For those with little time to read my blogs and ponderings, the short answer is “In a 6-3 you teach HALF your players on the court the leadership roles and key skill of setting/running an offense, and in a 6-6, every player learns that key skill.”
John Kessel’s still in learning mode (he’s always there), and now his quest for learning introduced him to Motivational Interviewing (MI), which is all about the communication techniques that help you draw wisdom and answers from your players.
Coaching your own child can be a fun, rewarding experience for both of you, but it can also be a challenge. Here are six ways you can best keep everyone – your child, the rest of the team, and the rest of the team’s parents – happy.
Few athletes are going to beat the odds and make it to collegiate or professional volleyball. John Kessel’s son is one of those few. Here are tips from John about raising a potential professional athlete.
The process of learning should never stop, and that includes the time between the end of club season and school tryouts. No matter what, remember that the top of the pyramid, our national teams, seek players who are good at all six skills and great at one or two.