Volleyball Scrimmage Alternative: Vegas

Volleyball Scrimmage Alternative: Vegas

While I love creating my own drills, sometimes you just need to peruse the internet and find some new inspiration. Two weeks ago I was looking for high-intensity drills and found “Vegas.” While the title was intriguing, it didn’t really explain what the drill focused on. Strictly out of curiosity, I watched.

My initial reaction was that it looked fun, but was nothing too special. It had competitive elements to it that was something I felt my girls needed a big dose of, so I added it to our practice plan with 20 minutes dedicated to learning and finishing the drill. Continue reading “Volleyball Scrimmage Alternative: Vegas”

The 3 C's Drill: Communication, Coverage, and Celebration

The 3 C’s Drill: Communication, Coverage, and Celebration

Is your team struggling to communicate, cover, or celebrate? Read how I run the 3 C’s Drill (presented by Judy Green, video in article) and try it out for yourself! It seriously impacted my girls and we have been a different team ever since!

Teach Your Volleyball Team to "Get The Pancake"

Teach Your Volleyball Team to “Get the Pancake”

A pancake is one of the greatest game-changing moves which can be found in the sport of volleyball. Teach your players to pancake a volleyball using my tips and progression drill!

Pre-Made Volleyball Practice Plan: Learning Setting and Attacking

Pre-Made Volleyball Practice Plan: Learning Setting and Attacking

A practice plan you can print out and take with you to volleyball practice. Good for all skill levels. Works on building good foundation for setting and attacking.

Teaching Young Players How to Pass a Volleyball

Teaching Young Players How to Pass a Volleyball

HOW you teach passing is just as important as the mechanics! This post addresses both, so you know your young players are learning how to pass correctly and to appreciate the foundation of the sport.

Advanced Hitting Lines

Advanced Hitting Lines

This volleyball drill gets your players moving and warmed up, going all out, and practicing actual game-like movements.

Volleyball Warm-Up Drill: Tip & Chip

Volleyball Warm-Up Drill: Tip and Chip

Teach your volleyball players the tip and chip game and you will have more attack options during your matches!

Volleyball Practice Planning

Volleyball Practice Planning

Volleyball Coaches: Ever find yourself scrambling to come up with a plan for practice just before you begin? Check out my format for volleyball practices and you’ll always be prepared!

The Downball Game

The Downball Game

Need a new volleyball drill to add to your rotation? Add The Downball Game! Check out other volleyball drills and ideas on coaching philosophy @ www.getthepancake.wordpress.com.