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.
Dunes Volleyball Club (Rolling Prairie, IN) shares the Crazy Communication Drill with 4v4, 5v5 and 6v6 variations to get your team communicating, collaborating and developing every skill.
Testing environments can be crazy, especially in the college and professional ranks. Having experience and poise in these situations can go a long way, especially later on in an athlete’s career.
It is the speed of the kick that most differentiates the greatest swimmers from the not-so-great ones.
Many teams defend the skip pass by having the opposite low post (X3) rotate out to the wing. X3 will then drop back down once the outside defenders catch-up in their rotation.
However, putting forth the effort to set aside time to take care of yourself is what will ultimately make the biggest difference in your happiness and help keep your focus on why you love swimming in the first place.
Even the best goal-scorers, if they want to have special seasons, they need to get to the hard areas, create traffic and chaos on the opponent and get rebound goals.
Start by dribbling the ball in front of you so that the ball reaches your waist height. Gradually, bounce the ball harder and harder until you are dribbling the ball as high as you can without jumping.
Milwaukee Sting shares a serving progression drill to focus on high contact point, a strong hand, strong contact and hips through the ball.
Encourage the player to have a firm bottom hand on their stick which will allow them to one-touch the puck back hard and flat.
Take yourself from an externally, heavy loaded movement and then follow suit with a totally unloaded, body weight movement.
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