How much does hiding your team's play calls from the other side or trying to fake them out really make a difference? Probably not as much as you'd think.
A reader wonders about running an offense where hitters call their sets vs. one where the setter is responsible for play calling.
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.
Reflecting on the match I coached one day while I coached in Sweden I realized I made a mistake in how I thought about and handled my subs from a couple perspectives.
After a 10-day break, it was back to training for the team, though the New Years holiday and player availability caused some limits later in the week.
A hard-fought loss at Brøndby kept us from being top of the Oresund Liga standings at the break, but we did finish the first half top of the Elitserie.
The second week of the regular season ended with a fairly easy win. There were definite improvements in our main areas of focus.
One commentator blames hitting errors against key opponents for the failure of the US women at the 2015 World Cup. But what caused all those errors?