Tyler loves a good practical joke, but his beach volleyball teammates have had enough. He has spent so much time on his gags, that he hasn't learned anything about the game.
Learning to play volleyball has never been more effective or more fun than with Volleyball Fundamentals. Students will enjoy using this resource because they will learn by doing, spending less time reading and more time engaged in playing the game. With s
One of the most charismatic volleyball coaches, twice Olympic champion (1980, 1988) and twice Olympic silver medallist (1992, 2000), world champion in 1990 and three times bronze medallist (1994, 1998, 2002), three times Grand Prix winner (1997, 1999, 200
Coaching Volleyball Beginners is a step-by-step guide for coaches that helps them teach youth beginner players how to play volleyball.
With the various games, the coach can keep practice interesting for the players as they develop basic playing skills. The book includes ideas for easy, introductory, mini volleyball games for young players (ages 6-10). These games are both entertaining and instructive, teaching the young players the volleyball basics.
Next the book explains how to use smallgroup games, such as 6 vs. 6, to teach more advanced volleyball methods and skills to older players (ages 13 and up). The various drills and games are explained in detail, often with accompanying photos and illustrations, so coaches of any level, from beginner to more advanced players, can easily implement them into practice sessions. A short introduction to beach volleyball is also included to round out the information, making this a book all youth volleyball coaches need on their shelves!
Your hands-on guide to coaching youth volleyball
Have you been asked to coach a youth volleyball team? This friendly, practical guide helps you grasp the basics and take charge on the court. You get expert advice on teaching key skills to different age groups, running safe and effective practices, helping struggling players, encouraging good sportsmanship, and leading your team with confidence during a match.
- Lay the groundwork for a great season — develop your coaching philosophy, run an effective preseason meeting, and get up to speed on the rules and terminology of the sport
- Build your team — size up the players, find roles for everyone to succeed in, and coach all different types of kids
- Teach the basics of volleyball — from serving and passing to setting, attacking, and blocking, instruct your players successfully in all the key elements
- Raise the level of play — teach more advanced offensive and defensive skills and keep your kids' interest in volleyball going strong
- Make the moms and dads happy — work with parents to ensure a successful and fun season
- Score extra points — keep your players healthy and injury free, resolve conflicts, and coach a volleyball club team
Since becoming the Nebraska women's volleyball coach in 2000, John Cook has led the team to four national championships, seven NCAA semifinal appearances, and the nation's top winning percentage in women's volleyball. In Dream Like a Champion Cook shares the coaching and leadership philosophy that has enabled him to become one of the game's winningest coaches.
Growing up in San Diego, Cook acquired his coaching philosophy from his experiences first as a football coach, then as a student of the sport of volleyball on the beaches of Southern California. After a stint as an assistant volleyball coach at Nebraska, he returned to Nebraska as head coach in 2000 and won the national championship in his first season. Even with a bar set so high, Cook saw at Nebraska's tradition-rich program the potential for even greater growth and success. He decided to focus on higher expectations, training, motivation, goal setting, and other ways to build the strongest teams possible.
Russ Rose believes that a key component to the future of volleyball is the implementation of the back row attacker. Coach Rose notes that as the game evolves there are more opportunities to use players in different areas of the court, and that the back row is a critical area to develop for increasing a team's ability to score points. Rose begins by teaching you strategies and drills to develop a back row player's awareness of the proper position from which to take a quality swing. He includes footwork and zone identification drills - both with and without the ball. Rose also includes seven drills and situational options that will assist you in implementing the workings of the back row attack. Rose concludes with seven drills and scenarios focusing on the technical aspects for utilizing your back row as a viable scoring threat. Give your team an additional scoring option with Rose's back row techniques.
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The primary focus of this book is to develop an all-around/universal athlete into a specialized athlete (specialist). This progression is discussed with references to setting, outside hitting, middle hitting, back-row hitting, serving, outside blocking, middle blocking, defence, coverage and service reception and will be connected to related service reception, offensive, and defensive formations. Another major focus is to design and practice match systems. Strategies and counterstrategies in serving, service reception, offence and defence will be dealt with. Special aspects of individual, group, and team tactics will be discussed. In addition, the authors look at the development of counterstrategies to an opponent's match plan and give examples of ways to cover a hitter in certain offensive formations. Furthermore, we will deal with solid ways of developing the most efficient and effective game system that would bring out the strengths of a team, including the use of the libero. The problem faced is that all of these issues are not completely or sufficiently covered in the existing literature. This gap is filled with this book.
For all of us that love watching volleyball but have a tendency to get a little too involved in the game. For those of us that cross the line between supportive fan and obnoxious spectator. This book will serve as a gentle and hilarious reminder that... Coaches Coach, Officials Officiate, Players Play, and Parents Parent (cheer, hug, encourage, help transport, feed). Written by an experienced volleyball mom and USA Volleyball, this book is designed to make the volleyball court a much more enjoyable place for us all to be.
As the number of female athletes rises, the need for useful guides to empower and inform them also rises. This guide to the popular sport of volleyball teaches young readers the sport's rules, different player positions, safety tips, and other fun facts about this sport. Additional information is provided through interesting fact boxes, detailed graphic organizers, and a helpful glossary. Eye-catching, full-color photographs also enhance this fun topic. This exciting guide to a sport many girls play encourages the development of self-esteem, healthy habits, and teamwork on the volleyball court and off.
Volleyball covers broadly the complete field of volleyball. Ideal for professionals and general reader alike, this volume contains sections covering the history of the game, the major competitions, the playing nations, the great players, rules and regulations, different tactics and techniques, playing regulations, equipments, fouls, positions and structures, shooting, passing, variations and similar games and much more. The game of volleyball is a dandy game and more besides. At its top level competitive aspect, it is a fast moving energetic game demanding skill, strength, agility, team work and intelligence from its players. At its lowest level, it is an enjoyable, easily set-up game from which youngsters and beginners of all ages can quickly gain pleasure and satisfaction. Volleyball Skills and Rules is a unique effort and invaluable contribution to the sports and games. It is especially designed for use by beginners to advanced players, teachers and coaches. The comprehensive text in the book explains the various tips and tactics and methods to develop these tactics in simple English. The book is consisted of latest rules of Volleyball as drafted by the USVBA (U.S. Volleyball Association) which is the leading organization for Volleyball. It is hoped that this book will help the sportsperson, professors, readers, coaches, instructors, students of physical education and for the general readers too.
The book: "Sands of Time" The History of BEACH VOLLEYBALL, Volume #1: 1895-1969 is the first book that has been devoted primarily to the history of BEACH VOLLEYBALL! There are 272 pages of beach volleyball stories and anecdotes, along with tournament results. The book includes nearly 500 photographs of the events, venues and players of BEACH VOLLEYBALL.
In the first chapter, pages 1-28, cover the first 50 years of volleyball. Most of this information relates to the indoor game. The indoor game was the "motivation" for the game of "BEACH VOLLEYBALL." In order to document the history of BEACH VOLLEYBALL, it was important to illustrate its original "roots."
The remaining 244 pages cover BEACH VOLLEYBALL, beginning with the second chapter, revealing the "Birth" of BEACH VOLLEYBALL and illustrating how the indoor game contributed to the "conception" of the beach game.
You are then guided up to and through beach volleyball's "Golden" years" of the 1950's in the third chapter. The fourth chapter covers the 1960's, referred to as the "Adolescent" years of BEACH VOLLEYBALL.
Some of the most amazing beach volleyball stories and events are described along with the nearly 500 PHOTOGRAPHS of the people and events involved.
This book has 584 pages of Beach Volleyball stories and anecdotes, including some of the most noteworthy event in the history of the game. Volume #2 "takes-off" where Volume #1 "left-off" continuing with the stories, events and tournament results from 1970 through 1989. The book includes 1200 classic and rare, some never before seen, photo's of the events, venues, characters, players and legends of Beach Volleyball.
This book has the most comprehensive Beach Volleyball tournament results ever compiled. Volume #2 of "Sands of Time" moves on from the "Adolescent Years" of the 1960's into the "Spirited Years" of the 1970's and through the "Transitional Years" of the 1980's.
This book is part of the Teach, Coach, Play series, emphasizing a systematic learning approach to sports and activities. Both visual and verbal information are presented so that readers can easily understand the material and improve performance.
Built-in learning aids help readers master each skill in a step-by-step manner. Using the cues, summaries, skills, drills, and illustrations will help build a solid foundation for safe and effective participation now and in the future.
The basic approach in all of the Teach, Coach, Play activity titles is to help readers improve their skills and performance by building mastery from simple to increasingly complex levels. The books strive to illustrate correct techniques and demonstrate how to achieve optimal results. The basic organization in each book is as follows:
Section 1 overviews history, organizations and publications, conditioning activities, safety, warm up suggestions, and equipment.
Section 2 covers exercise or skills, participants, action involved, rules, facility or field, scoring, and etiquette.
Section 3 focuses on skills and drills or program design.
Section 4 addresses a broad range of strategies specifically designed to improve performance now and in the future.
Section 5 provides a convenient glossary of terms.
A popular sport played both indoors and outdoors, volleyball is a fast-paced game that requires teamwork. Spike it Volleyball serves up the basic rules and positions of the game for young readers. Children will love the dynamic photos that show players performing volleys, blocks, and spikes.
The Art of Volleyball Hitting describes the basics of hitting the volleyball. It begins by describing ten types of sets and their possible hits such as the hard spike, dink, cobra, off speed, wipe, and push. It describes basic hitting technique including starting position, jump, arm position, and arm swing along with some variations for different sets. It also describes eleven common hitting mistakes all volleyball spikers should be aware of. This book also offers some characteristics of good hitters that all aspiring volleyball hitters should work to develop. The core of this book describes eighteen different sets, the various challenges each one presents, and some possible strategies to help make successful hits. These are illustrated with numerous diagrams. This book finishes with some thoughts on various sets' and hits' effectiveness derived from some empirical evaluation and the author's experience. This is a common sense book on hitting the volleyball effectively from an experienced hitter. This is a book for those interested in improving their volleyball hitting ability and performance.
When he was a high school senior, Lloy Ball disappointed most people in his small Northeast Indiana community by turning down a chance to play basketball for Bobby Knight at Indiana University. Intead, Ball chose to play volleyball for his father at Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne. Though many people still tell him they thought he made a mistake by not going to IU, Ball won a gold medal in his fourth Olympics at age 36 in 2008. This is the story of how he got there, the places he has seen and the people he has met along the way.
With 125 drills covering every facet of the sport, The Volleyball Drill Book is the most comprehensive resource for today�s players and coaches. Inside you�ll find the game�s most effective drills for these and many other aspects of the game:
Complete with detailed diagrams, illustrations, coaching tips, variations, and practice advice, The Volleyball Drill Book provides you with everything you need to master essential skills, sharpen execution, and improve on-court performance.
Whether you wish to develop new skills or fine-tune your game, rely on the drills that have produced the sport�s top players and most dominating teams. The Volleyball Drill Bookis the one and only drill book you�ll ever need.
To be a successful volleyball coach, you need to know more than just how to teach the basic skills and implement a plan. In such a fast-paced game, not only do you need to outperform your opponent, but you must outthink him as well. Thinking Volleyball has you covered!
Hall-of-fame coach Mike Hebert spent years learning the secrets to success�among the most important is that you should never stop learning. In Thinking Volleyball, he goes beyond the development of motor skills to provide a unique cerebral look at how athletes learn. Hebert also introduces the strategies behind his reading defense approach, which will give your team an advantage against any opponent. Regardless of how talented your players are, a positive environment that includes a solid mutual trust among everyone involved with the program is vital for your program both on and off the court.
To take your program to the next level, step inside the mind of a legendary coach and never stop learning. Thinking Volleyball is your resource to developing your program, your players, and yourself.
Chapter 1 Learning and Decision-Making
Chapter 2 Structuring and Running the Program
Chapter 3 Embracing a Playing Style
Chapter 4 Honing Vital Volleyball Skills
Chapter 5 Thinking About Team Defense
Chapter 6 Drawing a Blueprint for Offense
Chapter 7 Promoting a Positive Gym Culture
Chapter 8 Strengthening Team Trust
Chapter 9 Coaching the Match
Chapter 10 Thinking Outside the Box
Until now, Layla has balanced her school work and volleyball easily enough. In eighth grade, though, academic expectations are tougher. Student-athletes need at least a C average in all classes to play sports. When Layla's dedication to volleyball puts her algebra grade at risk, her chances of making the high school freshman team next year are on the line. Can she find a way to ace her classes like she does on the court?
Building on the success of the first volume of The Volleyball Coaching Bible, the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) brings you The Volleyball Coaching Bible, Volume II. Featuring contributions from 20 of the top volleyball minds in the game today, this resource will help you build your program, shape and improve your team, and sharpen your coaching skills in key areas such as these:
Building and managing your program
Developing players� skills by position
Establishing and implementing match strategy
Training and conditioning athletes
Scouting and analyzing opponents
Evaluating statistics and using them to your advantage
The Volleyball Coaching Bible, Volume II presents the drills top coaches use for developing players at each position and offers insights on in-game strategies for various match situations, including strategic serving, defensive schemes, and on-the-go decision making.
In addition to on-court Xs and Os, you�ll learn what it takes to establish a successful high school, college, and beach volleyball program. Setting program expectations and tactics, building a positive and winning culture, recruiting the right way, and running camps are all keys to sustained program success shared in The Volleyball Coaching Bible, Volume II.
Endorsed by the AVCA and edited by volleyball coaching legend Cecile Reynaud, The Volleyball Coaching Bible, Volume II covers the entire court in describing and coaching the nuances of the game and shaping a successful program. It�s a practical and motivational resource that you�ll refer to season after season in your coaching career.
Part I Coaching Priorities
Chapter 1. Sharing the Passion
Chapter 2. Defining Expectations
Chapter 3. Developing a Positive Team Culture
Chapter 4. Developing a Growth Mind-Set
Part II Program Building and Management
Chapter 5. Building a Winning High School Program
Chapter 6. Building a Winning College Program
Chapter 7. Starting a Sand Volleyball Program
Chapter 8. Running a Successful Volleyball Camp
Chapter 9. Recruiting the Right Way
Chapter 10. Developing a Five-Year Plan
Part III Positional Training Strategies
Chapter 11. Training Middle Hitters
Chapter 12. Training Outside Hitters
Chapter 13. Training Setters
Chapter 14. Training Liberos
Part IV Match Preparation and Strategy
Chapter 15. Deliberate Practice Concepts
Chapter 16. Scouting Opponents the Right Way
Chapter 17. Statistics for More Effective Coaching
Chapter 18. Offensive Tactical Charts
Chapter 19. Serving Strategically
Chapter 20. On-Court Decision Making
Eight master volleyball coaches with experience covering all levels, both genders, all over the world, indoors and on the sand. Their experience, insights, and expertise all in one place, just waiting for you to make them part of your own coaching!
Carl McGown: Renown for his 40+ years of work with the USA Men�s National Team, the BYU men's college team, and being a promoter of the idea of specificity in volleyball training.
Giovanni Guidetti: 2016 Olympic coach for the Dutch Women�s National Team and for Turkish professional club Vakifbank. Winner of two CEV Champions Leagues and an FIVB World Club Championship.
Ruth Nelson: AVCA Hall of Fame inductee with over 500 NCAA Division I victories alongside coaching at the national team level and in professional volleyball. Now dedicates her time to players under 10.
Jefferson Williams: Winner of nearly 60 league and cup titles in the UK. Coached at the national team level for both England and Team GB.
Teri Clemens: Won 7 NCAA Division III national championships in 14 years, including 6 in a row. Also won three straight state championships as a high school coach before moving to college volleyball.
Garth Pischke: The winningest men�s collegiate volleyball coach in North American with nearly 1300 victories in Canada, including 9 national titles and 9 runner-up finishes.
Tom Turco: Winner of 17 state high school championships, including a 110 match winning streak. Twice selected National Coach of the Year.
Craig Marshall: Australian National Team beach coach for three Olympics. Nearly 20 years coaching on the international professional beach tour.
You may know a few of these coaches, at least by reputation. Chances are there are some you've never heard of at all, though. The thing they share is lots of of success in their particular volleyball arena, or in some cases across multiple arenas. They each have things they can share with you about how they got to where they are, including mistakes they've made along the way.
Volleyball Drills features basic drills and games designed to help players improve every aspect of their game. It is a working manual of organized and demanding drills from which practice lessons may be created. Each drill includes a detailed explanation of the purpose, setup, and execution, as well as variations and teaching points.
About the Author
Dr. Chris Kroeger (Institute of Sports Science - University Kiel, Germany) is instructor of the FIVB (International Volleyball Federation) and has conducted Coaches and Teachers Courses in more than 20 countries since 1985. He has won several National Youth and Student Titles.
There are few books on the market today about playing the sport of volleyball. Few of these books speak to the outdoor doubles game. Even those that do exist simply go over the basic fundamentals. Most of the literature on this topic the average player already knows. "Winning Doubles: Mastering the Game Through Strategy and Training," is meant to bring players of all levels immediate improvements in their game. Using a series of strategies discussed nowhere else in any book currently on the market, Sangiacomo covers all aspects vital to a player's success on the doubles court. Topics include: Finding the right partner Types of serves and serving strategy Adjusting to weather conditions Passing positioning and tips (beyond fundamentals) Setting Techniques Hitting different types of shots Defensive schemes and blocking Physical conditioning and strength training for optimum performance Mental conditioning and exercises to enhance your play Reference section and description of useful products Much, much more This book is a must read for any competitive player who aims to be in the winner's circle
Women have always excelled as athletes, but they often receive less attention than men. This series celebrates female athletes and the sports they champion. Each book also showcases how the sport has developed over time and offers a look ahead to the future of the sport. Introduces readers to the development of women's volleyball, as well as the sport's star players from past to present.
Colourful spreads, fascinating sidebars and athlete bios make this a thrilling read for young sports fans.
Play Your Best, On and Off the Beach.
In the volleyball world, the name Karch Kiraly is synonymous with excellence, whether it be in the U.S.A. or abroad, in the gym or on the beach. This revised edition of "Karch Kiraly's Championship Volleyball" provides a complete course in volleyball skills, including:
- Basic and Advanced Team Defense and Offense Strategies
Combine all of this with the expanded chapter on the beach game, and you have the most complete volleyball instructional available.
So, whether you're a beginner just learning the basics or an advanced player looking for the strategy that will blow your opponents off the court, "Karch Kiraly's Championship Volleyball" will give you the skills to do it.
Successful Coaching offers an in-depth introduction to the coaching profession and is specifically written for the high school and serious club coach. Integrating the latest sport science research with practical knowledge acquired by highly experienced coaches, this book features new sections on sportsmanship, coaching diverse athletes, managing athletes� behavior, preventing and addressing drug and alcohol abuse, and coaching using the games approach. Five sections serve as the foundation for the book:
Principles of Coaching emphasizes the value of a coaching philosophy and how to achieve the three major objectives of coaching.
Principles of Behavior discusses how to communicate and motivate players, as well as manage problem behaviors among athletes, using a positive discipline approach.
Principles of Teaching introduces the games approach to coaching and details how to incorporate this new approach into teaching technical and tactical skills.
Principles of Physical Training includes five new chapters on training basics, training for energy fitness, training for muscular fitness, nutrition, and battling drugs.
Principles of Management covers the interpersonal and administrative basics required for building a solid coaching foundation that emphasizes team, relationship, and risk management.
With more than 500,000 copies sold since the release of the first edition, Successful Coaching is the best-selling general coaching book ever published. Produced by the American Sport Education Program (ASEP) and written by ASEP founder Rainer Martens, Successful Coaching serves as the text for ASEP�s Coaching Principles course. This course is used by many colleges and universities and endorsed by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) and numerous other sport organizations as the preferred professional development program for their coaches. Each year, more than 25,000 coaches take this course to further their professional development and meet coaching certification requirements.
Learning to play volleyball has never been more effective or more fun than with Volleyball Fundamentals. Students will enjoy using this resource because they will learn by doing, spending less time reading and more time engaged in playing the game. With simple instructions and accompanying photographs you�ll find it easy to teach them to play volleyball quickly and simply.
Volleyball Fundamentals begins by teaching formations and rotations so that students get an immediate sense of where they belong on the court. Chapters are devoted to mastering specific skills such as serving, receiving, setting, attacking, blocking, and digging. Sections on offensive and defensive tactics, scoring systems, rules, rotations, and on-court communication make the game as easy for you to teach as it is for your students to learn.
Each chapter addresses a specific skill, leading the student through a simple, four-step sequence.
Writer Joel Dearing is a veteran instructor and coach with extensive knowledge of volleyball. Dearing knows how to communicate clearly and succinctly, making reading and applying the content to the court enjoyable for students of all ages.
As part of the Sports Fundamentals series, Volleyball Fundamentals will help you teach and your students learn the basic skills and tactics of the game so that they can compete on the court in no time at all.
One of the most charismatic volleyball coaches, twice Olympic champion (1980, 1988) and twice Olympic silver medallist (1992, 2000), world champion in 1990 and three times bronze medallist (1994, 1998, 2002), three times Grand Prix winner (1997, 1999, 2002), eight times European champion (1977, 1979, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1997, 1999 & 2001). Ten time European Champion's cup (1981, 1982, 1983, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1994, 1995 & 1998), the European Cup winners' cup 1986, Thirteen Soviet Union Championships and ten times championships of independent Russia. Elected Coach of the year by the FIVB in 1989 and 1991.
Russian Nikolai Karpol, after more than twenty years of silence decided to present himself to the audience in the almost total disclosure book titled Lunatics - That's What I Need , the sweetest candy for his colleagues, players, managers, volleyball fans and journalists.
Paperback, 129 Pages, 22 B&W pictures.