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?
"Move your feet" is often heard respect to serve reception. Given the importance of platform angle, should we instead be saying "move your platform"?
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.
Following on some earlier thinking about developing a way to work on serving and passing in a competitive way, I tried a new scoring system for a game.
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.
This is an entry in my volleyball coaching log for 2015-16. This week saw our focus shift back to Elitserie play, with our first league match of the second half on Saturday....