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NCAA Beach: AVCA Preseason Poll, West Coast Conference Preview [ARTICLE]

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The AVCA Collegiate Beach Volleyball preseason poll came out Monday and, to no one's surprise, defending-champion USC is No. 1. But right...... Continue 2017 High School All-American Teams [ARTICLE]

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First Team - Gabby Blossom: 5-9, Setter, Sr. - St. Joseph's Academy (St. Louis, Missouri) - Key stats: Blossom, the Gatorade Missouri...... Continue

Does Your Libero Have the "It" Factor? [ARTICLE]

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Some Volleyball players are born with "It." Others have "It" thrust upon them. Indeed, most coaches know "It" when they see "It." When it comes to the...... Continue

Promoting Positive Gym Culture [ARTICLE]

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Many years ago, while sitting on a plane for almost two hours readying for takeoff from Istanbul, Turkey (I had spoken at...... Continue

Nebraska Captures NCAA Crown With Four-Set in Over Florida [ARTICLE]

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Mikaela Foecke got the back bump set from libero Kenzie Maloney, went up, and blasted her final swing of the match high...... Continue

Critical Reflection [ARTICLE[

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

Top 7 Teams Stay the Same in This Week's 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

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

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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

Improving Mental Toughness [ARTICLE]

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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

Watching for and Avoiding Burnout [ARTICLE]

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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