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Teach your kids how to bump, set, and spike like the pros with these volleyball drills and practice tips.

Six Facts About Junior College Volleyball and Why It Might Be a Smart Move

By Matt Sonnichsen, Junior Volleyball Association 03/21/2019, 12:00pm CDT

Four-year college coaches are always recruiting, so it's smart to start outreach and communication in your first year of junior college.

Four-year college coaches are always recruiting, so it's smart to start outreach and communication in your first year of junior college. 

Pro Tips for Attacking, Middle Blockers and Beach

By USA Volleyball 03/11/2019, 12:00pm CDT

What makes beach a cool sport is the variety of ways a hitter can succeed. You can find world-class attackers who have very different preferences when it comes to set location, set height and the set speed.

Versatility: A Key to Success

By Natalie Hagglund, USA Volleyball 03/08/2019, 12:00pm CST

"These are skills that don’t depend on height, strength or physical attributes and are what ultimately made me an asset to the USA Women’s National Team and to my professional club teams."

Volleyball Tip of the Week: The Jordy Drill

By Junior Volleyball Association 03/07/2019, 5:30pm CST

Far Out Volleyball Club (Grand Rapids, MI) shares a competitive wash drill that focuses on serve receive, sending strategic free balls, defending an in-system opponent, and building runs of 3.

Five Ways to More Blocking Success

By USA Volleyball 03/07/2019, 11:00am CST

The fundamental goal of blocking is to get your hands across the net where the hitter intends to hit the ball and leave them there for as long as possible

Training the Mind for Growth

By Karch Kiraly, USA Volleyball 03/05/2019, 12:00pm CST

Embrace a growth mindset and go for it! You can be a much better passer, and with enough effort and purposeful practice, you will be.

Five Keys to Better Setting

By USA Volleyball 02/26/2019, 12:00pm CST

When setters use these techniques, hitters are able to get their feet to the ball and take their eyes off the set, which improves their court vision and helps them put the ball down.

Seven Keys to Blocking In Beach Volleyball

By Phil Dalhausser, Junior Volleyball Association 02/25/2019, 12:00pm CST

Another tip is don't jump too close to the net because it is harder to penetrate over the net. Plus you have a better chance of touching the net.

Volleyball Tip of the Week: 3 Defensive Team Drills

By Junior Volleyball Association 02/21/2019, 7:00pm CST

Crossfire Volleyball (Champlin, Minnesota) shares 3 defensive team drills that work on block transition, stopping on defense to react and dig the ball, communication, intention and quick decisions when playing the ball.

Volleyball Tip of the Week:Ball Control Warm-Up for Beach

By Junior Volleyball Association 02/14/2019, 9:15pm CST

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.

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