Some coaches wonder if they should share stats with their players. A more important consideration is how they use and talk about them.
As coaches we constant pursue improvement. But are we actually measuring improvement when we take stats in practice?
One thing people believe contributes to home advantage in volleyball is ref bias. Evidences supports its existence, but not its influence.
We rate passers in serve reception on a point scale. Can we do something similar for defenders to be able to make comparisons?
How are you allocating the time you spend in practice on the various actions of the game? Do you even know how they break down?
In this post I look at the statistical comparison of conferences (and teams) across all three NCAA volleyball divisions as I think about categorizations
What statistical measures correlate to success in volleyball? Here are some figures for you to look at on the subject. Much more to come later.
Here are some thoughts on a fairly easy way for a solo coach to keep useful stats during a match to provide some objective data