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Beach Nation Co-Founder and Florida State Head Women's Beach Coach Brooke Niles shares a warm-up drill to improve movement, footwork and delivering a successful second contact. This drill can also be applied to the indoor game.
Many college coaches maintain the philosophy that if you can pass and defend well, you can transition seamlessly all over the court.
Passing drills are used to train players to develop control of the ball when passing using basic skills. These drills set the foundation for effective passing, and fundamental for success on the court.
Some athletes will make you scratch your head or laugh, and some will help you be a better coach for them.
"PASSION... FIND IT, FEEL IT, FUEL IT..."
Carolina Union (Charlotte, NC) shares a drill and training aids they use to train defenders to play the ball toward the net. The goals are to read the attacker, remain balanced to react, and dig the ball forward.
Parent don't want to see their children fail. However, by not allowing your athlete to fail you are preventing him/her from developing mental toughness.
Cobb Atlanta Juniors (Marietta, Georgia) shares a progression for setters to maximize their reps at the wall, with a partner and in a group. The drills focus on hand draw, hand shape, hand finish, movement, awareness, and consistency.
Many coaches teach techniques differently and will expect their athletes to learn it their way.
Taking a quick look at the opposing defender before hitting allows you to make a better decision about where to put the ball, but you don’t want to look too early.