Hitters dropping their elbow is an issue volleyball coaches see quite often, but they often don't address it very effectively.
Here's an example of what powerful hitting mechanics look like, particularly with respect to generating power through the torso.
Here are some insights into how hitters need a good mentality and a full set of potential attacking solutions from coaching legend Julio Velasco.
Back row attacking - especially in the women's game - tends not to have a high success rate. If you do things right, though, you can improve that.
There's a lot of stuff out there about volleyball arm swing for hitting and serving. To put it bluntly, some of what you've seen and heard is plain bad.
A regular reader of the blog has an issue with hitters that can't attack with topspin. I've had that issue myself. Here's my advice on developing the skill.
In the AAU Volleyball magazine an article by Cassidy Lichmann lists five areas of the game where more work is probably needed. Here are my thoughts.
A fellow blogger has some advice for players looking to become powerful hitters. I share some of my own thoughts and observations to the conversation.