I posted in my 2021 review the most-read posts from the blog last year. Here I want to share with you the most-read pieces of content I shared with subscribers to my weekly newsletter. This is the top 10 based on clicks from editions of the newsletter.

  1. What Can the High School Coach Take From The Olympics? – Jim Stone
  2. NCAA volleyball rules change survey – this blog
  3. Ideas to Help Players Handle Errors – Jim Stone
  4. The Next Great American Setter – Terry Pettit
  5. The Volley2s Guide to Teaching and Coaching – Volleyball England (PDF)
  6. An Appreciation of Karch Kiraly – Pete Wung
  7. Help training setter consistency – this blog
  8. Better Learning with Chunking – Jim Stone
  9. Putting Deliberate Practice into Action – Jim Stone
  10. Stats for Spikes-Markov Chains – Pete Wung

You’ll note that Jim Stone author 4 of the 10. Overall, he had 5 items on the list of about 40 of the most clicked links. Pete Wung comes in with 4 total. Mark Lebedew doesn’t have any entries in the top 10, but has 7 overall, and his brother Alexis has 3.

I should probably be pleased that this blog has 8 posts on that list, which is tops. 🙂

Not surprisingly, most of the list comprises content from my fellow volleyball bloggers. Here’s the top clicks of items from other sources.

  1. No Coach is an Island: Coaching in Competition – Balance is Better
  2. How athletes hit a fastball – Nature
  3. An Ecological Approach to Volleyball Practice Design & Coaching II – YouTube video
  4. Considerations for Training the High School Volleyball Athlete – SimpliFaster
  5. Four papers about stretching – Facebook post from a researcher

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John Forman
John Forman

John is currently the Talent Strategy Manager (oversees the national teams) and Indoor Performance Director for Volleyball England, as well as Global Director for Volleyball for Nation Academy. His volleyball coaching experience includes all three NCAA divisions, plus Junior College, in the US; university and club teams in the UK; professional coaching in Sweden; and both coaching and club management at the Juniors level. He's also been a visiting coach at national team, professional club, and juniors programs in several countries. Learn more on his bio page.

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