The second week really started the process of develop a team style of play. It ended with the squad spending a day doing team-building exercises.
Who's the best choice to take the second ball if the setter is required to take the first one on defense?
I developed a player's guide while coaching at the University of Exeter where I worked with a variety of experience levels and playing backgrounds.
What is the real objective of defense in volleyball? It may not be what you think it is, which could impact the way you design your playing system.
This is a good small-sided game-play exercise that gets every player lots of touches and works especially on transition hitting.
This game pits the OH and OPP hitters against each other in a kill challenge to work on being able to score against full-team defense.
To what degree can and do volleyball coaches call plays from the bench? Perhaps an even better question to ask is should they?
Two primary areas of focus for this session - evaluating a pair of potential new additions and putting the players under physical and mental strain.