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How Low Cost Clubs Operate

Three clubs out of Kansas City operate with most of their fees under $1,000, sometimes well under. Here's how clubs can lower costs while still providing an excellent athlete experience.

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December 12, 2020

Training Without a Net or Friends

Volleyball is a game to play with friends, same gender or coed. It does not matter if those you train with are only 7 years old or your grandmother. As long as they can provide you with the unique angles of the game, you'll be learning fine.

December 12, 2020

Training Options in Volleyball

This article give reference to options to the indoor 6 vs. 6 game that you might have your players experience. New, fun and different, a break from what you do normally.

December 12, 2020

Dear Vocal Coach

The best learning comes when there is no fear of mistakes.

December 9, 2020

An Open Letter to All Coaches

The short of it is kids MUST play and practice more doubles, triples or four sided games on smaller courts at the start.

December 9, 2020

10 New Commandments of Volleyball

As I watch new coaches begin by teaching the way they were taught, I wonder how to get these well intentioned humans to change to better ways.

December 9, 2020

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.

December 8, 2020

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.

October 19, 2020

Learning is a Process That Never Ends

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.

October 13, 2020

Hidden Resilience: How to Build a Team

Your players have behaviors that annoy you, but those same behaviors may help elevate the team to new heights.

September 9, 2020

Qualifying and the National Beach Tour

Want to know how to become a beach national champion? There are three ways.

August 14, 2020

How to Enhance Your Mindset

Two-time Olympic Medalist Courtney Thompson shows us how to improve our mindsets and become more resilient.

August 12, 2020

What Does COVID-19 Mean for Recruiting?

USA Volleyball corporate partner Next College Student Athlete updates athletes on how COVID-19 has affected recruiting.

July 13, 2020

Six Ways Coaches Can Support Their Athletes During COVID-19

As youth sports are returning from shutdown, here's how coaches can help balance safety and the return to volleyball.

June 12, 2020

Hosting a Successful Beach Clinic

This article is designed to offer volleyball coaches, sports educators and sports camp coordinators the resources to operate a successful single-day beach volleyball clinic for all ages, kids and adults.

June 4, 2020

Youth Sports: How to Deal with Anxiety Around Return to Play

Let your child feel their feelings, and find out the source of the anxiety.

May 12, 2020

The Most Important Skill in Volleyball

Many coaches spend a great deal of time focusing on the skills of serving, passing, setting, spiking, blocking and digging. What is sadly lacking and even ignored however is help for players in the most important skill, READING.

April 12, 2020

Be a Better Spectator

Keep Positive support, encouragement, cheerleading and general hollering and yelling to a maximum on the sidelines.

April 12, 2020

Top 166 Drills From Around the World

Every coach asks for new drills to make their kids better, searching the web, attending clinics and by reading drill books. After decades of coaching, creating and collecting, here is a list of the top 166 drills.

March 4, 2020

Solo Drills To Improve Your Volleyball Skills

Over the next few weeks, you can do some solo drills at home to work on your game.

February 12, 2020

The Game Teaches the Game

When working with kids, parenting at home, teaching in the classroom, or coaching in the gym, we are all doing the same thing, teaching.

February 6, 2020

Words Matter

It's important to make your feedback as a coach more effective in practice, competition and life.