Monthly Archives: November 2010

The Second Contact in Volleyball – Reflections on the 2010 Women’s World Championship

By Julien Boucher Many coaches will tell you, likely with reason, that the most important contact in modern volleyball is the first one. The serve, the reception and the block are the key elements which “define” a team. One must understand … Continue reading

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Do Efficient Grocery Shoppers Make Great Coaches?

By Jeff Mooney I have always found my visit to the grocery store an interesting situation.  Each and every time I go to the grocery store I can’t help but notice how many people spend their time walking up and … Continue reading

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Volleyball’s Key to Success: The Forearm Pass

Volleyball’s Key to Success: The Forearm Pass (or Bump Pass) I firmly believe that the forearm pass is the most important technique in our game. Considering that it is used a lot for the first contact (serve reception, defensive play, … Continue reading

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Importance of a Functional Warm-up

By Martin Poirier, Maverick Volleyball Trainer for Competitive and High Performance Teams Document 1: Maverick Functional Warm-up – List of Exercises by Martin Poirier Document 2: Description of Maverick Functional Warm Up Exercises with Photos by Martin Poirier Efficient mobility … Continue reading

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