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Looking for Inspiration? Look at the Best! [ARTICLE]

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Growing up in the 70's, I watched a lot of professional basketball. As a Denver native, I watched Denver Rockets games (then a member of the American...... Continue

ESPN and NCAA Volleyball: "We've Really Embraced It and It's Done Well for Us" [ARTICLE]

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This is a good time to be a TV-watching American volleyball fan. ESPN went all in on NCAA volleyball in 2017-18, picking up beach volleyball to add to its...... Continue

Why Should I Run a 6-3 or 6-6 System? [ARTICLE]

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"In a 6-3 you teach HALF your players on the court the leadership roles and key skill of setting/running an offense, and in a 6-6, every player learns that key skill."... Continue

Beach Update: Medals of Every Color in Cuba [ARTICLE]

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The U.S. beach team of Avery Drost and Chase Frishman reached its third podium of 2018 and took its second gold medal on Sunday when it won the...... Continue

NCAA Eligibility Center [ARTICLE]

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When the goal is college athletics, the secret to success for many student-athletes often comes down to a simple premise: Knowing what...... Continue

The Miracle Season Movie Tells a Great Volleyball and Human Story [ARTICLE]

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Every day after practice, Iowa City West's girls volleyball coach Kathy Bresnahan went home and took notes about which drills worked and which...... Continue

TAKE A SEAT - Cross Training Using Sitting Volleyball [ARTICLE]

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It may come as a surprise that many coaches have turned to the sitting game looking for ways to cross train their court athletes. Players learn...... Continue

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