Whose ball is it? This is a question which should be answered before your team steps out on the court through understanding basic principles of seam responsibility.
If you're looking to use a 5-1 offensive system, there are a couple of things to consider when you decide on how to place your players on the court.
What are your favorite drills/games to practice serve receive? That question, or variations of it, come up a lot. Here are some thoughts and ideas.
There is a long-running debate over how to train players to receive serve. Is center-line passing the better choice? Or should platform angle be the focus?
When it comes to a pre-serve process keep in mind that both servers and passers should have them and that in both cases they should be simple.
A coach of a boys team is having problems fixing the passing technique of a certain player. I share some of my thoughts on how to get things turned around.
Not a good week, unfortunately, as we lost our first league home match of the season, then lost a tough one on the road on the weekend.
Some work I did on serving and serve reception got me thinking about the value of including missed serves in pass ratings.