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Rally Together with Thursday Technical Training

Thursday means the weekend is in sight, and we don't want a whole week to go by without sharing some technical training ideas or videos with all of you.  The worldwide volleyball community really has come together during COVID-19, sharing both volleyball specific conditioning training and technical skill training workouts that can be completed at home.  Here are a few skills training videos that popped up on our radar this week:   

  • 10 Solo Volleyball Drills to Try at Home:  This video was created by former Nebraska and Canadian National Team player and current Canadian beach volleyball player, Sarah Pavan, and includes some excellent ball control reps, arm swing reps, jump float serving practice, and even some blocking work.  All you need is a ball and a wall!
  • Home Volleyball Skills Training - COVID 19 Workout:  A skills training video created by Elevate Yourself walking you through a variety of skills from passing to attacking to serving and downballs.  For this workout, you just need a ball, a wall, and a few strips of tape (if you want to visually mark the height of the net, the 3 meter line, and the service line)!  
  • At Home Practice ChallengeSETTERS - CHECK THIS ONE OUT!  This is a super short video featuring several different types of reps working on those setting hands.  Skip forward to the 1:25 mark to see the challenge.  All you need is a ball, a couch or bed, and a wall!
Keep working on those volleyball skills at home, so that you're ready to jump right in when we are able to get back in the gym!

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