Make sure your team is having fun while learning the right techniques and developing their skills with some of SportsEngine's favorite practice drills and activities.
Dakine Beach Volleyball Club of Tacoma, Washington, shares a drill to train blocking transition to set the attacker.
The winger who has not received the pass is allowed to run into the box and support the attacking team to score from the other winger’s cross.
Extend arms out and push ball back and forth with your fingertips. Once you feel comfortable with the ball extended out in front of you, move the ball high above head and low in front of your ankles working the ball in the same way.
These two plays are a dangerous combination because they can force the defense to respect the full width of the field.
Ohio Valley Beach based in Cincinnati, Ohio, shares strategy, body position and movement for block base defense.
The last step is short to help maintain speed. In this step the foot should be out in front of the athlete’s body, and flat on the ground.
Explain to young defenders that possession is something to be treasured, not given away lightly.
For sacrifice and base hit bunts, players are supposed to select strikes. You can emphasize that point by subtracting a point for not picking a strike, even if it is successful.
Speed truly is one of the most athletic actions a hockey athlete could ever express, and it is one of the most secretive areas in my industry of strength and conditioning because nobody wants to share their systems.
What coach or parent has not used the talents of a famous player as an example? How they trained, their work ethic, stories of their youth and their skills on the field. These are all used by coaches and parents to motivate young players.
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