How to Serve a Volleyball Overhand. Most of us have seen someone do an overhand volleyball serve that looked effortless. While an overhand volleyball serve is a more versatile serve, it's also more difficult. It requires more coordination,...
How to Increase Your Vertical Jump by 6 Inches at Home
The vertical leap is one of the best power indicators in sports. In football, wide receivers need a good vertical leap for jump ball passes when competing against a defensive back. Volleyball players require vertical leaps for blocks and kills during a match. Basketball players need vertical leaps to grab rebounds, ...
Every sport has an official set of rules. Then, there’s also the unwritten rules, or the etiquette, of the sport. Not following the etiquette won’t result in losing a point, but you’ll still want to be aware of it, and try to follow it.
Teaching spiking to beginners/intermediates | The Art of Coaching Volleyball
To get young volleyball players comfortable with the spiking process, Bishop’s High coach Tod Mattox breaks it down first by arm swing and then with a 2-step approach called “Flamingo” that represents the final 2 steps. Next, he puts it all together with a fun game of “Defenders vs. Hitters,” which has attackers start […]
Chair drill to improve setting technique | The Art of Coaching Volleyball
In this video, Bishop’s High School coach Tod Mattox uses a chair to work on setting with a talented young player, Abby Macalaguim. Mattox covers specific hand-positioning, from contact to follow-through. He also has Abby do reps while sitting, first catching the ball and firing it back at him, then setting it to him. This […]