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Critical Reflection [ARTICLE[

by Human Kinetics on

Unlike reflective practice, critical reflection is not focused on solving a specific problem. Critical reflection is used more sparingly, but...... Continue

Characteristics of a Setter [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

No two setters are exactly alike, but when we are evaluating setters, we find it useful to examine certain characteristics we feel are most important.... Continue

Top 7 Teams Stay the Same in This Week's VolleyballMag.com Mid-Major Poll [ARTICLE]

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Top seven teams - BYU, San Diego, Cal Poly, Creighton, Western Kentucky, Wichita State and Colorado State - stayed the same in this week's...... Continue

Outside-Hitter Transitional Pepper Drill [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

This structured drill works on every aspect of outside hitting. It's a great conditioning drill for the outsides because they must transition hard. Defenders...... Continue

Multi-Ball Drills for Mental and Physical Development [ARTICLE]

by American Volleyball Coaches Association on

Before I arrived at Bradley, I was a club director and high school coach in Indianapolis. I was always on the lookout for creative ways to stress our athletes...... Continue

Across the Net Crossfire / Pepper Progression [ARTICLE]

by American Volleyball Coaches Association on

Often when teaching hitting mechanics, we spend our time on approach footwork and angles, getting into a good load position, keeping the ball in front...... Continue

Improving Mental Toughness [ARTICLE]

by American Volleyball Coaches Association on

There is no question about the importance of developing our athletes' mental game. In a sport where points are won or lost on errors, recovering from mistakes...... Continue

Training Liberos - Passing [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

We use passing as the example of how to train for all the skills a good libero needs. The other skills are discussed more specifically later in the...... Continue

Watching for and Avoiding Burnout [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

Coaches sometimes joke that there are only two times when they feel stressed-day and night. Although that story represents the extreme case, certainly...... Continue

Three-Ball Drill: Building Continuity Within Your Rotations [ARTICLE]

by AVCA on

At the beginning of the season, coaches have a "To-Do" list that is a mile long. From individual technique training to team systems to...... Continue

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