Category Archives: General

Serving and the Learning Principle of Distributed Practice

By James Sneddon When I was asked to write a blog on serving, a personal story immediately came to mind.  I was playing for a European team and it was late in the season and we were preparing for playoffs.   … Continue reading

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Top Ten Serving Secrets

By John Kessel So I spent the last four nights in Hartford, Connecticut. My last morning a coach from CAP said his girls were serving at about a 33 percent success rate and what could he do to help them. … Continue reading

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Time Management – Essential Life Skill For an Athlete

By Pierre Tranchemontagne Time Management Schedule Job. Sports. Extracurricular activities.  School. Boyfriend/girlfriend. Social life.  Welcome to the life of the teenager.  With thoughts of Justin Bieber and Kesha running through their heads, how does this teenager prioritize and organize their … Continue reading

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Using Offensive Systems to Develop Players

By Jason Trepanier    I was recently at a volleyball conference and watched a presentation on the relatively unheard of 6-3 offensive system. As the session went on I started to realize that it wasn’t being presented as the offensive system … Continue reading

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Triple Ball…Three times the Fun!

By Bruce Dunning When my daughter approached me two years ago about the possibility of starting club volleyball the next fall and asked if I would stop working with the 18U boys teams and switch to 13U girls, I was … Continue reading

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