Goals can be very useful things, which is why they are so often encouraged. There is a downside to them, though, that is little talked about.
The last couple of weeks of work in my role as Technical Director at Charleston Academy have focused on our coaching and how it can be better.
The level of your players should influence the type of feedback you give them in terms of whether you go more positive or more negative.
The volleyball system you operate in (pro, college, Juniors, etc.) influences your perspective on certain things. Others might have a different one.
While making detailed long-term coaching plans for a season is impractical, it definitely makes sense to have things you're working toward developmentally.
A college coach authored a short article in which she describes a change in eras in coaching. She makes very good points, but something is missing.
As a covering coach I ran three shortish practice sessions for a group of 15-and-under girls. Here are the plans I used for those three sessions.
This is the first in a new series of log posts in which I share the things I do as Technical Director for the Charleston Academy juniors volleyball club.