The last week was more about relaxation than volleyball, but I did managed to squeeze in a meeting with the club's board.
Traditionally, setters are told to keep the ball off the net to give hitters the best attacking opportunity. Is that really the best way to go, though?
The 6-2 offense has gained in popularity in NCAA volleyball because of the substitution rules. Is it really the better choice for a team to play, though?
To what degree can and do volleyball coaches call plays from the bench? Perhaps an even better question to ask is should they?
The question of passing targets and setter start position is one which has gotten a fair amount of consideration and discussion among volleyball coaches.
A reader has a couple of questions about how to train his young volleyball team and set them up to play from a system perspective.
The fact that top level teams use the back row attack successfully doesn't mean most teams should try to feature it in their attack.
A reader asked for some advice on developing a line-up and a system for a team with three strong middles based on how other teams would try to defend.