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.
We actually would like our feet to be turned in the direction that we’re throwing, as the ball’s in the air, so we can catch it and just continue the flight of the ball.
With summer fast approaching, it is a good time to evaluate and develop your plans and goals to increasing your explosiveness. You’ll be thankful for that extra power next fall.
Bottom line is that high school coaches and athletes need to agree that strides should be done the first week of summer practice.
Academy Volleyball Cleveland based in Cleveland, Ohio, shares an eye sequencing drill to train blockers and back row defenders to read what is happening on the other side of the net and know where the ball is going so they can make a defensive play.
The first thing to think about is where do you want to catch the ball in your glove? You want to catch it in the pocket. More specifically, we can train that by using a barehand receiving drill for catchers.
If you don't have access to a gym or performance training coach, there are still ways to improve at home. Take your game to the next level with this equipment-free home workout to improve your vertical jump.
When landing, it is imperative not to fall backwards into the landing pit. Bring your heels up and your head down towards your knees.
If you have an athlete who does not want to lose and wants to run, he or she will let no one pass. Try and let your team lead at the 250 meter mark.
Energy is impelled into your muscles via blood and oxygen. You have to remember that explosive sprinting requires explosive breathing which most people do not concentrate on.
As the thrower gains experience, the thrower can lower the upper body into a crouched position.
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