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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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July 4, 2019

Tips to Build Your Team’s Decision-Making Skills

Good decision-making, although challenging to teach, is a skill that is critical to an athlete's success.

June 4, 2019

Five Ways to Hone Skills Over the Summer

Summer is a great time for athletes to unwind from a long season, but it’s also an opportunity for them to improve their games in a relaxed environment. You can help foster that improvement by following these suggestions.

May 29, 2019

From Off-Court Activities to On-Court Success

Team chemistry is crucial to a successful season. Here are a few ideas on how to foster that team cohesion.

May 28, 2019

Tips from the Pros

Looking for insights to improve your game? Check out our tips from top U.S. athletes

May 12, 2019

How To Make Drills That Work

You, the coach, have to design the drills that are going to help your team reach its potential. So let’s take a look at some of the things that will help you to make drills that work for your team.

May 8, 2019

Teach Novice Players the Love of Volleyball

John Kessel shares ideas on how to teach the joy of volleyball before teaching the skills.

May 5, 2019

Defense is More Than Just Another Team System

Every player on the court must have a strong grasp of what defense is and be heavily involved in its execution. 

May 2, 2019

Take a Lap: Alternatives to Exercise as Punishment in Youth Sports

Exercise has been used as punishment in the past, but there's ways to prove a point other than forced physical exertion.

April 24, 2019

How Youth Sports Can Lead to a Better Job Later in Life

Highlights from a 2014 study that examined how participation in high school sports correlated with a person's behaviors and accomplishments later in life.

April 4, 2019

Helping Your Multisport Athlete Navigate Seasons

Playing more than one sport is great for an athlete's well-being. Here's how you can be a supportive coach as they transition between sports.

March 26, 2019

Keys to Making More Digs on the Beach

Prepare for beach national qualifiers and the USA National Beach Tour-Junior Championships with these tips.

March 22, 2019

More Tips for Coaches to Pass On

Culled from top coaches, these are simple tips that you can put in your coaching toolbox when working with your team.

March 20, 2019

Growing the Mindset Part 2 (CAP II Article)

In the second part of this CAP II article, Scott Jones discussing building confidence to change athlete mindsets.

March 15, 2019

How to Win (and Lose) With Class

Stanford-bound middle Kendall Kipp talks about striving to maintain good character and play the game the right way.

March 6, 2019

Tips For Helping Athletes Overcome Sports Anxiety

For many kids, sports provide their first taste of anxiety: the stress of serving at game point or making that all-important dig.

February 26, 2019

Growing the Mindset (CAP II Article)

In this CAP II article, Elevate Volleyball coach Scott Jones shares how he works with young athletes to change their mindsets.

February 26, 2019

Teach Your Athletes With These Quick Tips

Top coaches and players provide quick tips to help make your athletes the best they can be. Pass them on!

February 15, 2019

Teach Your Players to Hit More Effectively

No matter how tall (or short) your players are, John Kessel has tips to improve their hitting efficiency and make a difference for your team.

February 14, 2019

Five Tips for Coaches to Pass On

Coaches helping coaches ... check out these five tips on attacking, blocking and preparation. Easy reminders to pass on to your players.

February 13, 2019

Boost Sportsmanship With These Pregame Activities

There is no better time to set the tone for good sportsmanship than in the minutes before first serve.

February 12, 2019

Managing Parent Expectations

Recognizing the consequences that come along with the overwhelming pressure parents put on coaches, here are practical ways coaches can manage expectations from team parents.