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Be a Better Leader on the Court

By USA Volleyball, 11/25/19, 7:15PM CST

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Looking to take more of an active role on your team? Here's advice from top athletes and coaches for improving your leadership skills on and off the court.

Looking to take more of an active role on your team? Here's advice from top athletes and coaches for improving your leadership skills on and off the court.

Karch Kiraly – Head Coach, U.S. Women’s Indoor National Team
"I would remove the word ‘court,’ and focus on ‘better leader.’ Start by looking at the one person you control – you. You must be able to lead yourself before you can lead someone else. Otherwise, it will just seem phony. For example, if you’re not going full speed after every ball, you won’t have any credibility when you share your thoughts about effort."

Read more tips from U.S. Women's National Team member Jordan Larson, U.S. Men's Sitting National Team Member J. Dee Marinko, U.S. Men's National Team member Kawika Shoji and USAV Director of Coaching for Beach National Teams Tyler Hildebrand.

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