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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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February 23, 2021

When You Disagree

Respectful communication is a key tool for young athletes to learn in both sports and life.

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February 16, 2021

Your Top College Recruiting Questions Answered

If you’re in high school and serious about volleyball, you’re probably thinking about playing in college. We’ve provided answers to some of the most-often asked college recruiting questions to help you start your recruiting journey.

January 8, 2021

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...

December 26, 2020

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.

December 12, 2020

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.

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 22, 2020

Teaching More Effectively and Efficiently

Time in the gym is limited - especially now - so practice must be efficient as possible. John Kessel has ideas on how to best use your time in the gym.

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

The Best Learning Environment Possible

Be sure to create drills that create the most efficient (and most fun) learning environment possible.

July 21, 2020

Officials Hand Signals for Beach

A guide to officials hand signals on the beach.

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 17, 2020

Developing Amazing Leaders and Citizens

John Kessel reflects on the his most important job as a coach: developing leaders and citizens, not just volleyball players.

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.

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