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Volleyball Tip of the Week: Blocking Focus and Responsibility

By Junior Volleyball Association 07/19/2018, 9:30pm CDT

Milwaukee Sting based out of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, shares a drill that works on blockers reading the attacker, closing the block and taking away a section of the court.

Volleyball Tip of the Week: Middle Blocker Transition to Attack

By Junior Volleyball Association 07/12/2018, 7:00pm CDT

Munciana Volleyball based in Yorktown, Indiana, shares a breakdown of how it trains middle blocker movement to block the pin attackers, followed by transitioning to attack. The various components are trained separately and then combined together in a gamelike drill.

Tony Hawk helped popularize skateboarding through his gravity-defying career and video game. Now at 50, he’s expanding the sport’s reach through his foundation and advising on its Olympic debut.

Volleyball Tip of the Week: Match Up

By Junior Volleyball Association 07/05/2018, 9:30pm CDT

Central Illinois Elite based in East Peoria, Illinois, shares a wash drill called Match-Up that is played six versus six. The defense works on defending around a single block and the offense works on efficiency and running various plays.

Volleyball Tip of the Week:Transition Offense

By Junior Volleyball Association 06/28/2018, 9:15pm CDT

692 West shares a drill that progresses and works on transition offense and the blockers footwork to set the ball to an attacker.

When Ryan Huizdos’ Little League team was told it had to use the standard white ball at the District Tournament, he took his case to the U.S. Department of Justice. After a three-year battle, the league agreed to allow the yellow ball to be used for all visually-impaired kids nationwide.

Volleyball Tip of the Week: Beach Blocking Transition

By Junior Volleyball Association 06/21/2018, 6:45pm CDT

Dakine Beach Volleyball Club of Tacoma, Washington, shares a drill to train blocking transition to set the attacker.

Why Youth Coaches Are Watching the World Cup With Their Players

By Positive Coaching Alliance 06/15/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Erin Chastain has served as DePaul University Women's Soccer Head Coach since 2007. She previously spent five seasons at national soccer power Santa Clara University as an assistant coach.

How Parents Can Influence Their Kids' Youth Sports Choices

By NBC Sports, FairPlay 06/15/2018, 12:15am CDT

Tips on knowing what to say, and how to say it, when it comes to guiding kids' in their youth sports journeys.

Mohamed Salah: The Egyptian King Who Took the World by Storm

By SportsEngine 06/14/2018, 1:15pm CDT

As a youngster Salah trained regularly at an academy in Cairo – 200 miles from his home

The Egyptian striker began playing soccer just a half an hour outside of his hometown, but each matriculation to the next rank would pull him farther and farther away from his childhood home.