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This blog is a repository and sounding board for discussions about coaching volleyball. Views and expertise of experienced coaches in the Canadian volleyball community are presented here to stimulate discussion on coaching challenges. We want to support coaches who are helping youth achieve their potential.
This site is for discussion purposes. Please direct any correspondence to Louise Gratton at the following email address: louise.gratton[at]savoirnet.ca.
Category Archives: Tactical
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
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
By Francois St-Denis Canada went from being a two time host of the Olympic Games without any gold medals (1976, 1988) to a powerhouse. Indeed, as the hosting nation, Canada now has the record for the most gold medal wins … Continue reading
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