Jump Training for Beach Volleyball

by Pakmen Volleyball Research Staff Vertical jump is extremely important in the sport of volleyball. Some athletes are born with the ability to jump high, while the others have to work hard in order to develop this skill and achieve success. It can be very challenging to learn something new or improve the results. That’s the reason why, you ... More

How to Perform Volley Passing in Volleyball – Lesson 3

In this video Pakmen coach Jessy Satti talks about the important aspects of the volley pass. The athlete should be in a good ready position, and once they identify the ball is high enough to volley they get their feet underneath the ball and shoot their hands above their head, creating a diamond shape with the hands. Coach Satti stresses that ... More

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Volleyball Training During Quarantine

By Pakmen Volleyball Research Staff Unfortunately, the outbreak of coronavirus has a huge negative impact on all kinds of sport. A break in volleyball training will negatively impact the performance of athletes on the court. Athletes have to adapt for quarantine. It’s incredibly important for volleyball players to stay active during this ... More

How to Perform an Underhand Serve in Volleyball – Lesson 4

In this video Pakmen Volleyball Club coach Jessy Satti talks about some key components to the underhand serve. He starts the video talking about the important of foot position, feet should be shoulder width apart in an L shape. Right handed athletes should have their left foot forward, and right foot back facing the side (left handed servers do ... More

How to Perform a Forearm Pass in Volleyball – Lesson 2

In this video Pakmen Volleyball coach Jessy Satti talks about some key components to the forearm pass. He notes that it is important to move your feet to the ball, and keep your hips back and arms locked out in front before making contact. In order to make a good bump, the pre bump contact position is very important. Coach Jessy talks about ... More

Volleyball Positioning Techniques – Resting and Ready Positions – Lesson 1

In this video, Pakmen Volleyball lead coach Jessy Satti covers the fundamentals of the resting and the ready position in volleyball. He notes that in the resting position, the feet should be pointing forward and shoulder width apart. The knees should be bent and the hands on the thighs. It is important to keep the shoulders ahead of the knees ... More

Volleyball Tips for Successful Blocking

by Pakmen Volleyball Research Staff A blocker plays a very important role in volleyball team’s defence and there is no question about this. The main responsibility of a volleyball blocker is to resist an opponent’s attack. It’s not easy to be a good blocker. In fact, blocking is more than jumping up and keeping your hands up in the air. ... More

3 Volleyball Specific Warm up Exercises

It is commonly known that you need to replace the oil in your car. If you don’t change the oil, the gears start grinding and the car begins to deteriorate. Warming up before volleyball is much the same. If you do not warm up well, the gears (your joints) will be grinding away and your body will beak down over time. A good warm up includes ... More

3 Must Perform Core Exercises for Volleyball

As a volleyball player your stability is constantly being tested. Your ability to contract through your core and resist forces from varying angles will often determine whether you will be successful with the skill or not. Some examples where your core stability is being tested is when you are blocking, attacking, passing outside of your body, ... More