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Three Types Of Volleyball Blocks For Indoor Players To Learn

18th June 2010
Part six of the volleyball terms study guide for blocking is where I define what it means to one-on-one block, swing block and triple block. As I've mentioned before, the block is the first line of defense used to attempt to keep your opponent from spi... Read >

Master These Volleyball Blocking Skills To Improve Your Defensive Game

18th June 2010
Part five of the volleyball terms study guide for blocking is where I define what it means to seal the net, stuff block, swing block and read blocking. - seal the net - "Seal the net" means that as you block jump you keep your shoulders, chest, your un... Read >

How To Block A Volleyball: Two Types of Volleyball Blocks Beginning Players Should Know

18th June 2010
In part four of the volleyball blocking study guide I talk about the terms the double block and using the block. Double block - A double block is formed when two players manage to travel along the net to get in front of and form a block against a hitte... Read >

Volleyball Liberos Can Improve Their Game At Camp

18th June 2010
While hitting and blocking represent the power elements of the volleyball game, serve receive and defense are technical skills, which take finesse, coordination a good eye, timing and patience to learn. Volleyball camps have evolved to the point that ... Read >

What It Means To Dig A Volleyball With Various Parts Of The Body

18th June 2010
Playing defense in volleyball is one of the areas of the game where a player can go beyond technique and use their own sense of creativity to keep a ball off the floor. As long as a player, let's say a libero in this case, doesn't commit a "lift" a "doubl... Read >

Basic Volleyball Court Terms For Beginners

18th June 2010
The volleyball court. We dive on it, we hit on it, we block on it, and we serve on it but do we really know all the important parts of the court we play this game on? I've explained a lot of the basic parts of the volleyball court in this article incl... Read >

Volleyball Referees and Officials: What Do They Do?

18th June 2010
As volleyball players many of us can have a love-hate relationship with the people who referee our games. I know I did. I have stories I can tell about how I use to untie the first referee's shoe laces when I didn't agree with a call they made. Maybe that... Read >

Volleyball Recruiting: Stanford Women's Volleyball Team Ranked Third by Prep Volleyball

18th June 2010
The Stanford Cardinal women's volleyball team has five incoming freshmen in 2010, three outside hitters, one defensive specialist and one middle blocker making up a young group of players with plenty of playing experience. Prep Volleyball.com named the St... Read >

How To Spike A Volleyball Correctly: First Learn These Terms

18th June 2010
Hitting a volleyball is the most fun part of the game. In this article I explain several hitting terms like tool, wipe, down ball and free ball. tool - "Tool" the block is another way of saying "use the block" which happens when a hitter aims the ball... Read >

Volleyball Approach And Other Basic Spiking Terms To Learn

18th June 2010
Spiking a volleyball is the spectacular part of the game. That's what everyone wants to learn and what everyone wants to see when they pay to watch a great game. To better understand some of the more commonly used volleyball spiking terms, I've given some... Read >

Ways To Hit A Volleyball, First Learn These Terms

18th June 2010
Here are some volleyball hitting terms that spikers should learn in order to increase their attacking options. cut shot - The cut shot or the "cutty" is used by a player who is in zone 2 on their court and attacks the ball with an off-speed shot to zon... Read >

How To Set A Beach Volleyball: Do You Really Want To Deep Dish?

18th June 2010
Setting a volleyball is a skill of finesse. It takes a soft touch, great timing and the ability to coordinate your upper body that is required to push the ball in the air with your lower body which first has to get into a low position and then come out of... Read >

Beach Volleyball Secrets and Serve Receive Tips on Lower Body Positioning, Part 2

09th June 2010
So Where Do I Stand On The Sand Court For Serve Receive? In doubles, since you are one of only two players on either side, it's important to line yourself up on the court so you know where you are in relation to your partner, the sideline closest to yo... Read >

Beach Volleyball Secrets and Serve Receive Tips on Lower Body Positioning, Part 1

09th June 2010
Whether you call it serve receive, bump, or the forearm pass, the ability to receive the serve is one of the most critical aspects of the beach volleyball game. Quite frankly, if you can't pass then you can't play and since this is an offensive skill of f... Read >

Beach Volleyball Serve Receive Tips - Are Hand Grips the Secret to Better Passing?

09th June 2010
The function of the hand grip you use to forearm pass or bump a ball is to help you keep your elbows straight and to make sure you maintain as flat and as wide a platform as possible. Hand grips come in all forms. The secret to better passing is to ke... Read >
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