15U/16U Blocking

LTAD Consideration – Athletes are encouraged to participate in sessions that may not cover blocking from their current position.  This gives the athlete the opportunity to improve their overall game which is important as throughout an athlete’s career they rarely play only one position.

Session 1
  • Body Position
  • Hand Position
  • Keeping the eyes open while blocking
  • Jump Timing
Session 2
  • Body Position
  • Hand Position
  • Jump Timing
  • Movement (How to shuffle, How to cross over, How to plant)
  • Soft Blocking
Session 3
  • Shuffle Blocking
  • Blocking out of the Middle
  • Blocking from the Outsides
  • Forming a unified Block
Session 4
  • Swing Blocking
  • Blocking out of the Middle
  • Blocking from the Outsides
  • Forming a unified Block