Coach Shymansky's passion for improving volleyball skills is on display in this DVD on passing and serving as he delivers tips and technique instruction that will elevate your passing and serving skills. The first set of tips deals with footwork. Coach Shymansky covers the ready position, the shuffle and the crossover mechanic. From there he covers passing and how to hit the ball properly, demonstrating how to stay square to the ball and shoot the platform to contact. This will correct platform swing, the biggest problem passers have. Drop step and hands passing techniques are discussed in detail. He presents a basic run-through movement that goes from a shuffle to a run, and concludes with a J-stroke for backspin to help keep the ball on your side of the net. Shymansky also shows how to stop short passes and how to be successful against jump servers. Shymansky next moves to serving, discussing the float and jump serves. Demonstrated is the pull-toss-step technique to serving. With these techniques, a player can serve efficiently to different zones in the opponent's court. Improve your skills by implementing these tips and you are well on your way to Gettin' Better. 56 minutes. 2006. DVD.