter Dr. Dom.
This video on Three Essential Stretches for Beach Volleyball features Domenic Fraboni or, @DrDomPT if...
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