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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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June 12, 2015

Suggested Volleyball Reading

A list of books to help you improve

June 9, 2015

STOP Teaching Robots

Watching some 80 year old players at the US Open and seeing their joy for a sport of a lifetime has me wondering why any kid in the last few decades stops playing.

May 6, 2015

To Become A Skillful Spiker

Sharing the science and my thoughts based on motor learning as to it relates to most machines

April 16, 2015

Five Ways to Be a Better Teammate

Professionals give tips on how you can be a better teammate

March 10, 2015

10 Keys to Middle Blocking

Three-time Olympian Heather Bown gives tips on middle blocking.

January 3, 2015

Five Views on Video Training

Athletes and coaches talk the importance of game film

January 2, 2015

Staying square to the volleyball net while blocking: Five steps

Improve your blocking in five steps

December 31, 2014

The Ring of Truth: Limiting Errors is More Important Than Hitting it Big

The two things that correlate most directly with winning matches, limiting hitting and serving errors

December 28, 2014

Five Keys to Making More Digs

Coaches and Olympians give tips to getting better digs

December 25, 2014

Top Five Ways to Create Confidence in Your Teammates

Boost the confidence of your teammates in five simple ways

December 21, 2014

Five Ways to Better Your Beach Game

Key beach experts give tips to improving your beach volleyball game

December 12, 2014

Lesson Plans for 4 and 6-Person

A three, six, eight or 12-week lesson plan can be put together by picking and choosing from the options presented herein.

October 6, 2014

Limit Your Wall Drills

“Where is volleyball played?” is a question to ask your players or other coaches if you want to start an interesting discussion. “What is the most important skill in volleyball?” is the second question I ask to prompt some serious conversation.

August 18, 2014

Dear Cut Player

Ouch, it hurts, even the word “cut” comes from the action of your body being sliced open to some level. It might even seem right now that your hope or even long term dream of playing at a higher level seems over.

July 1, 2014

FUNdaMENTAL Volleyball

The word FUNdaMENTAL hints at two very important factors for all players: having fun and developing good mental skills.

June 1, 2014

Calm your nerves by focusing on things you can control

Karch Kiraly blogs about maintaining composure on the court.

April 2, 2014

Five Keys to Better Serving

Players and coaches share their serving secrets.

March 20, 2014

My Favorite Coach

"She understands that it is even when a paycheck is included, that it is more than just winning games that she is doing with her players, and focuses on team building through off court activities."

March 6, 2014

We May Win and We May Lose…

BUT NOBODY IS GOING TO OUT HUSTLE US…. That has always been my motto, so much that some of my teams have heard it so many times in huddles they say it in their sleep I bet.

March 1, 2014

A champions look

Karch Kiraly talks exuding confidence

February 5, 2014

Five Things You Shouldn’t do on a Volleyball Court

Olympic coaches and athletes talk about the do's and don'ts for on the court