77. Practice videos: Mark Lebedew - Friedrichshafen

What is happening in the training gyms around the world? Today we have Mark Lebedew reviewing one of his practices.

77. Practice videos: Mark Lebedew - Friedrichshafen

🔍 Intro

We've already featured 14 practice video articles with pro and college coaches, and today it's time for our 15th Practice session article here on volleybrains.com.

At VolleyBrains, we bring you inside practice gyms around the world to see how top coaches develop their teams.

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Navigate to our practice videos page for an overview of the featured practice videos. Leverage this unique resource to enhance your coaching tactics and boost your team's performance.

👊 The coach who's guiding us today

Mark Lebedew has been a professional volleyball coach at the international and pro club level for over 25 years.

With the Nationals teams of Australia and Germany, Coach Lebedew has been a participant in all the major international events - Olympics, World Championships, VNL.

In 2012, 2013 and 2014 he coached Berlin Recycling Volleys to the German league title, afterwards he moved to Poland to coach Jastrzębski Węgiel and Aluron Virtu Warta Zawiercie.

For the last 3 seasons Mark has been coaching the German powerhouse Friedrichshafen and that's also the team we'll feature in today's practice session.

A big thanks to Mark for giving us a peek into how he works and thinks.

In the early days of volleybrains.com we already had the pleasure of featuring Mark. That article can be found over here.

⚡ What's inside the practice video clips?

In the videos coach Lebedew will go into detail on:

  • How he communicates during practice, which maybe differs from other coaches
  • How load and practice structure looks like for his pro teams
  • Why he puts a lot of attention on 'highball management'
  • The importance of real-time problem-solving in our game
  • Why practice doesn't need to be perfect
  • Blocking organization and the philosophy and flow of block tactics
  • and so much more

Practice clips preview

  1. A reminder: NOT a block movement drill
  1. No 2-man pepper needed

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40+ minutes of narrated practice with Mark Lebedew

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Quick tip: The video is timestamped. Use the chapters to quickly navigate through the video for later reference.