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Volleyball Tip of the Week: Scoring in Defensive Transition

By Junior Volleyball Association 12/13/2018, 9:45pm CST

Leaside Volleyball Club (Toronto, Canada) shares a progressive drill to train your attackers and team to score in transition off of a dig.

Build Your Village to Grow Your Club

By Emily Hawthorne, Junior Volleyball Association 12/12/2018, 12:00pm CST

We have parents sign up for an email distribution list at any point during the year, so we have a good base of workers ready and willing to help when we need them.

Five Keys to Better Communication With the Refs

By Debbie Kniffin, The Art of Coaching Volleyball 12/12/2018, 12:00pm CST

When was the last time you screamed at a ref and had it go well? Exactly. If you plan on arguing your case, try to follow courtroom etiquette instead of bar brawl manners.

Hall of Fame Volleyball Coach Insists His Program Isn't for Everyone

By Sean Jensen, SportsEngine 12/07/2018, 6:00pm CST

Hugh McCutcheon of the University of Minnesota has unique, honest approach to recruiting

“We’re not trying to be all things to all people. We just try to be clear about the principles that drive us and the culture we have. That will either resonate with people or it won’t."

Where Have All the Middles Gone?

By John Brannon, Junior Volleyball Association 12/07/2018, 12:00pm CST

There's no reason a middle can't be a great defender or passer, so let's not pigeonhole them. 

Rethinking Why Your Body Hurts

By Austin Einhorn, The Art of Coaching Volleyball 12/07/2018, 12:00pm CST

When relating this to injury, tearing down a factory is the same as athletes tearing their ACL. Getting surgery is rebuilding the same factory because the mind has not been addressed.

Volleyball Tip of the Week: Chaos Drill

By Junior Volleyball Association 12/06/2018, 8:30pm CST

St. Louis Crossfire shares the Chaos drill that trains out-of-system attacking when the setter digs the ball. There are three parts to the drill that prepares players for three different scenarios so the play ends in an attack.

Better Your Team One Journal Entry at a Time

By Mora Kanim, Junior Volleyball Association 12/04/2018, 12:00pm CST

Coaches can use a journal "time out" when practice is not going well. Some athletes will love it and feel empowered immediately, others will take longer. 

Do You Know Who Your Best Blocker Is?

By Jim Iams, The Art of Coaching Volleyball 12/04/2018, 12:00pm CST

You now have a couple of statistical methods for rating your blockers. I suggest you try one or the other during a team scrimmage.

Four Traits Needed for a Championship Team

By Mike Hebert, The Art of Coaching Volleyball 11/30/2018, 12:00pm CST

No matter what the circumstances, no matter how far behind, no matter how much bad fortune has come their way, winners play every point as if they have a chance to win the match.

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