featuring Mick Haley,
USC Head Womens Volleyball Coach;
2x national champions 2002 and 2003,
six NCAA Final Four appearances 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2010 and 2011;
2011 Pac12 Coach of the Year; 2003 AVCA National Coach of the Year; 2000 US Womens Olympic Volleyball Coach; 6x NJCAA Champion; over 1,150 career wins; Distinguished member of the AVCA Hall of Fame 2006
Take a frontrow seat at series of preseason, USC Womens Volleyball practices. For the first time ever, Mick Haley shares his practice structure with you, letting you in on the drills, techniques and coaching tips that has positioned the Ladies of Troy as one of the top programs in the nation.
Day one delivers various station work including passing, setting, middle hitting, defense, and 6on6 play. Listen in as Coach Haley corrects, instructs and teaches his athletes how to Load and Balance. Youll also learn why USC has added 45 minutes of daily prehab exercises to their practices!
As the series unfolds skills are added and put together, and the speed of practice increases. Focus turns to the middle blockers, passers, and setters as Coach Haley shares many important tips such how to pick up the trajectory of served balls, the importance of being responsible, and making sure footwork is faster than the ball. Focus continues on balance, and Haley reiterates push and rebalance on defense.
Youll also get to sit in on a team film session. Coach Haley and his assistants break down video coverage of a prior team scrimmage. This session gives valuable insight into defensive positioning and philosophy, as well as offensive strategy.
Following the film session, the team hits the court for drills. Starting with a serve and chase warmup drill, this practice follows with an out of system setting drill that will help your offense get quality swings when out of system for all players and a fastpaced digging drill that will get your players many quality defensive touches in a short amount of time.
Haley breaks down player placement and responsibilities in attacker coverage. The team then breaks into station drills, as servers and passers work together while setters work on set location. The practice concludes with a servers vs. passers competition to simulate competitive situations and to create a fun, challenging atmosphere.
An evening practice features a teambuilding session in the classroom, led by a sports psychologist. This session covers team rules and team support. The players help to define the qualities that they strive to incorporate into their culture, and discuss team bonding and motivational traditions.
The final practice features smallgroup stations on multiple courts, which are skillfocused. The team then comes together for a full team goalbased scrimmage that helps train player focus and intensity. The remainder of practice includes three fastpaced digging drills, individual serving repetitions and 6 vs 6 drills that emphasize out of system transition to attack.
805 minutes 6 DVDs. 2012.
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