- Train tough, fearless defenders
- Drills for all phases of defending
- Learn technical and tactical aspects of training defenders
with Joe Lynch,
Iowa State University Assistant Coach,
2018 National Invitational Volleyball Championship (NIVC) Champions;
former Head Coach Milwaukee Sting, 2005 AVCA Prep Coach of the Year
A tough and fearless defensive mindset is a trademark of Iowa State University volleyball.
In this four-part instructional volleyball video, Coach Lynch shares the techniques, tactics and drills that he has implemented with his team. Lynch's goals for defending are simple: let no ball hit the floor on your side of the net and make defensive plays with minimal arm movement and efficient leg movement.
Part 1: Lynch details the skill set for successful digging along with partner drills to ingrain positive technical aspects of digging.
Part 2: Lynch highlights pepper drills including four drills to train various defensive aspects.
Part 3: Features Coach Controlled Run-Throughs. Lynch demonstrates run-through drills that allow you to control the difficulty, court-areas and pace of the drills.
Part 4: In the final segment, Digging Off the Hit, Lynch shares a series of positional drills that require a player to move from their established base position to play defense.
This presentation will teach you how to train tough-minded, fearless defenders while improving your defensive technique.
40 minutes. 2009.Volleyball Videos