USA Volleyball’s response to COVID-19 and guidelines toward Return to Play.

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USA Volleyball’s response to COVID-19 and guidelines toward Return to Play.

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2020 New Rules Interpretations – November 2019

A new USAV season is underway, and we have a new rulebook and many rule changes. Contact your region for a new rulebook or download your own copy. Here are some highlights and points of emphasis. Scenario One A referee observes a junior player wearing small stud earrings during warmups. They ask the player to…

From ‘Ow!’ to ‘Wow!’

Even imagining an injury can be scary and overwhelming. But the reality of sport is that injuries happen and, unfortunately, sometimes the road to recovery can seem more like a rollercoaster than a highway.

What’s on Your Plate?

Looking to feel and play your best? Of course you are. Thinking about going keto or trying intermittent fasting? Hold it right there! Before you do, check out this valuable nutrition advice that will help you meet your goals – the right way.

Healthy Choices for Dining Out

Going out to eat with friends and family can be a nice change of pace from cooking at home. But large portion sizes and high-calorie restaurant foods often make it difficult to make healthy choices – and can hinder your recovery and performance goals. These recommendations will help you meet your athletic goals when you’re on the go!

How Can I Spike Harder?

First off, you should understand that to hit the ball harder, you just need to swing your arm faster. Stop working so hard on hitting the ball harder.

You Will Be a Better Player if You Coach

How our USA coaches might better implement this fact is the focus of this article, for it can also make a huge impact on the development of talent in both the youth levels, and disabled programming of our nation.

Pre-Match Snacks to Perform Your Best

Familiar snacks before a match are crucial to performance. They top off the body’s gas tank before asking the engine to perform at a high level and help meet overall nutrient needs for the day and prevent excessive hunger mid- to late-match.

Post-Match Fueling: Replenish and Recover

On a match day, the focus is all on performance. But, after you play, what you eat is just as important as what you eat before or during.

Teach Off-Hand Hitting

It’s important for volleyball players to be able to hit with their nondominant hand. It’s not rocket science or hard to achieve.

How Teams Can Meaningfully and Safely Give Back

It’s the Season of Giving, and just because we’re unable to gather in large numbers doesn’t mean we can’t help the community around us.