The Slimy Line

I originally started thinking a lot about the short line shot, or “slimy line” as it’s often called, while I was watching Todd Rogers play in Klagenfurt. Since then I have see it used more and more. Nowadays I think it’s pretty much an essential part of any high level players side out game. I…

A quick tip for server reception

As a general rule of thumb, and assuming that you are starting in a good position for receiving serve, if you are ducking out of the way of the ball, then the ball is more than likely going to land in. You should never duck under a ball and let it travel over you head….

Growing an organic beach volleyball player

As the coach of a team that’s,… well to put it bluntly; short,  I am constantly looking for new ways to win points and make a more consistent side out. There are plenty of standard side out patterns that you can look to for ideas, and the guys out there on the World Tour are constantly…