Beach Volleyball Basics to Improve Weaknesses Especially at higher levels, indoor players can focus on what they are best at and get away with not perfecting weaker skills. For example, a tall player that's in the game to primarily attack and block can be taken completely out of serve reception with very little responsibility to pass.
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You may want to start at a skill level slightly below your indoor level, until you get acclimated to the flow of the game (whether fours, threes, or doubles), and the evil sand monster that will noticeably slow your defense, and take a several inches off your vertical. You use all volleyball skill sets in beach volleyball, so work hard on your weakest skills (passing, defense, pass-setting and hand-setting, etc.).
The last set, known as the tiebreaker, can only be won with two points difference. During beach volleyball players can use any part of their body to return the ball, including being able to kick the volleyball. However, throwing, holding, and catching the ball during a match is not allowed.
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The classic set of skills in volleyball can be summed up by the phrase, “Bump, Set, Spike!” While it’s true that each team can touch the ball up to three times before it has to go back over the net (actually, four times when you count the block), players have a few more options than just bumping, setting, and spiking. The seven basic skills of volleyball are: Forearm passing (also known as bumping) Volleying; Setting; Digging; Attacking; Blocking; Serving
The six basic volleyball skills are passing, setting, spiking, blocking, digging, and serving. Passing is often thought of as the most important skill in volleyball. If you can't pass the serve, then you won't ever put your team in a position to score a point. The importance ofserving is often undervalued.
Beach volleyball players need to be comfortable moving in the sand. In this video, former Oregon State player Camille Saxton demonstrates 3 passing and movement drills to help train for the beach. Full-court cone passing – Helps players learn to take big, fast steps, apply “push” to the ball and finish toward the target. Serve-receive passing – Trains players to sprint to the ball, stop and angle arms back to center, then finish pass to target.