Next Level 400 Series

Thank you for attending Lesson 5 of our 12 week Training Series! Please note that lessons do not have to be taken in numerical order. You are welcome to start anytime during the 3 month rotation.
Here are your notes and homework from class. Keep practicing to solidify all you learned.
Looking forward to seeing you next week!


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Swing Volley Mechanic

  • Soft hand, soft stable wrist, soft body
  • Swing forward and up
  • Lay back your wrist and brush up the back of the ball
  • Contact Point in front – no backswing behind the body
  • Allow weight to flow- don’t let legs get locked down
  • Prep Pause Swing

Swing Volley/Overhead Gasser Drill

  • 1 player at NVZ off towards sideline – Hitting Player
  • Feeder at T of NVZ
  • Feeder tosses 1 swing volley and then a lob for an overhead
  • Hitter practices loading forward and through the swing volley on their way up to the NVZ after the overhead
  • Go until baskets are empty and switch roles

Flick Speed Up Mechanic

  • Laid back wrist
  • Approach like a dink
  • Accelerate through contact with flick of the wrist
  • Follow through out in front and pointing where you have hit the ball
  • Wait for the right ball
    • Be balanced and in position
    • Ball out in front and the right height

Block/Reset Mechanic

  • Soft Hand and body
  • No sharp angles or straight lines
  • Contact out in front
  • Weight forward and fluid
  • Don’t Chop or Go out to meet the ball – just hold and let it hit your paddle

Skinny Singles Dinking Drill

  • Players stand at NVZ straight on
  • Engage in game play focusing on dinking, speed ups, swing volleys and blocks
  • Possession Scoring- play game to 11 win by 2