This post looks at some figures about the best and worst places for passers to receive the ball in reception and ponders serving strategy.
Volleyball coaches look at the ratings of opposing team passers to decide who to target with the serve, but that might mask opportunities.
A fellow blogger did some research on the effectiveness of off-speed shots. There are a couple additional considerations, though.
A reader asked me to speak to the subject of advanced serving zones in volleyball. Here's a bit on the subject.
Serving certain targets - be they Zones or passers - can be very useful. Let's not forget, though, the one actually having to make the serve.
Is there a better offensive option than the libero bump-setting high balls when the setter plays first contact?
A fellow volleyball coach highlights a weakness of heat mapping to help decide what type of defense you play
Once upon a time the W reception pattern was used by teams everywhere. These days it's only those at lower levels. Why is that?