Volleyball Building Blocks: Power Circuit
March 21, 2017 | Categories: Fitness/Mental Training, Blog, Coaching
The BridgeAthletic Building Block Series is a set of 5 exercises that can be performed by volleyball players of all levels with limited equipment needs. This building block is designed as a power circuit to mix in with your regular practice sessions.
Methodology: Include these exercises in this circuit into your practice sessions. That is, between drills or as you rotate through, perform one of the circuit exercises then repeat, progressing in the order shown below.
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Movement: This is a fun alternative to regular Jumping Jacks. Work on coordination and timing of the movement, which can be challenging as you tire from the circuit. Always keep your palms down through this drill.
Bridge tip: If you have a partner, try to sync your movements so you are both keeping a consistent rhythm throughout.
Level: Intermediate to Advanced
Movement: A great exercise in a circuit designed for athletes to compete against each other. Start in the pushup position facing each other. Both athletes move together and clap their opposite hands at the top of the movement. For beginners, perform this movement from a kneeling pushup position.
Bridge tip: Keep your mid-section braced and lower-back flat throughout the movement, as this helps builds core power for stronger play at the net.
We hope you enjoy this full-body power circuit. To get more personalized training programs, visit our website at bridgeathletic.com. #BridgeBuilt
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